Patents by Inventor Qiang Xu

Qiang Xu 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: 20200059098
    Abstract: Disclosed are various embodiments for optimizing energy management. A quantity of renewable power that will be generated by renewable energy generation sources can be forecasted. The energy demand for a building or a cluster of buildings can be forecasted. A pricing model for buying energy from a grid can be determined. A quantity of energy to import from the grid or export to the grid can be scheduled based on the quantity of renewable energy forecasted and the state of charge or health of battery energy storage system, current and future operations of building HVAC, lighting and plug loads system, the forecasted energy demand for the building, and the pricing of the energy from the grid.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 22, 2018
    Publication date: February 20, 2020
    Applicant: Board of Regents, The University of Texas System
    Inventors: Bing Dong, Zhaoxuan Li, Jeff Qiang Xu
  • Patent number: 10565713
    Abstract: An image processing apparatus includes a calculator configured to calculate a respective position offset for each of a plurality of candidate areas in a second frame based on a position of a basis image in a first frame and a determiner configured to determine a final selected area that includes a target in the second frame based on a respective weight allocated to each of the plurality of candidate areas and the calculated respective position offset.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 26, 2017
    Date of Patent: February 18, 2020
    Inventors: Lin Ma, Deheng Qian, DongKyung Nam, Guangwei Wang, Jingu Heo, Jingtao Xu, Mingcai Zhou, Qiang Wang, Zairan Wang, Zhihua Liu
  • Publication number: 20200040826
    Abstract: A vehicle power output control method, apparatus and system are provided. The method includes: collecting an image of a road surface on which a vehicle drives currently, and recognizing, according to the image of the road surface, the type of the road surface on which the vehicle drives currently; starting, according to the current type of the road surface, a terrain mode corresponding to an all-terrain adaptive mode; determining, in the terrain mode, a power output strategy corresponding to the current terrain mode; and adjusting an output torque of an engine according to a power output curve corresponding to the current power output strategy, the power output curve being a function curve using a stepping depth of an accelerator pedal as a variable and the output torque of the engine as an output. The method facilitates outputting an adaptive power by an engine when a vehicle drives on different road surfaces.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 26, 2018
    Publication date: February 6, 2020
    Inventors: Lingtao HAN, Qiang REN, Ted,S HUANG, Wei XU, Chunyun ZHENG
  • Patent number: 10552973
    Abstract: Exemplary embodiments provide an image vision processing method, device and equipment and relate to: determining parallax and depth information of event pixel points in a dual-camera frame image acquired by Dynamic Vision Sensors; determining multiple neighboring event pixel points of each non-event pixel point in the dual-camera frame image; determining, according to location information of each neighboring event pixel point of each non-event pixel point, depth information of the non-event pixel point; and performing processing according to the depth information of each pixel point in the dual-camera frame image. Since non-event pixel points are not required to participate in the matching of pixel points, even if it is difficult to distinguish between the non-event pixel points or the non-event pixel points are occluded, depth information of the non-event pixel points can be accurately determined according to the location information of neighboring event pixel points.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 14, 2017
    Date of Patent: February 4, 2020
    Inventors: Dongqing Zou, Feng Shi, Weiheng Liu, Deheng Qian, Hyunsurk Eric Ryu, Jia Li, Jingtao Xu, Keun Joo Park, Qiang Wang, Changwoo Shin
  • Publication number: 20200036336
    Abstract: A power control circuit includes: a voltage-current converter and a programmable current amplifier; the voltage-current converter is configured to detect an inputted output power control signal, and to convert the output power control signal to a control current and output same; and the programmable current amplifier is configured to receive the control current and output the amplified control current as a bias current of the power amplifier connected to the power control circuit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 1, 2019
    Publication date: January 30, 2020
    Inventors: Qiang SU, Zhenfei PENG, Baiming XU, Jiangtao YI
  • Patent number: 10544137
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a PI3K inhibitor, and a pharmaceutically acceptable salt, polycrystalline form, and application thereof. The invention specifically provides a polycrystalline form of 4-chloro-5-(6-(1-(methylsulfonyl)cyclopropyl)-2-morpholinopyrimidin-4-yl)pyridin-2-amine, a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof, or a polycrystalline form of the salt. The invention further discloses a pharmaceutical composition comprising the inhibitor and an application of the pharmaceutical composition.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 31, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 28, 2020
    Inventors: Taotao Jiang, Qiang Xu, Zhaoling Dan
  • Patent number: 10545244
    Abstract: Methods, systems, and computer programs are presented for cloud-offloaded position calculation with on-device acquisition. One method includes operations for collecting raw global positioning system (GPS) signals for a set of positions, and storing in memory the raw GPS signals. The method further includes processing the raw GPS signals in batch mode at the computing device to obtain acquisition data for the positions, where the processing includes identifying tasks for parallel processing by a graphics processing unit (GPU), performing, by the GPU, the tasks in parallel by assigning each of the tasks to a core processor within the GPU, and combining results from performing the tasks to obtain the acquisition data. Additionally, the method includes an operation for transmitting the acquisition data to a server for calculating locations for the set positions at the server, the server storing the locations and making the locations available for location-tracking applications.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 15, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 28, 2020
    Assignee: Microsoft Technology Licensing, LLC
    Inventors: Jie Liu, Nissanka Arachchige Bodhi Priyantha, Lucas N Joppa, Qiang Xu
  • Publication number: 20200024925
    Abstract: A reverse rotary sprinkler drilling pipe system with anti-sticking function and its application method. This system comprises the front and rear drilling pipes which are arranged in sequence, a water spraying device, a rotary device. The rear drilling pipe is connected with an external drilling rig. The front and rear drilling pipes are respectively arranged with through holes in an inner axial direction. The water spraying device comprises a first cylinder and a connecting body, and symmetrical multiple groups of water spraying holes are arranged on the inner sidewall of the first cylinder. A limit block is arranged in the upper part of the inner sidewall. The connecting body is disposed with water conveyance hole which is connected with the through hole and the inner part of the first cylinder.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 28, 2019
    Publication date: January 23, 2020
    Inventors: Yunliang TAN, Xuesheng LIU, Deyuan FAN, Jianguo NING, Qiang XU, Bangyou JIANG, Guangchao ZHANG
  • Patent number: 10539738
    Abstract: A backlight module and a display device are provided in the present disclosure. The backlight module includes: a light guide plate, a plastic frame and a back plate; the back plate includes an accommodating portion and a folded edge perpendicular to the accommodating portion; the light guide plate is disposed on the accommodating portion; the plastic frame is configured to be in a snap engagement with the folded edge of the back plate and includes an outer blocking wall and a carrying portion perpendicular to the outer blocking wall; and a blocking member is disposed between the folded edge and the light guide plate, and the blocking member is configured to block light leakage at a position where the outer blocking wall and the folded edge are snap engaged.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 29, 2018
    Date of Patent: January 21, 2020
    Inventors: Mookeun Shin, Zhenyu Han, Qiang Zhang, Hui Dong, Haifeng Xu, Aixia Sang
  • Publication number: 20200017939
    Abstract: A calcium-bearing magnesium and rare earth element alloy consists essentially of, in mass percent, zinc (Zn): 1-3%; aluminum (Al): 1-3%; calcium (Ca): 0.1-0.4%; gadolinium (Gd): 0.1-0.4%; yttrium (Y): 0-0.4%; manganese (Mn): 0-0.2%; and balance magnesium (Mg).
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 11, 2017
    Publication date: January 16, 2020
    Applicant: The Boeing Company
    Inventors: Haitao Jiang, Qiang Kang, Yun Zhang, Peng Liu, Peng Dong, Zhe Xu, Chaomin Liu
  • Publication number: 20200012032
    Abstract: A light guide plate includes a body region and a light incident region. The body region has a light exiting surface, an opposite base surface, and a side surface between the light exiting surface and the base surface. The light incident region is located at the side surface of the body region for receiving incident light and includes projections protruding outwards from the side surface of the body region, and a cavity is defined between adjacent projections. Each projection has a top surface and outer side walls. The outer side walls also define inner side walls of each cavity together with a bottom surface. The top surface, side walls, and bottom surface together are a light incident surface of the light incident region. An angle between the top surface and each outer side wall is called an apex angle, which is greater than 90 degrees.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 16, 2019
    Publication date: January 9, 2020
    Inventors: Qiang ZHANG, Hui DONG, Mookeun SHIN, Haifeng XU, Xiaojun WU, Zhenyu HAN, Aixia SANG, Xiaochun SHI, Kaiwen WANG, Kai WANG
  • Publication number: 20200013400
    Abstract: Embodiments of the present disclosure disclose an interaction method and apparatus. A specific embodiment of the method includes: generating, in response to determining that a request input by a user satisfies a guiding condition, guiding information, and feeding back the guiding information to the user, the guiding condition including one of the following: associating with a plurality of query intents, or associating with no query intent; and generating, based on the request and a feedback input by the user corresponding to the guiding information, an intent-clear request, and feeding back push information bound with the intent-clear request to the user. Realizing that in the process of interacting with the user, for conditions such as the request input by the user is associated with a plurality of query intents or incompleteness, an intent-clear request associated with an explicit query intent is determined through the interaction with the user.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 28, 2019
    Publication date: January 9, 2020
    Inventors: Mengmeng Zhang, Zhongji Fan, Lei Shi, Li Wan, Qiang Ju, Chao Yin, Wei Shen, Jian Xie, Ran Xu, Jingya Wang
  • Publication number: 20200007461
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides a resource pushing method, a device and a storage medium for a smart device, the method includes: acquiring a first pushing resource according to a preset rule, where the first pushing resource is used by the smart device to interact with a user, pushing the first pushing resource to the user. In the solution, relevant resources are actively acquired according to behavior information of the user, triggering and hotspots, and are pushed to the user, thereby saving the cost in resource querying by the user, and increasing the exposure of platform resources.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 9, 2019
    Publication date: January 2, 2020
    Inventors: Mengmeng ZHANG, Jingyu YE, Xi ZHANG, Hualong ZU, Xinya ZHANG, Lingjin XU, Xiaochen JIA, Sunhonglu DONG, Zhongji FAN, Li WAN, Bo ZHANG, Liuhui ZHANG, Wenming WANG, Jiaguang LU, Shuai WANG, Gang ZHANG, Qiang JU, Xiaonan HE, Wensong HE, Yafei MIAO
  • Publication number: 20200003207
    Abstract: A water pump vibration damping device, that includes: a water pump, a main body, a soft pad, and a connection piece. The main body is disposed for the water pump to fix thereon, and is provided with a second connection hole. The soft pad is disposed between the water pump and the main body, and on the soft pad is disposed a first connection hole acting in cooperation with the second connection hole. The connection piece is used for penetrating it through the first connection hole and the second connection hole, to fix the soft pad and the main body together.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 22, 2019
    Publication date: January 2, 2020
  • Patent number: 10520206
    Abstract: A window air conditioner is provided. The window air conditioner includes an air conditioner body; and a sealing plate assembly disposed at at least one side of the air conditioner body and including a fixed sealing plate group and a sliding sealing plate group connected with the fixed sealing plate group in a sealing manner, in which the fixed sealing plate group is disposed on a side wall of the air conditioner body, and the sliding sealing plate group is disposed at a side of the fixed sealing plate group away from the air conditioner body slidably in a direction approaching to or moving away from the air conditioner body.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 6, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 31, 2019
    Inventors: Qiang Xu, Haiping Zhou
  • Publication number: 20190389063
    Abstract: A method and apparatus for determining a trajectory of a robot's end effector are disclosed. In an embodiment, the apparatus includes a force obtaining device to obtain a collision force of the end effector of the robot, caused by a collision of the end effector upon the collision being detected; and a trajectory determining device to determine a second trajectory of the end effector based on the collision force of the end effector obtained, and based on a recorded first trajectory of the end effector. The recorded first trajectory is a trajectory recorded before the collision, and the second trajectory is a trajectory determined after the collision. As such, an efficient protection for the robot and its working environment at the moment of collision may be achieved.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 24, 2019
    Publication date: December 26, 2019
    Applicant: Siemens Aktiengesellschaft
    Inventors: Wen Kang Xu, Jian Qiang WU, Yue ZHUO
  • Patent number: 10508818
    Abstract: A window air conditioner is provided. The window air conditioner includes an air conditioner body configured to be mounted to a mounting window; and a heat-insulation sealing assembly having at least two layers and provided between the air conditioner body and the mounting window to insulate an inside of the mounting window from an outside of the mounting window.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 6, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 17, 2019
    Inventors: Qiang Xu, Haiping Zhou, Jianjun Cao
  • Patent number: 10493439
    Abstract: [Problem] The main purpose is to provide a novel carbon-containing solid acid which has an excellent catalytic activity and of which the catalytic activity cannot be deteriorated easily even when used repeatedly. [Solution] A carbon-containing solid acid which comprises a carbonaceous material having a sulfonate group, wherein the carbonaceous material has a graphene structure in at least a part thereof and contains boron.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 27, 2014
    Date of Patent: December 3, 2019
    Inventors: Hiroshi Shioyama, Hiroaki Sakurai, Qiang Xu, Masato Kiuchi, Yutaka Kimura
  • Patent number: 10497144
    Abstract: The present disclosure discloses a method and system for identifying a part of a vehicle and a vehicle inspection system. The method includes: acquiring a vehicle body image sequence of a vehicle to be identified; reconstructing the vehicle body by using a first vehicle body reconstruction model generated through a deep learning algorithm and on the basis of the vehicle body image sequence, so as to acquire a vehicle body reconstruction image of the vehicle to be identified; and identifying a boundary identifier of the vehicle to be identified on the basis of the vehicle body reconstruction image of the vehicle to be identified.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 22, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 3, 2019
    Inventors: Yanwei Xu, Zheng Hu, Yongming Wang, Chuan Gao, Weifeng Yu, Qiang Li, Yuan Ma, Jianping Gu, Yu Hu, Shangmin Sun
  • Patent number: 10490113
    Abstract: The present application discloses a voltage shift circuit and a driving method thereof, a driving device and a display apparatus. The voltage shift circuit includes: a first input terminal, a second input terminal, a first voltage terminal, a second voltage terminal, and an output terminal. The first input terminal is configured to input a first signal. The second input terminal is configured to input a second signal. The first voltage terminal is configured to input a first voltage. The second voltage terminal is configured to input a second voltage. The output terminal is configured to output an output signal. The voltage shift circuit is configured to lower the first voltage to an output voltage within a first time using the first signal, and to raise the second voltage to the output voltage within a second time using the second signal. The first time partially overlaps with the second time.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 6, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 26, 2019
    Inventors: Xianyong Gao, Shuai Hou, Lijun Xiao, Bo Xu, Siqing Fu, Xu Lu, Qiang Yu, Lisheng Liang, Shuai Chen, Fei Shang