Patents by Inventor Ming Zhao

Ming Zhao 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: 20190158875
    Abstract: Disclosed are a method and device for generating a predicted picture, the method comprising: determining a reference rectangular block of pixels by shifting or warping parameter information which includes a location of a target rectangular block of pixels, or the parameter information comprises a location of a target rectangular block of pixels and depth information of a reference view; mapping the reference rectangular block of pixels to a target view according to the depth information of the reference view to obtain a projection rectangular block of pixels; and acquiring a predicted picture block from the projection rectangular block of pixels.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 23, 2018
    Publication date: May 23, 2019
    Inventors: Lu YU, Yichen ZHANG, Yin ZHAO, Yingjie HONG, Ming LI
  • Publication number: 20190157081
    Abstract: A method of forming a semiconductor structure for a III-N semiconductor channel device and a device produced by the method are disclosed. The method includes: (i) forming a buffer structure on a Si-substrate, wherein forming the buffer structure includes: forming a superlattice including at least one superlattice block, each superlattice block including a repetitive sequence of superlattice units, each superlattice unit including a first layer and a second layer formed on the first layer, wherein the first layer is a carbon-doped AlxGa1-xN layer and the second layer is a carbon-doped AlyGa1-yN layer, wherein x and y differ from each other and 0?x?1, 0?y?1, and wherein said at least first and second layers are epitaxially grown at a temperature of 980° C. or lower, and (ii) forming a III-N semiconductor channel layer above the buffer structure wherein the channel layer is epitaxially grown at a temperature of 1040° C. or lower and is grown to a thickness of 1 ?m or smaller.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 19, 2018
    Publication date: May 23, 2019
    Inventor: Ming Zhao
  • Patent number: 10295481
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to detection systems and methods. One illustrative detection system may include a distributed radiation source having a plurality of radiation source focus points, which irradiate an object under detection, wherein the plurality of radiation source focus points are divided into a certain number of groups, and a primary collimator that limits rays of each of the radiation source focus points such that the rays emit into an XRD detection device. An XRD detection device may include a plurality of XRD detectors that are divided into the same number of groups as the radiation source focus points, wherein XRD detectors in a same group are arranged to be separated by XRD detectors in other groups, and rays of each of the radiation source focus points are received by XRD detectors having the same group number as the group number of the radiation source focus point.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 12, 2016
    Date of Patent: May 21, 2019
    Assignees: Tsinghua University, Nuctech Company Limited
    Inventors: Zhiqiang Chen, Li Zhang, Tianyi Yang Dai, Ji Zhao, Xin Jin, Ming Chang
  • Patent number: 10299297
    Abstract: A network connection method is used for allowing a portable electronic device to connect to a node in a mesh network environment. The method includes the steps of: searching a plurality of nodes; determining whether there is a specific node in the plural of nodes; if yes, setting the specific node as a bridging point; if not, setting a node with the strongest signal strength in the plurality of nodes as the bridge point; and broadcasting to the other nodes via the bridge point under the mesh network environment.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 30, 2015
    Date of Patent: May 21, 2019
    Assignee: Gunitech Corp.
    Inventors: Shih-Chao Sheng, Ming-Yi Wang, Enoch Zhao, Huan-Ruei Shiu, Chien-Ju Hung
  • Publication number: 20190149975
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides a device discovering method and apparatus, a device and a computer storage medium, wherein the method comprises: receiving a user instruction instructing to discover devices; if it is found from search that an inter-network connection device exists in a local network and a current device-discovering process has not yet ended, sending first prompt information which includes a manner of guiding the user to trigger the inter-network connection device to be discovered. The manners provided by the present disclosure can guide the manner of triggering the inter-network connection device to be discovered during the device-discovering process, so that the user can conveniently and simply and smoothly trigger the inter-network connection device to be discovered according to the prompt information.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 29, 2017
    Publication date: May 16, 2019
    Applicant: BAIDU ONLINE NETWORK TECHNOLOGY (Beijing) CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Cheng Liu, Lei Zhong, Jing Zhao, Ming Wang, Ben Xu, Dongmin Ma, Yafei Miao, Wanjing Wang
  • Publication number: 20190149601
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides a device list synchronizing method and apparatus, a device and a computer storage medium, wherein the method comprises: after obtaining a user instruction instructing to discover devices, a smart network system sending, to a developer system, a DeviceDiscoveryRequest including first authorization information; the developer system storing the first authorization information; after obtaining information of update of a device list on a developer side, carrying the first authorization information to invoke an interface of the smart network system to trigger the smart network system to send the DeviceDiscoveryRequest to the developer system.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 29, 2017
    Publication date: May 16, 2019
    Applicant: BAIDU ONLINE NETWORK TECHNOLOGY (BEIJING) CO., LTD
    Inventors: Cheng LIU, Lei Zhong, Jing Zhao, Ming Wang, Ben Xu, Dongmin Ma, Yafei Miao, Wanjing Wang
  • Patent number: 10290520
    Abstract: A method for laminating glass panels includes (1) providing a TFT substrate and a CF substrate to be laminated, in which the CF substrate is coated with a seal resin and the TFT substrate carries liquid crystal dropped thereon; (2) aligning and laminating the TFT substrate and the CF substrate in a vacuum environment to complete a lamination process; (3) applying UV light to transmit through the TFT substrate for carrying out UV curing of the seal resin interposed between the CF substrate and the TFT substrate so as to complete a UV curing process; and (4) removing the laminated CF substrate and the TFT substrate that have been subjected to the UV curing process out of the vacuum environment.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 23, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 14, 2019
    Assignee: Shenzhen China Star Optoelectronics Technology Co., Ltd
    Inventors: Tao Ma, Tao Song, Ming Liu, Guodong Zhao
  • Patent number: 10252290
    Abstract: A low odor, fast curing composition coating composition with improved safety and mechanical properties, which cures readily under ambient conditions comprises a) a reactive polymer, oligomer or prepolymer having pendant acrylate or methacrylate groups, b) low odor acrylate or methacrylate monomers, c) an acrylate or methacrylate crosslinker, d) an isocyanate crosslinker, e) a thermal or photo active initiator, and optionally a reactive diluent and/or bead polymer. The composition is cured through multiple pathways, e.g., peroxide initiated radical curing and urethane step chain polymerization. Flooring and other construction materials coated with the composition are also provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 24, 2016
    Date of Patent: April 9, 2019
    Assignee: Dur-A-Flex Inc.
    Inventors: Ming Zhao, David Royston Hughes, Murty Venkata Bhamidipati, Kyle Sanford Smith, Ronald Joseph Phillips
  • Patent number: 10250712
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to a method and a server for configuring a scenario mode. The method includes: acquiring device information of a plurality of smart device bound to a user account; pushing, according to the device information of the smart devices, at least one predefined scenario mode template to a controlling device bound to the user account; receiving, from the controlling device, scenario mode template selection information indicating a selected scenario mode template; and defining, according to the scenario mode template selection information, a scenario mode corresponding to the selected scenario mode template for the smart devices, wherein the smart devices comprise at least one first smart device and at least one second smart device, and the scenario mode represents an operation mode for controlling actions of the at least one second smart device according to a status parameter collected by the at least one first smart device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 2, 2015
    Date of Patent: April 2, 2019
    Assignee: XIAOMI INC.
    Inventors: Qiang Fu, Yang Wang, Qiao Ren, Ming Zhao
  • Publication number: 20190070518
    Abstract: A first battling device has one or more processors, memory, one or more wireless receiving components; and one or more driving component for moving the first battling device. The first battling device receives a radio signal by using at least one of the wireless receiving components, the radio signal being broadcast by a wireless transmitting component of a second battling device that is distinct from the first battling device. The first battling device determines a position of the first battling device relative to the second battling device according to respective position information of the at least one of the wireless receiving components of the first battling device that have received the radio signal. The first battling device performs a predetermined action according to the respective position information of the at least one of the wireless receiving components of the first battling device that have received the radio signal.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 2, 2018
    Publication date: March 7, 2019
    Inventors: Sixi LU, Chuankang Fan, Lujie Kang, Ming Zhao, Qingwei He, Chao Gong, Yanqing Jing, Zhe Zhu, Yao Chen
  • Patent number: 10197191
    Abstract: A pipe retaining device comprises a base panel; a clamping member coupled to the base panel and including a flexible part; and an adjusting member disposed outside the clamping member. The adjusting member includes a plurality of retaining portions adjacent to the flexible part and is moveable relative to the clamping member such that the flexible part is selectively engaged with one of the retaining portions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 6, 2018
    Date of Patent: February 5, 2019
    Assignee: Ford Global Technologies, LLC
    Inventors: Lawrence Wu, Seven Qi, Le Hong, Ming Zhao
  • Publication number: 20190029996
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides a composition of artesunate, a process of preparing the same, and a method of treatment.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 13, 2017
    Publication date: January 31, 2019
    Inventors: MING ZHAO, LI-MING ZHOU
  • Patent number: 10192959
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to a III-N based substrate for power electronic devices, comprising a base substrate, a III-N laminate above the base substrate and a buffer layer structure between the base substrate and the III-N laminate. The buffer layer structure comprises at least a first superlattice laminate and a second superlattice laminate above the first superlattice laminate. The first superlattice laminate comprises a repetition of a first superlattice unit which consists of a plurality of first AlGaN layers. The second superlattice laminate comprises a repetition of a second superlattice unit which consists of a plurality of second AlGaN layers. An average aluminum content of the first superlattice laminate is a predetermined difference greater than an average aluminum content of the second superlattice laminate, to improve the vertical breakdown voltage. The present disclosure also relates to a method for manufacturing a III-N based substrate for power electronic devices.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 20, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 29, 2019
    Assignee: IMEC VZW
    Inventor: Ming Zhao
  • Publication number: 20190022044
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides new salts of 5-aminolevulinic acid (5-ALA) and new salts of 5-ALA esters, their preparation, formulation and use as photosensitizing agents in photodynamic therapy, diagnosis and cosmetic cares.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 24, 2017
    Publication date: January 24, 2019
    Inventors: MING ZHAO, LI-MING ZHOU
  • Publication number: 20190026268
    Abstract: Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on computer storage media, for associating still images and videos. One method includes receiving a plurality of images and a plurality of videos and determining whether the images are related to the videos. The determining includes, for an image and a video, extracting features from the image and extracting features frames of the video, and comparing the features to determine whether the image is related to the video. The method further includes maintaining a data store storing data associating each image with each video determined to be related to the image.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 21, 2018
    Publication date: January 24, 2019
    Inventors: Ming Zhao, Yang Song, Hartwig Adam, Ullas Gargi, Yushi Jing, Henry Allan Rowley
  • Publication number: 20190006844
    Abstract: A method for generating electric substation load transfer control parameters includes adjusting elements in a fundamental scale matrix according to a condition change of a power grid, wherein the fundamental scale matrix is constructed based on the topology structure of the power grid, and the elements in the fundamental scale matrix represent switch information and risk values of paths between nodes of the power grid, wherein the switch information represents number of switching times required for connecting two nodes of the power grid; and performing operations on the adjusted fundamental scale matrix to generate switch information and risk values of paths for electric substation load transfer control, as electric substation load transfer control parameters.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 26, 2018
    Publication date: January 3, 2019
    Applicant: Utopus Insights, Inc.
    Inventors: Zhen Huang, Feng Jin, Qi Ming Tian, Wen Jun Yin, Ya Nan Zhang, Ming Zhao
  • Publication number: 20180354230
    Abstract: A removable multi-layered flooring system comprising a 1) a foundation or primer layer applied to an underlying flooring surface, 2) a peelable support comprising a supporting material and a cross-linkable or curable polymer composition that penetrates the supporting layer to form a unified, cohesive support that can be peeled from the foundation/primer layer in its entirety, and 3) one or more upper polymer layers applied to the top of the peelable support. The multilayered system can be applied to the surface of a sub-flooring, e.g., concrete, and remains secured until such time as a new flooring is desired, at which time the peelable support and upper polymer layers are removed, e.g., by peeling them from the foundation layer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 12, 2018
    Publication date: December 13, 2018
    Inventors: Ming Zhao, Kyle Sanford Smith, Murty Venkata Bhamidipati, Michael Joseph Schatz, David Royston Hughes
  • Publication number: 20180342111
    Abstract: A virtual model display method, device and system are provided. The method includes: receiving a first identification information list sent by an entity equipment; sending the first identification information list to a server. The first identification information list is used for triggering the server to determine a second identification information list according to the first identification information list. The method also includes receiving the second identification information list fed back by the server. The second identification information list includes identification information in the first identification information list and verified by the server. The method also includes acquiring one or more virtual images corresponding to the identification information in the second identification information list; and assembling the one or more virtual images to obtain a virtual model corresponding to the entity equipment.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 2, 2018
    Publication date: November 29, 2018
    Inventors: Chuankang FAN, Zhe ZHU, Ming ZHAO, Yanqing JING
  • Patent number: 10138390
    Abstract: The invention relates to the field of materials technology and provides a modified nano-silica and a method for preparing the same, a pigment dispersion and a photosensitive resin composition, so as to solve the problem that conventional nano-silica cannot crosslink with other polymeric materials, and pigment dispersions are apt to aggregate and have a poor film-forming property. The modified nano-silica according to the invention has unsaturated double bonds on the surface thereof and can crosslink with other polymeric materials, such that the pigment dispersion comprising the modified nano-silica can effectively prevent agglomeration and has a good film-forming property, and the photosensitive resin composition comprising the pigment dispersion can reduce the thermal expansion of a film made thereby, as well as the occurrence of shrinkage and collapse phenomena in the surface of the film, and enhance the heat-resistance, chemical-resistance, mechanical properties and abrasion-resistance of the film.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 11, 2013
    Date of Patent: November 27, 2018
    Assignee: BOE TECHNOLOGY GROUP CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Ming Zhao
  • Publication number: 20180333506
    Abstract: Provided herein are compositions, systems, and methods for minimally-invasive assessment of toxicity-induced tissue injury. In particular, external (e.g., whole-body) scanning is employed to detect toxicity-induced injuries, such as those caused by chemotherapeutics.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 16, 2018
    Publication date: November 22, 2018
    Inventors: Ming Zhao, Steven E. Johnson