Patents by Inventor Ran Zhou

Ran Zhou 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: 10500716
    Abstract: Disclosed is a home service robot, comprising an intelligent control system, a mechanical structure and a remote control terminal. The intelligent control system is mounted in the mechanical structure, and the intelligent control system is controlled by the remote control terminal, to cause the mechanical structure to act correspondingly. The mechanical structure comprises a head (1), a body (2), a chassis (7), a chassis suspension protection and movement mechanism and two movable moving-wing mechanisms (4). The head (1) is mounted at an upper end of the body (2), and the body (2) is mounted on the chassis (7); the two moving-wing mechanisms (4) are symmetrically mounted on two sides of the body (2), and the chassis suspension protection and movement mechanism is mounted on the bottom of the chassis (7). The robot has multiple functions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 22, 2016
    Date of Patent: December 10, 2019
    Assignee: Beijing Evolver Robotics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Ran Wei, Wei Wang, Qingyun Xu, Tao Qiao, Jinwen Hou, Xifeng Zhou
  • Publication number: 20190345814
    Abstract: A sensing sub-assembly for use with a drilling assembly that includes a cylindrical body including an internal flow channel extending therethrough. The internal flow channel is configured to channel a first fluid therethrough. A recessed cavity is also defined therein. The recessed cavity is coupled in flow communication with an ambient environment exterior of the cylindrical body, and a second fluid flows within the ambient environment. The recessed cavity is configured to receive a continuous stream of the second fluid therethrough. At least one sensor is coupled to the cylindrical body, and the at least one sensor is configured to determine characteristics of the second fluid in the continuous stream that flows through the recessed cavity.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 5, 2017
    Publication date: November 14, 2019
    Applicant: General Electric Company
    Inventors: Jian Zhou, Yan Mei, Yi Liao, Weijia Lu, Jing Ye, Weihua Shang, Shiguang Li, Ran Niu
  • Publication number: 20190340424
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a computer-implemented method of identifying a physical object, comprising the steps of providing image data comprising an image object representing a physical object, analyzing the image data to extract identification data for the image object, providing supplementary data associated with a particular physical object, and determining whether the image object corresponds to the particular physical object based on the identification data and supplementary data.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 2, 2019
    Publication date: November 7, 2019
    Inventors: Christian Behrenberg, Stefan Fuhrmann, Maximilian Krueger, Stefan Schlenger, Martin Werner, Christian Winter, Marco W├Ârmann, Ran Zhou
  • Publication number: 20190337618
    Abstract: An unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) system includes a first device including a housing space, a second device configured to be housed and held at the housing space, and a retaining structure configured to hold the second device at the housing space.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 26, 2019
    Publication date: November 7, 2019
    Inventors: Daijun ZHOU, Ran LIAO
  • Publication number: 20190305002
    Abstract: A thin film transistor device and a method for preparing the same, an array substrate and a display device are disclosed. The thin film transistor device includes a first thin film transistor and a second thin film transistor coupled with each other. A first electrode of the first thin film transistor, a second electrode of the second thin film transistor, and a connecting line therebetween which is configured to couple the first electrode and the second electrode, are formed in a same layer, with each end of the connecting line being connected between respective ends of the first electrode and the second electrode opposite to each other. In the thin film transistor device, the first electrode and the second electrode are spaced apart from each other by a concave portion which is recessed in a region therebetween.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 2, 2018
    Publication date: October 3, 2019
    Inventors: Jideng Zhou, Ran Zhang, Yi Wang, Huanyu Li
  • Patent number: 10371842
    Abstract: A seismic data analysis system includes seismic receivers to collect seismic survey data, wherein the seismic survey data includes direct and reflected arrival data in response to at least one seismic source fired at different shot offsets. The system also includes memory that stores the collected seismic survey data. The system also includes a processing unit that extracts traveltimes for direct and reflected arrivals from the seismic survey data and performs an inversion using the direct and reflected arrival traveltimes simultaneously to determine anisotropy parameters, including Thomsen parameters, epsilon (?) and delta (?), for at least one layer of a vertical transversely isotropic (VTI) model.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 7, 2014
    Date of Patent: August 6, 2019
    Assignee: Halliburton Energy Services, Inc.
    Inventors: Ran Zhou, Bruce Edward Cornish, Donghong Pei, Daniel Joseph Quinn
  • Patent number: 10363803
    Abstract: An encapsulation assembly and a forming method thereof, and a vehicle window are provided. The method includes: forming a trim which includes a decoration section and a connection section with a penetration structure formed therein; and forming a gasket which includes a fixing section covering the connection section of the trim, wherein a part of the fixing section is filled into the penetration structure of the connection section. The encapsulation assembly includes: a trim which includes a decoration section and a connection section with a penetration structure formed therein; and a gasket which includes a fixing section covering the connection section of the trim, wherein a part of the fixing section is filled into the penetration structure of the connection section. The vehicle window includes a piece of glass and the above encapsulation assembly. A part of the fixing section of the gasket can be filled into the penetration structure.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 2, 2015
    Date of Patent: July 30, 2019
    Assignee: SAINT-GOBAIN GLASS FRANCE
    Inventors: Jun Zhou, Ran Weng
  • Publication number: 20190220640
    Abstract: A method for detecting a two-dimensional barcode is provided. Binarization processing is performed on an image to obtain a binary image. Whether the binary image has a target pattern is determined, and it is determined that the binary image has a two-dimensional barcode in response to determining that the binary image has the target pattern. An enlarged image of the two-dimensional barcode is obtained, and two-dimensional barcode detection is performed on the enlarged image of the two-dimensional barcode.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 25, 2019
    Publication date: July 18, 2019
    Applicant: TENCENT TECHNOLOGY (SHENZHEN) COMPANY LIMITED
    Inventors: Dian Ping XU, Yu Geng LIN, Chen RAN, Hong Yang WANG, Zhang Jing YANG, Jun Jie ZHOU, Pin Lin CHEN, Jing WU, Han Qi ZHANG
  • Publication number: 20190197826
    Abstract: An interactive application processing method is described. A selection of an online interactive activity by a user is received in an interactive application. The online interactive activity is associated with an offline interactive activity. According to a past performance result, a determination is made, by circuitry of an interactive application apparatus, as to whether the user qualifies to participate in the offline interactive activity. When the user is determined to qualify to participate in the offline interactive activity, identity information of the user is acquired. A certificate is generated based on the identity information for allowing the user to participate in the offline interactive activity.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 5, 2019
    Publication date: June 27, 2019
    Applicant: TENCENT TECHNOLOGY (SHENZHEN) COMPANY LIMITED
    Inventors: Yong FAN, Zhiqiang HE, Jing ZHOU, Wuming YIN, Caiming FU, Xuan YU, Mingang HUANG, Yi LIU, Xiaohui CHEN, Xiaohui ZHENG, Ran DING, Xiejuan LIAO, Kan LIAO, Yancen LIN, Xiongfei WU, Ming HAN, Yuan YUAN, Xin ZHANG, Qingxin CHEN, Sheng HUANG, Yihua JIN, Yu CHEN
  • Publication number: 20190175682
    Abstract: A composition with a health preserving effect, comprising 2.5-6.5 parts of Rhizoma Polygonati and 27.5-84.5 parts of a Rhizoma Polygonati-soaked solution mixture. The Rhizoma Polygonati-soaked solution mixture is a mixture of a baijiu soaking solution obtained by soaking Rhizoma Polygonati in baijiu and dregs of a decoction. Also provided are health preserving wine prepared from the composition and a preparation method thereof. The preparation method comprises subjecting the Rhizoma Polygonati and the Rhizoma Polygonati-soaked solution mixture to mixed culture fermentation with proso millet. The health preserving wine is prepared by combining fermentation and soaking processes.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 19, 2018
    Publication date: June 13, 2019
    Inventor: RAN ZHOU
  • Patent number: 10295248
    Abstract: A refrigeration appliance includes a cabinet that defines a storage compartment. A door is pivotably coupled to the cabinet and is movable between a closed position for closing the storage compartment and an open position for allowing access to the storage compartment. The door includes an inner surface and an outer surface. An opening extends between the inner surface and the outer surface. A window is disposed within the opening. The window optionally includes a lower portion that is non-transparent. A storage bin is attachable to a lower portion of the inner surface of the door wherein the non-transparent portion of the window obstructs viewing of the storage bin when the door is in the closed position.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 9, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 21, 2019
    Assignee: Electrolux Home Products, Inc.
    Inventors: Orin Miller, Ricky Burgan, Doug Burnett, Miranda Valentino, Joel Riddell, Varun Rajasekaran, Jose Macias, Terry Lynn Sexton, Josh Hanson, Ran Zhou, Cornel Comsa, Matthew Elexy Edge, Billy Seth Lon Campbell
  • Patent number: 10267465
    Abstract: A downlight apparatus may include a canister with a canister body and a canister base comprising a female helical thread defined as an engagement host. The downlight apparatus may also include a lamp including a lamp body and a male helical ridge, defined as a lamp ridge. The lamp ridge includes a platform that extends distally from a root of the lamp ridge to a distance ranging from 2 to 20 times greater than the distance between the root and the crest of an Edison screw base thread. The lamp and the canister are structured to secure to one another when the lamp engages with the engagement host.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 29, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 23, 2019
    Assignee: Lighting Science Group Corporation
    Inventors: Fredric S. Maxik, Mark Penley Boomgaarden, Ran Zhou, Addy Widjaja, Matthew Regan, David E. Bartine
  • Patent number: 10267741
    Abstract: The present invention belongs to the field of laser plasma emission spectrometry, and in particular relates to a method for improving the detection sensitivity on a carbon element in laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 13, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 23, 2019
    Assignee: HUAZHONG UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
    Inventors: Xiangyou Li, Jiaming Li, Lianbo Guo, Xiaoyan Zeng, Yongfeng Lu, Zhongqi Hao, Ran Zhou, Yun Tang, Ping Yang
  • Patent number: 10234129
    Abstract: A modular street lighting system comprising an attachment structure, power circuitry positioned, a support structure, and a lighting component comprising a body member comprising a light source housing section and a center component, the center component comprising a plurality of vertically-oriented heat dissipating structures, a circuit housing, circuitry, a rear attachment section, a lighting element in thermal communication, and an optic positioned within the light source housing section. The circuitry is configured to provide power for and control the operation of the lighting element. The lighting element is configured to emit light in the direction of the optic. The optic is configured to reflect light so as to be emitted by the lighting component. The plurality of heat dissipating structures are positioned in thermal communication with the back wall.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 4, 2015
    Date of Patent: March 19, 2019
    Assignee: Lighting Science Group Corporation
    Inventors: Mark Andrew Oostdyk, Fredric S. Maxik, David E. Bartine, Matthew Regan, Ran Zhou, Addy S. Widjaja, Raymond Reynolds
  • Patent number: 10227547
    Abstract: The invention belongs to the field of traditional Chinese medicine (TCM), and in particular relates to an astragalus membranaceus seed raw oil and refined oil extracted from astragalus membranaceus seeds by using a supercritical extraction method, and to a use thereof in the preparation of health-care products. The astragalus membranaceus seed raw oil is obtained by supercritical CO2 fluid extraction on the astragalus membranaceus seeds; and the astragalus membranaceus seed refined oil is obtained by physically refining the astragalus membranaceus seed raw oil. The astragalus membranaceus seed raw oil and refined oil have the effects of preventing thrombosis and dilating blood vessels, can also prevent diseases such as atherosclerosis, hypertension, hyperglycemia and high cholesterol, and can be used as a long-term dietary health-care oil product for cardiovascular patients.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 15, 2013
    Date of Patent: March 12, 2019
    Assignee: SHANXI ZHENDONG PHARMACEUTICAL CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Qianjin Feng, Ran Zhou, Anping Li, Sufen Liu, Jin Li, Cailing Shang
  • Patent number: 10222011
    Abstract: A thoroughfare lighting device includes a housing to be attached to a thoroughfare surface, and including sidewalls that taper. A plurality of light-emitting diodes (LEDs) selectively illuminate individual lanes, including a first set of LEDs to emit a generally white light, and a second set of LEDs to emit colored light that is observable by an observer. A driver circuit operates the second set of LEDs to emit colored light illuminating a single lane indicating a condition of the individual lane. Optics may be carried by the housing and positioned in optical communication with at least a portion of the plurality of LEDs. A traffic sensor communicatively coupled to the driver circuit and configured to sense a traffic pattern and generate information regarding traffic on the associated thoroughfare. The driver circuit is configured to operate the plurality of LEDs responsive to the information generated by the traffic sensor.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 30, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 5, 2019
    Inventors: Mark Andrew Oostdyk, Addy S. Widjaja, Fredric S. Maxik, David E. Bartine, Robert R. Soler, Ran Zhou, James Lynn Schellack
  • Publication number: 20180335388
    Abstract: The present invention belongs to the field of laser plasma emission spectrometry, and in particular relates to a method for improving the detection sensitivity on a carbon element in laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 13, 2018
    Publication date: November 22, 2018
    Inventors: Xiangyou LI, Jiaming LI, Lianbo GUO, Xiaoyan ZENG, Yongfeng LU, Zhongqi HAO, Ran ZHOU, Yun TANG, Ping YANG
  • Publication number: 20180192791
    Abstract: A refrigeration appliance includes a cabinet that defines a storage compartment. A door is pivotably coupled to the cabinet and is movable between a closed position for closing the storage compartment and an open position for allowing access to the storage compartment. The door includes an inner surface and an outer surface. An opening extends between the inner surface and the outer surface. A window is disposed within the opening. The window optionally includes a lower portion that is non-transparent. A storage bin is attachable to a lower portion of the inner surface of the door wherein the non-transparent portion of the window obstructs viewing of the storage bin when the door is in the closed position.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 9, 2017
    Publication date: July 12, 2018
    Inventors: Orin Miller, Ricky Burgan, Doug Burnett, Miranda Valentino, Joel Riddell, Varun Rajasekaran, Jose Macias, Terry Lynn Sexton, Josh Hanson, Ran Zhou, Cornel Comsa, Matthew Elexy Edge, Billy Seth Lon Campbell
  • Publication number: 20180023773
    Abstract: A downlight apparatus may include a canister with a canister body and a canister base comprising a female helical thread defined as an engagement host. The downlight apparatus may also include a lamp including a lamp body and a male helical ridge, defined as a lamp ridge. The lamp ridge includes a platform that extends distally from a root of the lamp ridge to a distance ranging from 2 to 20 times greater than the distance between the root and the crest of an Edison screw base thread. The lamp and the canister are structured to secure to one another when the lamp engages with the engagement host.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 29, 2017
    Publication date: January 25, 2018
    Applicant: Lighting Science Group Corporation
    Inventors: Fredric S. Maxik, Mark Penley Boomgaarden, Ran Zhou, Addy Widjaja, Matthew Regan, David E. Bartine
  • Patent number: 9842044
    Abstract: A method, system and computer program product for commit sensitive testing is provided. The method includes applying a full set of different tests to an application and monitoring the application of the full set of different tests to determine files of the application affected by the full set of the different tests. The method also includes generating a mapping of each of the files and corresponding ones of the full set of the different tests affecting each of the files. Finally, the method includes responding to a change in one of the files by identifying in the mapping only a subset of the full set of the different tests affecting the changed one of the files and applying only the subset of the full set of the different tests to the changed one of the files.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 13, 2013
    Date of Patent: December 12, 2017
    Assignee: SUGARCRM INC.
    Inventors: Ray Sennewald, Lila Tretikov, Ran Zhou