Patents by Inventor Xin Zhao

Xin 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).

  • Patent number: 10820653
    Abstract: A smart hat, a method and device for controlling the smart hat are provided. The smart hat includes a brim, and the method includes: acquiring configuration reference information of the brim, and the configuration reference information includes: attitude information of the brim and sunlight irradiation information; acquiring setting parameters according to the configuration reference information; reconfiguring the attitude of the brim according to the setting parameters.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 25, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 3, 2020
    Assignee: BEIJING XIAOMI MOBILE SOFTWARE CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yonghui Zhao, Haibin Weng, Xin Shi
  • Patent number: 10825759
    Abstract: A power module and a production method of the same, wherein a metal substrate is connected with the connection substrate in a high temperature, and in a process of cooling from a high temperature to a low temperature, an upper surface and a lower surface of the metal substrate are bendingly deformed toward the connection substrate, and the upper surface of the metal substrate is formed as a curved surface protruding toward the connection substrate, then the lower surface of the metal substrate is processed into a plane. In the power module and the production method of the disclosure, the second bonding material between the metal substrate and the connection substrate has a larger edge thickness, which reduces the thermal stress that the edge of the second bonding material is subject to, thereby improving the reliability of the power module while the power module has good heat dissipation performance.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 5, 2019
    Date of Patent: November 3, 2020
    Assignee: DELTA ELECTRONICS (SHANGHAI) CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Shouyu Hong, Wei Cheng, Ganyu Zhou, Xin Zou, Zhenqing Zhao
  • Patent number: 10827555
    Abstract: A device, a computer-readable medium, and a method provide for determining, based on a network synchronization signal, a signal power value for a wireless communication; determining, based on the network synchronization signal, a signal quality value for the wireless communication; generating, using the signal power value and the signal quality value, a signal strength associated with a next generation network connection; determining a state of the device, wherein the state relates to a next generation network connection state and a fourth generation (4G)/Long Term Evolution (4G/LTE) network connection state of the device; providing for display a network indicator indicating whether the device is associated with a 4G/LTE network connection or the next generation network connection, wherein the network indicator is based on the state of the device; and providing, for display, a first signal indicator indicating the signal strength.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 18, 2019
    Date of Patent: November 3, 2020
    Assignee: Verizon Patent and Licensing Inc.
    Inventors: Xin Wang, Andrew E. Youtz, Hui Zhao, Lily Zhu, Samirkumar Patel, Balaji L. Raghavachari
  • Publication number: 20200343984
    Abstract: Provided by the present application are an electronic device, method and computer-readable storage medium used for wireless communication, the electronic device comprising: a processing circuit, configured to: obtain from a monitoring node in a management area a monitoring result of the monitoring node for a specified channel, wherein the specified channel is one or more channels on available spectrum resources, and the specified channel is one or more channels having the highest possibility of non-collaborative interference which is estimated on the basis of historical data of the node; and determine whether there is non-collaborative interference on the specified channel on the basis of the monitoring result.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 5, 2019
    Publication date: October 29, 2020
    Applicant: Sony Corporation
    Inventors: Youping ZHAO, Yu ZHAO, Chen SUN, Xin GUO
  • Publication number: 20200344612
    Abstract: Provided are an electronic device and a method for an electronic device. The electronic device comprises a processing circuit, configured to: determine a first set of a high priority secondary system based on mutual interference between a low-priority sub-system and the high-priority sub-system, wherein the mutual interference between the high-priority sub-system in the first set and at least one low-priority sub-system is higher than a pre-set level; and based on information related to the first set, clustering the high-priority sub-system in the first set.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 2, 2020
    Publication date: October 29, 2020
    Applicant: Sony Corporation
    Inventors: Youping ZHAO, Wei DING, Chen SUN, Xin GUO
  • Publication number: 20200342800
    Abstract: A method for detecting ambient light by a terminal is provided. The method includes displaying a black picture for at least two times in a first area of a display area of a display screen of a terminal, displaying an image frame picture in a second area of the display area when the black picture is displayed in the first area, displaying the image frame picture in the first area in an interval between displaying the black picture in the first area for two times, and obtaining, by the terminal, an intensity of ambient light, wherein the intensity of the ambient light is detected by a first ambient light sensor when the first area displays the black.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 10, 2018
    Publication date: October 29, 2020
    Inventors: Chenlong LI, Hongxia GUI, Xin ZHAO
  • Publication number: 20200343037
    Abstract: Micro-scale planar-coil transformers including one or more shields are disclosed. The one or more shields can block most common-mode current from crossing from one side to another side of a transformer. Reduction of common-mode current crossing the transformer results in reduction of dipole radiation, which is the main component of electromagnetic interference (EMI) in some transformers.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 26, 2019
    Publication date: October 29, 2020
    Applicant: Analog Devices International Unlimited Company
    Inventors: Baoxing Chen, Wenhui Qin, Yuanyuan Zhao, Xin Yang, Shaoyu Ma
  • Patent number: 10819977
    Abstract: There is includes a method and apparatus comprising computer code configured to cause a hardware processor or processors to perform intra prediction among a plurality of reference lines, to set a plurality of intra prediction modes for a zero reference line nearest to a current block of the intra prediction among non-zero reference lines, and to set one or more most probable modes for one of the non-zero reference lines.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 4, 2019
    Date of Patent: October 27, 2020
    Assignee: TENCENT AMERICA LLC
    Inventors: Liang Zhao, Xin Zhao, Xiang Li, Shan Liu
  • Patent number: 10819986
    Abstract: A method of and an apparatus for controlling intra prediction for decoding of a video sequence are provided. The method includes determining a ratio of a width to a height of a coding unit, and based on the determined ratio being different than one, adding, to a table including intra prediction modes corresponding to intra prediction angles, first wide angles toward a bottom-left edge of the coding unit, second wide angles toward a top-right edge of the coding unit, and additional intra prediction modes respectively corresponding to the first wide angles and the second wide angles. The method further includes selecting, for decoding the video sequence, one of the intra prediction modes and the additional intra prediction modes added to the table.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 23, 2019
    Date of Patent: October 27, 2020
    Assignee: TENCENT AMERICA LLC
    Inventors: Liang Zhao, Xin Zhao, Xiang Li, Shan Liu
  • Patent number: 10817001
    Abstract: An unmanned aerial vehicle, a method for detecting a flight state thereof, and a wearable device (500) are disclosed. The method comprises: disposing a propeller operation state collector (302) for collecting an operation state signal of a propeller (301) on at least one support arm (303) of the UAV (S101); acquiring the operation state signal of the propeller (301) collected by the propeller operation state collector (302) (S102); processing the operation state signal to obtain an operation state of the propeller (301) (S103); and determining the flight state of the UAV according to the operation state of the propeller (301) (S104).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 20, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 27, 2020
    Assignee: GOERTEK INC.
    Inventors: Wenbin Li, Tianrong Dai, Xin Zhao
  • Patent number: 10819979
    Abstract: A method of controlling residual coding for decoding or encoding of a video sequence, is performed by at least one processor and includes determining whether a secondary transform is used, based on a primary transform that is set. The method further includes, based on the secondary transform being determined to be used setting a flag indicating whether the secondary transform is used to indicate that the secondary transform is used, determining the secondary transform, based on the set primary transform and an intra prediction mode of a current block of the video sequence, and performing the residual coding of a luma coding block of the current block and a chroma coding block of the current block, using the set primary transform and the determined secondary transform.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 15, 2019
    Date of Patent: October 27, 2020
    Assignee: TENCENT AMERICA LLC
    Inventors: Xin Zhao, Xiang Li, Shan Liu
  • Publication number: 20200336746
    Abstract: Aspects of the disclosure provide methods, apparatuses, and non-transitory computer-readable storage mediums for video encoding/decoding. Prediction information for a current block in a current picture that is a part of a coded video sequence is decoded. The prediction information indicates an intra sub-partition (ISP) mode for the current block. The ISP mode indicates that the current block is to be partitioned in one of a vertical mode and a horizontal mode. The current block is partitioned into a plurality of sub-partitions based on the ISP mode. Each sub-partition is associated with at least one different reference sample that is in one of (1) a row above the current block and (2) a column left to the current block. Each sub-partition is reconstructed based on the at least one different reference sample associated with the respective sub-partition. The current block is reconstructed based on the reconstructed plurality of sub-partitions.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 2, 2020
    Publication date: October 22, 2020
    Applicant: TENCENT AMERICA LLC
    Inventors: Liang ZHAO, Xin ZHAO, Xiang LI, Shan LIU
  • Publication number: 20200336741
    Abstract: A method and apparatus for partitioning a block to permit the encoding or decoding of a video sequence includes partitioning the block using a split-to-square partition pattern, a horizontal binary tree partition pattern, or a horizontal ternary tree partition pattern to generate a set of sub-blocks, wherein a same priority is allocated to the split-to-square partition pattern, the horizontal binary tree partition pattern, and the horizontal ternary tree partition pattern such that the split-to-square partition pattern may be used before, after, or interleaved with the horizontal binary tree partition pattern and the horizontal ternary tree partition pattern. Encoding or decoding the video sequence is performed based on partitioning the block using the split-to-square partition pattern, the horizontal binary tree partition pattern, or the horizontal ternary tree partition pattern.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 1, 2020
    Publication date: October 22, 2020
    Applicant: Tencent America LLC
    Inventors: Xiang Li, Shan Liu, Xin Zhao, Jing Ye, Liang Zhao
  • Publication number: 20200332238
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides a culture device and a preparation method for a cell membrane, and relates to the field of cell culture technology. The culture device for a cell membrane includes a semiconductor refrigerator, and one or more culture vessels configured to culture a cell membrane. The semiconductor refrigerator includes a first insulating substrate, a second insulating substrate, and at least one semiconductor thermocouple disposed between the first insulating substrate and the second insulating substrate. The one or more culture vessels are disposed on a side of the first insulating substrate away from the second insulating substrate.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 30, 2019
    Publication date: October 22, 2020
    Inventors: Shuang GAO, Xin JIN, Juan WANG, Yufei ZHAO, Yuqin TAN, Zhisheng LI, Dehua CHANG
  • Publication number: 20200336915
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides a radio resource management system and method, a secondary system and a storage system. A radio resource management system includes circuitry configured to acquire interference information of respective locations managed by it, according to location information and operating parameters of secondary systems managed by it and an adjacent radio resource management system, and determine whether to accept a request from a new secondary system, within its management range, to access spectrum resources, and determine, if the request is accepted, the spectrum resources available for the new secondary system, based on the interference information and the location information of the new secondary system.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 24, 2020
    Publication date: October 22, 2020
    Applicant: Sony Corporation
    Inventors: Youping ZHAO, Chen SUN, Yiqi HU, Xin GUO
  • Patent number: 10812797
    Abstract: A method of encoding or decoding utilizing a low complexity transform may include receiving information regarding a target block for encoding or decoding, and if the at least one of a width or a height of a block size of the target block is greater than or equal to the predetermined threshold, performing encoding or decoding of the target block, but instead of applying a large transform having a size corresponding to the at least one of the width or the height of the block size of the target block, applying a first transform to a first portion of the target block, and applying the first transform or a second transform to a second portion of the target block. Also, at least one of the first transform and the second transform is a low-complexity transform that has a size that is less than the predetermined threshold.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 28, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 20, 2020
    Assignee: TENCENT AMERICA LLC
    Inventors: Xin Zhao, Xiang Li, Shan Liu
  • Patent number: 10812761
    Abstract: A tracking method for a video surveillance system includes: obtaining identification information for a first target object uploaded by a positioning system; obtaining time information and location information for the positioning system at the time the positioning system uploads the identification information; storing the identification information, the location information, and the time information in a preset database to obtain a storage result; and generating tracking information for the first target object according to the storage result.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 25, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 20, 2020
    Assignee: Tencent Technology (Shenzhen) Company Limited
    Inventors: Lei Zhang, Shipeng Zhang, Zhijie Xie, Chao Wan, Xin Xu, Chaohui Ding, Hua Mao, Tao Wang, Chang Liu, Keji Wang, Fengli Ruan, Huiqin Yang, Mo Zhao, Zijie Chen
  • Publication number: 20200329257
    Abstract: An apparatus of video decoding can include circuitry configured to receive a lossless mode flag associated with a current block indicating whether a lossless coding mode is applied to the current block, determine that a lossy coding mode is not applied to the current block when the lossless mode flag indicates that the lossless coding mode is applied to the current block, and reconstruct the current block with the lossy coding mode disabled.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 14, 2020
    Publication date: October 15, 2020
    Applicant: Tencent America LLC
    Inventors: Xin ZHAO, Xiang LI, Shan LIU, Cheung AUYEUNG, Liang ZHAO, Ling LI
  • Patent number: 10801943
    Abstract: The present application provides an apparatus and a method for measuring apparent permeability of a tight rock core, the apparatus comprises: a rock core holder, a first high-pressure injection pump, a second high-pressure injection pump, a micro-differential pressure meter, a micro-flow meter, a first pressure control unit, a second pressure control unit, a first valve, a second valve, a third valve, and a fourth valve; the first pressure control unit comprises: a first pressure-resistant piston container and a second pressure-resistant piston container, both of which are divided into an upper cavity and a lower cavity by a piston, the upper cavities of the first pressure-resistant piston container and the second pressure-resistant piston container are filled with gases and communicate with each other, and the lower cavity of the first pressure-resistant piston container is filled with pump pressure-transmission liquids, and the lower cavity of the second pressure-resistant piston container is filled with ex
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 22, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 13, 2020
    Assignees: CHINA UNIVERSITY OF PETROLEUM-BEIJING, BEIJING SHIDA RONGZHI SCI. AND TECH. LTD. CO.
    Inventors: Xiang'an Yue, Weiqing An, Xuegang Feng, Lijuan Zhang, Jirui Zou, Xin Fang, Youjun Fu, Wei Fang, Junbin Zhang, Wenhao Tian, Jueshun Zhao, Bin Kong, Shengxu Zhao
  • Patent number: 10805641
    Abstract: A method of decoding video data includes receiving a block of video data, determining an intra prediction mode for the block of video data, and determining whether or not to use a position-dependent prediction combination (PDPC) mode to decode the block of video data based at least on the determined intra prediction mode. The method may also include receiving a syntax element associated with a primary transform or a secondary transform used for a block of video data, determining a usage of one or more video coding tools based on a value of the syntax element, the one or more video coding tools being video coding techniques other than the primary transform or secondary transform, and applying the one or more coding tools to the block of video data based on the determined usage.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 23, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 13, 2020
    Assignee: QUALCOMM Incorporated
    Inventors: Vadim Seregin, Xin Zhao, Marta Karczewicz