Patents by Inventor WEI-DA YANG

WEI-DA YANG 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: 20210009001
    Abstract: A battery exchange method is implemented in a control device communicatively coupled to a work machine and a battery exchange device. The method includes receiving a battery exchange request from the work machine, calculating a synchronization location and a synchronization time of the work machine and the battery exchange device, generating pre-judgment information, sending the pre judgment information and a synchronization command to the battery exchange device to control the battery exchange device to move toward the work machine according to the pre-judgment information and the synchronization command, continually receiving the first status information from the work machine and second status information from the battery exchange device, determining whether synchronization of the work machine and the battery exchange device is complete, and sending a battery exchange command to the battery exchange device to control the battery exchange device to exchange the battery of the work machine.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 6, 2019
    Publication date: January 14, 2021
    Inventors: EDDY LIU, WEI-DA YANG, LI-QUAN ZHANG, QING CAI, MING LAN
  • Publication number: 20200356109
    Abstract: A magnetic stripe sensor adaptable for different automated guided vehicles and with enhanced precision of guidance includes a main body, a plurality of first assembly members, and a plurality of second assembly members. The first assembly members and the second assembly members are respectively fixed to a first and a second surface of the main body. Each assembly member defines a slot, and each second assembly member includes a guiding block. The size and shape of the guiding block matches those of the slot, allowing combinations of first and second assembly members as desired. A combined magnetic navigation sensor assembled from first and second assembly members is also disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 9, 2019
    Publication date: November 12, 2020
    Inventors: EDDY LIU, WEI-DA YANG, XIAO-MING LV, SHU-FA JIANG, SHUANG-WEN CHEN
  • Patent number: 10760649
    Abstract: A speed reducer includes an input shaft, an output shaft, and a gear assembly coupled to the input shaft. The gear assembly includes a housing, an external gear, and at least two internal gears. The external gear is located within the housing and inscribes the at least two internal gears. One side of the at least two internal gears is rotatably coupled to the input shaft, and another side of the at least two internal gears is coupled to a connecting column of the output shaft. The at least two internal gears are offset on the input shaft, and the input shaft drives the at least two internal gears to maintain engagement with the external gear. The connecting column maintains transmission of the output shaft and the at least two internal gears.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 18, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 1, 2020
    Assignees: HONGFUJIN PRECISION ELECTRONICS (ZHENGZHOU) CO., LTD., HON HAI PRECISION INDUSTRY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Eddy Liu, Wei-Da Yang, Po-Lin Su, Jie-Peng Kang, Liu-Ming Zhang, Su-Min Li, Guang-Xing Wang, Jie Lai
  • Patent number: 10677578
    Abstract: A levelness measuring system can be applied to a levelness measuring device, the device including an rail, a distance detector, and an angle detector. Both the distance detector and the angle detector are installed on the rail. The system includes a coordinate system establishing module, a distance measurement controlling module, a data fitting module, a plane equation calculating module, a first angle calculating module, an angle measurement controlling module, a second angle calculating module, and a display controlling module. A coordinate system in three dimensions is applied to an inaccessible or difficult surface such that direct contact is not required. A processor of a computer performs instructions to provide the functions of the levelness measuring system including a display.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 12, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 9, 2020
    Assignees: Fu Tai Hua Industry (Shenzhen) Co., Ltd., HON HAI PRECISION INDUSTRY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Wei-Da Yang, Xiao-Ming Lv, Shu-Fa Jiang, Guo-Hua Wu
  • Publication number: 20200067329
    Abstract: An electric vehicle automatic charging system includes an electric vehicle including a receiving cavity with an opening and a shutter for closing the opening, a battery assembly receiving in the receiving cavity and a charging device. The battery assembly includes a battery pack including an electrode connecting member and a movable bracket including a magnetic member. The charging device includes a support table, a support plate, an electromagnetic fitting member being capable of generating a magnetic force for attracting the magnetic member, and a charger. When the shutter comes into contact with the support plate, the shutter changes from a closed state to an open state, the movable bracket drives the battery pack to move away from the receiving cavity along the support plate by the magnetic force until the electrode connecting member is electrically connected to the charger. An electric vehicle automatic charging method is also provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 19, 2019
    Publication date: February 27, 2020
    Inventors: EDDY LIU, WEI-DA YANG, LI-QUAN ZHANG, RUI-RUI LV, ZHI-JUN PENG
  • Patent number: 10562718
    Abstract: A variable spacing device includes a support member, a driving member, a number of movable graspers, a limiting block, and a pushing block. The movable graspers are slidably mounted in a line on the support member. Each movable grasper grasps a workpiece. The limiting block is mounted on the support member and arranged in parallel with the pushing member. The limiting block defines first sliding grooves having a length gradually decreasing along a same direction. The pushing block defines second sliding grooves having a length gradually increasing along a same direction. Each movable grasper moves within a corresponding one of the first sliding grooves and a corresponding one of the second sliding grooves. Two sidewalls of each first sliding groove and two sidewalls of each second sliding groove resist movement of the corresponding movable grasper.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 1, 2019
    Date of Patent: February 18, 2020
    Assignees: Fu Tai Hua Industry (Shenzhen) Co., Ltd., HON HAI PRECISION INDUSTRY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Wei-Da Yang, Li-Quan Zhang, Qing Cai, Jun-Gang Li
  • Publication number: 20190346021
    Abstract: A speed reducer includes an input shaft, an output shaft, and a gear assembly coupled to the input shaft. The gear assembly includes a housing, an external gear, and at least two internal gears. The external gear is located within the housing and inscribes the at least two internal gears. One side of the at least two internal gears is rotatably coupled to the input shaft, and another side of the at least two internal gears is coupled to a connecting column of the output shaft. The at least two internal gears are offset on the input shaft, and the input shaft drives the at least two internal gears to maintain engagement with the external gear. The connecting column maintains transmission of the output shaft and the at least two internal gears.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 18, 2018
    Publication date: November 14, 2019
    Inventors: EDDY LIU, WEI-DA YANG, PO-LIN SU, JIE-PENG KANG, LIU-MING ZHANG, SU-MIN LI, GUANG-XING WANG, JIE LAI
  • Publication number: 20190300292
    Abstract: An automatic turnover device for use in manufacturing includes a support frame, a motor, a pulley, a holding assembly, and a belt. The motor is secured to the support frame. The motor has an output shaft. The pulley is mounted on the output shaft of the motor. The holding assembly is pivotally connected to the support frame. The holding assembly is configured to hold an object. The belt has one end attached to the pulley and another end attached to the holding assembly. The motor is operated to rotate the output shaft in a first direction to tighten the belt and then to rotate in reverse to release the belt, such that a center of gravity of the holding assembly is moved. The holding assembly pivots relative to the support frame from a first horizontal position to a second horizontal position due to its own weight.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 6, 2018
    Publication date: October 3, 2019
    Inventors: WEI-DA YANG, LI-QUAN ZHANG, QING CAI, ZHI-JUN PENG
  • Patent number: 10414601
    Abstract: An automatic turnover device for use in manufacturing includes a support frame, a motor, a pulley, a holding assembly, and a belt. The motor is secured to the support frame. The motor has an output shaft. The pulley is mounted on the output shaft of the motor. The holding assembly is pivotally connected to the support frame. The holding assembly is configured to hold an object. The belt has one end attached to the pulley and another end attached to the holding assembly. The motor is operated to rotate the output shaft in a first direction to tighten the belt and then to rotate in reverse to release the belt, such that a center of gravity of the holding assembly is moved. The holding assembly pivots relative to the support frame from a first horizontal position to a second horizontal position due to its own weight.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 6, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 17, 2019
    Assignees: Fu Tai Hua Industry (Shenzhen) Co., Ltd., HON HAI PRECISION INDUSTRY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Wei-Da Yang, Li-Quan Zhang, Qing Cai, Zhi-Jun Peng
  • Patent number: 10379157
    Abstract: A system for determining a position of a test probe of a test fixture applied to a test pad on a dummy board is disclosed. The test pad includes conductive test zones, resistors, a first insulating zone, and a plurality of second insulating zones. Each resistor has a different resistance. Each resistor is connected to a different test zone. The test zones include a first test zone and a surrounding plurality of second test zones. The first test zone is insulated from the second test zones by the first insulating zone. Adjacent second test zones are insulated from each other by a different second insulating zone. Probe correction can be carried out according to the value of resistance read by a resistance measuring device which stores a correspondence table, and position of the probe adjusted accordingly.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 15, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 13, 2019
    Assignees: Fu Tai Hua Industry (Shenzhen) Co., Ltd., HON HAI PRECISION INDUSTRY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Eddy Liu, Wei-Da Yang, Xiao-Feng Hou, Guo-Dong Liang
  • Publication number: 20190204061
    Abstract: A levelness measuring system can be applied to a levelness measuring device, the device including an rail, a distance detector, and an angle detector. Both the distance detector and the angle detector are installed on the rail. The system includes a coordinate system establishing module, a distance measurement controlling module, a data fitting module, a plane equation calculating module, a first angle calculating module, an angle measurement controlling module, a second angle calculating module, and a display controlling module. A coordinate system in three dimensions is applied to an inaccessible or difficult surface such that direct contact is not required. A processor of a computer performs instructions to provide the functions of the levelness measuring system including a display.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 12, 2018
    Publication date: July 4, 2019
    Inventors: WEI-DA YANG, XIAO-MING LV, SHU-FA JIANG, GUO-HUA WU
  • Patent number: 10104560
    Abstract: A machine for testing the parts and functions of a mobile phone includes a supporting mechanism, a platform, a receiving portion, and a detecting mechanism. The supporting mechanism is mounted in a box. The platform is slidably mounted on the supporting mechanism. The receiving portion is used to receive the mobile phone. The receiving portion is rotatably mounted on the platform. Devices within the machine are operated to test the mobile phone. A mobile phone testing system used in the testing machine is also described.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 16, 2016
    Date of Patent: October 16, 2018
    Assignees: HONGFUJIN PRECISION ELECTRONICS (ZHENGZHOU) CO., LTD., HON HAI PRECISION INDUSTRY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yu-Ching Liu, Wei-Da Yang, Po-Lin Su, Jie-Peng Kang, Xue-Rui Deng, Liu-Ming Zhang, Rui Li, Su-Min Li, Yong-Qiang Han, Guang-Xing Wang
  • Publication number: 20180275191
    Abstract: A system for determining a position of a test probe of a test fixture applied to a test pad on a dummy board is disclosed. The test pad includes conductive test zones, resistors, a first insulating zone, and a plurality of second insulating zones. Each resistor has a different resistance. Each resistor is connected to a different test zone. The test zones include a first test zone and a surrounding plurality of second test zones. The first test zone is insulated from the second test zones by the first insulating zone. Adjacent second test zones are insulated from each other by a different second insulating zone. Probe correction can be carried out according to the value of resistance read by a resistance measuring device which stores a correspondence table, and position of the probe adjusted accordingly.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 15, 2017
    Publication date: September 27, 2018
    Inventors: EDDY LIU, WEI-DA YANG, XIAO-FENG HOU, GUO-DONG LIANG
  • Publication number: 20180268378
    Abstract: A system for evaluating all functions of a mobile phone to benefit recycling purposes includes a robotic arm assembly, a camera test device, a touch test device, and a 3D Touch test device. The camera test device has a backlight screen and a target picture. The touch test device has at least one first stylus for applying input to a touch screen of a mobile phone. The 3D Touch test device has at least one second stylus for applying strong presses to the touch screen of the mobile phone. The robotic arm assembly can also move the mobile phone to enable image-capturing. A method for functionality-testing is also provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 6, 2017
    Publication date: September 20, 2018
    Inventors: EDDY LIU, YU-NAN LIN, WEI-DA YANG, PO-LIN SU, GUO-WEI LIU, QING WANG, JIE-PENG KANG, XIAO-JUN JIANG
  • Patent number: 10029852
    Abstract: A transport chute includes an upper slide defining an opening, a lower slide coupled to the upper slide, a pivoting plate pivotably coupled to the upper slide, and a resilient member coupled between the pivoting plate and the lower slide. The pivoting plate is configured to open and close the opening. The resilient member is configured to drive the pivoting plate to close the opening after the opening is opened. A workpiece is transported from the upper slide to the lower slide through the opening.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 28, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 24, 2018
    Assignees: Fu Tai Hua Industry (Shenzhen) Co., Ltd., HON HAI PRECISION INDUSTRY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Wei-Da Yang, Li-Quan Zhang, Qing Cai
  • Patent number: 10022869
    Abstract: A robot control system on a platform which can carry target objects employs a coordinate system including X, Y, and Z axes. A plane including the X and Y axis is parallel with a panel including the platform. After the coordinate system is created, a reminder is displayed and a guiding tool is placed in a position on the platform where the target objects are located, and a fastening tool for use with the guiding tool is arranged on hand of the robot. A location of the fastening tool relative to the guiding tool is adjusted according to a predefined rule. When the location of the fastening tool relative to the guiding tool is correctly adjusted, a position of the end effect of the robot is determined according to the location of the fastening tool and the relevant coordinates are stored as data.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 28, 2016
    Date of Patent: July 17, 2018
    Assignees: HONGFUJIN PRECISION ELECTRONICS (ZHENGZHOU), HON HAI PRECISION INDUSTRY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yu-Ching Liu, Hsi-Che Chang, Yu-Nan Lin, Wei-Da Yang, Po-Lin Su, Li Chen, Yue-Kai Cao, Bo Ning, Guang-Chen Liang, Jiang-Tao Zheng
  • Patent number: 9869329
    Abstract: A positional stop device includes a base body, a lever, a driving element, and a retaining member. The lever is rotatablely arranged on the base body, a first end of the lever couples to the driving element, and a second end of the lever couples to the retaining member. The driving element is partially exposed out of the base body. The retaining member is moveablely received in the base body. When the slider of a pneumatic rodless cylinder slides along a first direction, the driving element is driven by the slider to move along a second direction and be fully received in the base body. The lever is driven by the driving element to rotate around the base body. The retaining member is driven by the lever to move along a third direction and to be partially exposed out of the base body to stops the slider from sliding.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 29, 2016
    Date of Patent: January 16, 2018
    Assignees: Fu Tai Hua Industry (Shenzhen) Co., Ltd., HON HAI PRECISION INDUSTRY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yu-Ching Liu, Fu-Chi Yang, Shun-Tung Chen, Wei-Da Yang, Li-Quan Zhang, Qing Cai, Xiao-Cong Yao, Yuan-Qiang Long
  • Patent number: 9817055
    Abstract: A testing apparatus for testing a circuit board is disclosed, which includes an upper plate, a lower plate, and an adaptor circuit board. A plurality of positioning units is received in the lower plate. Each positioning unit has a plurality of length-variable test probes secured therein. Each test probe has a shell and upper and lower probe ends at opposite ends of the shell. In test, the circuit board is put on the lower plate and the upper plate is lowered to push the circuit board and the lower plate toward the adaptor circuit board. The upper ends of the test probes engage with electrical connectors of the circuit board and the lower ends thereof engage with the adaptor circuit board whereby test of the circuit board can be automatically performed by the testing apparatus.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 16, 2014
    Date of Patent: November 14, 2017
    Assignees: HONGFUJIN PRECISION ELECTRONICS (ZHENGZHOU) CO., LTD., HON HAI PRECISION INDUSTRY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yu-Ching Liu, Po-Lin Su, Fu-Chi Yang, Zhi-Jun Wang, Shun-Tung Chen, Li-Quan Zhang, Wei-Da Yang, Jie-Peng Kang
  • Patent number: 9732740
    Abstract: A cylinder includes a curved cylinder body, a first support member, and a piston assembly. The curved cylinder body defines a gas chamber passing through opposite ends. The first support member includes a support housing slidably mounted on the outer circumferential surface of the cylinder body and a first permanent magnet securely mounted in the support housing. The piston assembly received in the gas chamber includes a first piston member and a second piston member rotatably coupled to the first piston member. The first and second piston members respectively have a second permanent magnet which is arranged to be attracted to the first permanent magnet. When the piston assembly moves along the curved cylinder body from the first end to the second end in the gas chamber, the first support member moves with the piston assembly on the outer circumferential surface of the curved cylinder body.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 8, 2015
    Date of Patent: August 15, 2017
    Assignees: Fu Tai Hua Industry (Shenzhen) Co., Ltd., HON HAI PRECISION INDUSTRY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yu-Ching Liu, Wei-Da Yang, Li-Quan Zhang, Qing Cai, Zhi-Jun Peng, Li Li
  • Publication number: 20170197309
    Abstract: A robot control system on a platform which can carry target objects employs a coordinate system including X, Y, and Z axes. A plane including the X and Y axis is parallel with a panel including the platform. After the coordinate system is created, a reminder is displayed and a guiding tool is placed in a position on the platform where the target objects are located, and a fastening tool for use with the guiding tool is arranged on hand of the robot. A location of the fastening tool relative to the guiding tool is adjusted according to a predefined rule. When the location of the fastening tool relative to the guiding tool is correctly adjusted, a position of the end effect of the robot is determined according to the location of the fastening tool and the relevant coordinates are stored as data.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 28, 2016
    Publication date: July 13, 2017
    Inventors: YU-CHING LIU, HSI-CHE CHANG, YU-NAN LIN, WEI-DA YANG, PO-LIN SU, LI CHEN, YUE-KAI CAO, BO NING, GUANG-CHEN LIANG, JIANG-TAO ZHENG