Patents by Inventor Thomas Perelli

Thomas Perelli 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: 20190212774
    Abstract: One embodiment provides an electronic device, comprising: a housing comprising a fixed pyramidal-shaped base, each side of the pyramidal-shaped base having different dimensions allowing for different viewing angles than other sides of the pyramidal-shaped base; the housing comprising a display; the housing comprising an integrated speaker; at least one sensor; and at least one processor operatively coupled to the display, integrated speaker, and at least one sensor. Other aspects are described and claimed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 8, 2018
    Publication date: July 11, 2019
    Inventors: Samuel Jackson Patterson, Thomas Perelli, Cuong Huy Truong
  • Patent number: 10324497
    Abstract: A computing device can include a processor; memory accessible by the processor; a base that includes a first platform at a first height and a second platform at a second height that differs from the first height; an arm operatively coupled to the base; and a display operatively coupled to the processor and operatively coupled to the arm.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 30, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 18, 2019
    Assignee: Lenovo (Singapore) Pte. Ltd.
    Inventors: Thomas Perelli, Cuong Huy Truong
  • Patent number: 10261606
    Abstract: An electronic assembly includes an expandable input device having a display, different touch sensitive surfaces, and one or more processors. The input device transitions from a collapsed state having a first touch sensitive surface to an expanded state having a larger, second touch sensitive surface. The one or more processors detect touch of the touch sensitive surfaces of the input device and performing an operation based on the touch that is detected and display a result of the operation on the display.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 17, 2016
    Date of Patent: April 16, 2019
    Assignee: LENOVO (SINGAPORE) PTE. LTD.
    Inventors: Thomas Perelli, Ali Kathryn Ent
  • Patent number: 10216068
    Abstract: One embodiment provides an apparatus, including: an arm; a head that attaches to the arm; the head comprising a camera; and a base attached to the arm; the base including: a power and data connector; a device operatively coupled to the power and data connector; wherein the camera shares the power and data connector with the device of the base. Other aspects are described and claimed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 23, 2016
    Date of Patent: February 26, 2019
    Assignee: Lenovo (Signapore) Pte. Ltd.
    Inventors: Cyan Godfrey, Ali Kathryn Ent, Peter Carlson Rane, Thomas Perelli, Matthew Ian Tucker, Samuel Jackson Patterson
  • Patent number: 10198039
    Abstract: An apparatus can include a processor; memory accessible by the processor; a first housing that includes a first display operatively coupled to the processor; a second housing that includes a keyboard, a second display and a detachable pointing device adjacent to the second display; and a hinge assembly that operatively couples the first housing to the second housing.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 31, 2016
    Date of Patent: February 5, 2019
    Assignee: Lenovo (Singapore) Pte. Ltd.
    Inventors: Thomas Perelli, Ali Kathryn Ent, Cuong Huy Truong, Gerard Francis Muenkel
  • Publication number: 20180373294
    Abstract: A device can include a processor; memory accessible by the processor; a display housing that includes a display operatively coupled to the processor; a keyboard housing that includes a keyboard on a keyboard side, a first interface on an opposing exterior side that couples to an expansion module and a second interface on an exterior hinge assembly side that couples to a docking station; and a hinge assembly that operatively couples the display housing to the keyboard housing.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 24, 2017
    Publication date: December 27, 2018
    Inventors: Thomas Perelli, Ali Kathryn Ent, Cuong Huy Truong
  • Publication number: 20180373292
    Abstract: An apparatus can include a processor; memory accessible by the processor; a first housing that includes a first display operatively coupled to the processor; a second display operatively coupled to the processor and operatively coupled to a mechanism that rotates the second display with respect to the first display; a second housing that includes a keyboard; and a hinge assembly that operatively couples the first housing to the second housing.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 27, 2017
    Publication date: December 27, 2018
    Inventor: Thomas Perelli
  • Patent number: 10146267
    Abstract: An apparatus can include a processor; memory accessible by the processor; a first housing where the processor and the memory are disposed in the first housing; a second housing; a hinge assembly that operatively couples the first housing to the second housing where the hinge assembly includes an elastomeric element that includes a native state and a bent tension and compression state; and a latch mechanism that latches a side of the first housing to a side of the second housing in the bent tension and compression state of the elastomeric element.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 31, 2016
    Date of Patent: December 4, 2018
    Assignee: Lenovo (Singapore) Pte. Ltd.
    Inventor: Thomas Perelli
  • Patent number: 10139855
    Abstract: In one aspect, a case includes at least one exterior surface, at least one compartment internal to the exterior surface and in which at least one system component cars be placed, a strap removably engageable with the exterior surface, and a cable coupled to the strap that is useable to transmit at least one of data and power between two devices.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 2, 2016
    Date of Patent: November 27, 2018
    Assignee: Lenovo (Singapore) Pte. Ltd.
    Inventors: Peter Carlson Rane, Thomas Perelli, Ali Kathryn Ent, Cuong Huy Truong, Lisa Marie L. Ferrell
  • Patent number: 10120422
    Abstract: One embodiment provides a system, including: a base module housing comprising a top, a bottom, and at least one lateral edge comprising a top side and a bottom side, the base module housing comprising: a processor; a memory device operatively coupled to the processor; and at least one connector, disposed at the top side of the base module housing, for facilitating electrical connections; and a cap module housing comprising a top, a bottom, at least one lateral edge comprising a top side and a bottom side, the cap module housing comprising: at least one receiver, disposed at the bottom side of the cap module housing, for receiving at least one connector; wherein the base module housing and cap module housing are vertically connectable using at least one latch mechanism; wherein at least a portion of the at least one latch mechanism is disposed at the top side of the base module housing; and wherein at least a portion of the at least one latch mechanism is disposed at the bottom side of the cap module housing.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 9, 2016
    Date of Patent: November 6, 2018
    Assignee: Lenovo (Singapore) Pte. Ltd.
    Inventors: Cyan Godfrey, Cuong Huy Truong, Ali Kathryn Ent, Thomas Perelli
  • Patent number: 10049059
    Abstract: In one aspect, a first device includes a housing, at least one system component housed by the housing, a connector coupled to the housing that engages with a second device for exchange, between the first device and the second device, of at least one of data and power, and a first magnet coupled to the housing. The first magnet is coupled to the housing so that a first pole of the first magnet faces away from the first device to repel a first pole of a second magnet coupled to the second device when the first device is juxtaposed next to the second device in a first orientation relative to the second device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 22, 2015
    Date of Patent: August 14, 2018
    Assignee: Lenovo (Singapore) Pte. Ltd.
    Inventors: Peter Carlson Rane, Ali Kathryn Ent, Thomas Perelli, Vincent Charles Conzola
  • Publication number: 20180188775
    Abstract: An apparatus can include a processor; memory accessible by the processor; a display housing that includes a display operatively coupled to the processor; a keyboard housing; a palm rest housing; a first hinge assembly that operatively couples the keyboard housing to the display housing; and a second hinge assembly that operatively couples the palm rest housing to the keyboard housing.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 31, 2016
    Publication date: July 5, 2018
    Inventors: Thomas Perelli, Ali Kathryn Ent, Cuong Huy Truong, Matthew Ian Tucker
  • Publication number: 20180188774
    Abstract: An apparatus can include a processor; memory accessible by the processor; a first housing that includes a first display operatively coupled to the processor and a transparent window; a second housing that includes a keyboard and a second display; and a hinge assembly that operatively couples the first housing to the second housing to transition from a closed, clamshell orientation to an open, clamshell orientation where, in the closed, clamshell orientation, the transparent window overlays at least a portion of the second display.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 31, 2016
    Publication date: July 5, 2018
    Inventors: Ali Kathryn Ent, Cuong Huy Truong, Gerard Francis Muenkel, Thomas Perelli
  • Publication number: 20180188773
    Abstract: An apparatus can include a processor; memory accessible by the processor; a first housing that includes a first display operatively coupled to the processor; a second housing that includes a keyboard, a second display and a detachable pointing device adjacent to the second display; and a hinge assembly that operatively couples the first housing to the second housing.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 31, 2016
    Publication date: July 5, 2018
    Inventors: Thomas Perelli, Ali Kathryn Ent, Cuong Huy Truong, Gerard Francis Muenkel
  • Publication number: 20180188780
    Abstract: An apparatus can include a processor; memory accessible by the processor; a first housing where the processor and the memory are disposed in the first housing; a second housing; a hinge assembly that operatively couples the first housing to the second housing where the hinge assembly includes an elastomeric element that includes a native state and a bent tension and compression state; and a latch mechanism that latches a side of the first housing to a side of the second housing in the bent tension and compression state of the elastomeric element.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 31, 2016
    Publication date: July 5, 2018
    Inventor: Thomas Perelli
  • Publication number: 20180184185
    Abstract: An apparatus can include a first housing that includes a processor and memory accessible by the processor; a second housing; a speaker accessible by the processor; and a hinge assembly that rotatably couples the first housing and the second housing where the first housing and the second housing include a 0 degree angle of rotation, closed orientation and a 360 degree angle of rotation, tablet orientation and where the hinge assembly includes an opening for the speaker that rotates responsive to rotation of the first housing and the second housing via the hinge assembly.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 24, 2016
    Publication date: June 28, 2018
    Inventors: Ali Kathryn Ent, Cuong Huy Truong, Thomas Perelli
  • Publication number: 20180107327
    Abstract: An electronic assembly includes an expandable input device having a display, different touch sensitive surfaces, and one or more processors. The input device transitions from a collapsed state having a first touch sensitive surface to an expanded state having a larger, second touch sensitive surface. The one or more processors detect touch of the touch sensitive surfaces of the input device and performing an operation based on the touch that is detected and display a result of the operation on the display.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 17, 2016
    Publication date: April 19, 2018
    Inventors: Thomas Perelli, Ali Kathryn Ent
  • Publication number: 20180107242
    Abstract: Electronic apparatuses and electronic subassemblies having integrated stands are provided. An electronic subassembly includes a display device and a housing coupled with the display device. The housing has an integrated stand that encircles an open area and that projects away from the display device. The electronic subassembly also includes a processor disposed in the housing and that controls information displayed on the first display device. The integrated stand pivots relative to the housing and supports the housing at different angles relative to a surface on which the housing is disposed. Another electronic subassembly may be removably coupled with the electronic subassembly having the integrated stand.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 17, 2016
    Publication date: April 19, 2018
    Inventors: Thomas Perelli, Ali Kathryn Ent, Cuong Huy Truong
  • Patent number: 9946308
    Abstract: Electronic apparatuses and electronic subassemblies having integrated stands are provided. An electronic subassembly includes a display device and a housing coupled with the display device. The housing has an integrated stand that encircles an open area and that projects away from the display device. The electronic subassembly also includes a processor disposed in the housing and that controls information displayed on the first display device. The integrated stand pivots relative to the housing and supports the housing at different angles relative to a surface on which the housing is disposed. Another electronic subassembly may be removably coupled with the electronic subassembly having the integrated stand.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 17, 2016
    Date of Patent: April 17, 2018
    Assignee: LENOVO (SINGAPORE) PTE. LTD
    Inventors: Thomas Perelli, Ali Kathryn Ent, Cuong Huy Truong
  • Publication number: 20170242322
    Abstract: One embodiment provides an apparatus, including: an arm; a head that attaches to the arm; the head comprising a camera; and a base attached to the arm; the base including: a power and data connector; a device operatively coupled to the power and data connector; wherein the camera shares the power and data connector with the device of the base. Other aspects are described and claimed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 23, 2016
    Publication date: August 24, 2017
    Inventors: Cyan Godfrey, Ali Kathryn Ent, Peter Carlson Rane, Thomas Perelli, Matthew Ian Tucker, Samuel Jackson Patterson