Patents by Inventor Xinpu Chen

Xinpu Chen 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: 10773395
    Abstract: An arm assembly includes a servo coupled to the chest of the robot, an upper arm driven by the servo, a forearm rotatably coupled to the upper arm, and a forearm transmission member comprising a first end rotatable with respect to the chest and a second end coupled to the forearm. The upper arm, the forearm and the forearm transmission member are arranged in such a way that the forearm rotates when the upper arm rotates with respect to the chest.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 25, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 15, 2020
    Assignee: UBTECH ROBOTICS CORP
    Inventors: Youjun Xiong, Zuyi Mao, Xinpu Chen, Gao Yang, Defu Liu
  • Patent number: 10774908
    Abstract: A head of a robot includes a head housing, a lace panel connected to the head housing, a mask moveably connected to the head housing, a mounting frame arranged within the head housing, a first servo connected to the mounting frame, and a first transmission mechanism to transmit motion from the first servo to the mask so as to move the mask between a first position where the mask covers the face panel and a second position where the mask is lifted to expose the face panel.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 28, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 15, 2020
    Assignee: UBTECH ROBOTICS CORP
    Inventors: Youjun Xiong, Xinpu Chen, Zuyi Mao, Gao Yang, Defu Liu
  • Publication number: 20200180145
    Abstract: A leg assembly of a robot comprising a waist includes a thigh rotatably coupled to the waist, a lower leg rotatably coupled to the thigh, a foot rotatably coupled to the lower leg, a servo fixe to the thigh, a first transmission mechanism configured to transmit motion from the servo to the thigh to drive the thigh to rotate with respect to the waist; a second transmission mechanism configured to transmit motion from the thigh to the lower leg to drive the lower leg to flex when the thigh move upward and extend when the thigh move downward; and a third transmission mechanism configured rotatably connected to the thigh and the foot in such a way that the foot dorsiflexes from an original position when the lower leg is flexing and rotates back toward the original position when the lower leg is extending.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 28, 2019
    Publication date: June 11, 2020
    Inventors: Youjun Xiong, Defu Liu, Gao Yang, Zuyi Mao, Xinpu Chen
  • Publication number: 20200182336
    Abstract: A head of a robot includes a head housing, a lace panel connected to the head housing, a mask moveably connected to the head housing, a mounting frame arranged within the head housing, a first servo connected to the mounting frame, and a first transmission mechanism to transmit motion from the first servo to the mask so as to move the mask between a first position where the mask covers the face panel and a second position where the mask is lifted to expose the face panel.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 28, 2019
    Publication date: June 11, 2020
    Inventors: Youjun Xiong, Xinpu Chen, Zuyi Mao, Gao Yang, Defu Liu
  • Publication number: 20200180146
    Abstract: An assembly for driving a waist of a humanoid robot to rotate with respect to a chest of the humanoid robot includes a support assembly fixed in the chest, a servo mounted to the support assembly, and a rotating member fixed to the waist and rotatable when driven by the servo.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 25, 2019
    Publication date: June 11, 2020
    Inventors: Youjun Xiong, Gao Yang, Defu Liu, Zuyi Mao, Xinpu Chen
  • Publication number: 20200182337
    Abstract: An arm assembly of a robot includes a servo coupled to the chest of the robot, an upper arm driven by the servo, a forearm rotatably coupled to the upper arm, a hand connected to an end of the forearm and rotatable about a first axis extending along a lengthwise direction of the forearm; and a hand transmission mechanism configured to transmit motion from the servo to the hand so as to drive the hand to rotate about the first axis.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 27, 2019
    Publication date: June 11, 2020
    Inventors: Youjun Xiong, Zuyi Mao, Xinpu Chen, Gao Yang, Defu Liu
  • Publication number: 20200180167
    Abstract: An arm assembly includes a servo coupled to the chest of the robot, an upper arm driven by the servo, a forearm rotatably coupled to the upper arm, and a forearm transmission member comprising a first end rotatable with respect to the chest and a second end coupled to the forearm. The upper arm, the forearm and the forearm transmission member are arranged in such a way that the forearm rotates when the upper arm rotates with respect to the chest.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 25, 2019
    Publication date: June 11, 2020
    Inventors: Youjun Xiong, Zuyi Mao, Xinpu Chen, Gao Yang, Defu Liu
  • Patent number: 10637331
    Abstract: A servo (1) includes a power input device (14), a gear assembly (15) drive-connected to the power input device (14), a power output frame (13) that is driven to rotate by the gear assembly (15), an output shaft (131) arranged at the power output frame (13), a magnetic encoding assembly (121) that is arranged at a rotation center axis of the power output frame (13) and used to detect a rotation angle of the output shaft (131) relative to the rotation center axis, and a circuit board (12) connected to the magnetic encoding assembly (121) and the power input device (14). The magnetic encoding assembly (121) does not tend to be affected by environment, to accurately detect the rotation angle of the output shaft (131) relative to the rotation center axis. Meanwhile, the magnetic encoding assembly (121) is simple to structure and light in weight, which facilitates it to be fixed to the servo (1).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 28, 2016
    Date of Patent: April 28, 2020
    Assignee: UBTECH ROBOTICS CORP.
    Inventors: Xuchao Du, Xinpu Chen, Meichun Liu, Lefeng Liu, Wenquan Shu, Youjun Xiong
  • Patent number: 10518184
    Abstract: An assembly for a robot includes a shoulder, an arm rotatably connected to the shoulder, an armor decorative member connected to the arm and located adjacent to the shoulder, and a connection assembly located between and rotatably connected to the arm and the armor decorative member. Relative rotation between the arm and the connection assembly and between the armor decorative member and the connection assembly enables the arm to continue to rotate after an upper end of the armor decorative member comes into contact with the shoulder.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 9, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 31, 2019
    Assignee: UBTECH ROBOTICS CORP
    Inventors: Youjun Xiong, Xinpu Chen, Lefeng Liu, Tanfu Xiao
  • Patent number: 10478968
    Abstract: A driving assembly for a joint of a robot includes a first driving source having a first output shaft; a second driving source; and a gear set including a first gear and second gear that are engaged with each other. The first gear is arranged around the first output shaft. An ankle assembly and a robot having the driving assembly are also provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 28, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 19, 2019
    Assignee: UBTECH ROBOTICS CORP.
    Inventors: Youjun Xiong, Meichun Liu, Feng Hu, Xinpu Chen, Xuchao Du, Wenquan Shu
  • Publication number: 20190168126
    Abstract: An assembly for a robot includes a shoulder, an arm rotatably connected to the shoulder, an armor decorative member connected to the arm and located adjacent to the shoulder, and a connection assembly located between and rotatably connected to the arm and the armor decorative member. Relative rotation between the arm and the connection assembly and between the armor decorative member and the connection assembly enables the arm to continue to rotate after an upper end of the armor decorative member comes into contact with the shoulder.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 9, 2018
    Publication date: June 6, 2019
    Inventors: Youjun XIONG, Xinpu Chen, Lefeng Liu, Tanfu Xiao
  • Patent number: 10279487
    Abstract: A foot structure for contacting the ground and connecting to a leg structure of a humanoid robot, includes: a foot assembly for contacting the ground; a first servo mounted on the foot assembly and including a first output shaft; a connecting assembly rotatably connected to the foot assembly and to constitute an ankle portion; and a second servo mounted on the connecting assembly and connected with the leg structure, the second servo including a second output shaft perpendicular to the first output shaft; the connecting assembly being arranged perpendicularly to the foot assembly and including a first connecting structure used to mount the first output shaft and rotatably connected to the foot assembly, and a second connecting structure connected to the first connecting structure and used to mount the second output shaft.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 22, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 7, 2019
    Assignee: UBTECH Robotics Corp.
    Inventors: Youjun Xiong, Feng Hu, Xinpu Chen
  • Publication number: 20190001509
    Abstract: A winding structure of a joint of a robot includes a first servo, a second servo connected to the first servo, the second servo being rotatable with respect to the first servo, a flexible printed circuit board (FPCB) configured to connect the first servo to the second servo; and a winding assembly connected to the first servo. The winding assembly is used to wind the FPCB thereon.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 28, 2017
    Publication date: January 3, 2019
    Inventors: Youjun Xiong, Feng Hu, Xinpu Chen, Wenquan Shu
  • Publication number: 20190001488
    Abstract: A driving assembly for a joint of a robot includes a first driving source having a first output shaft; a second driving source; and a gear set including a first gear and second gear that are engaged with each other. The first gear is arranged around the first output shaft. An ankle assembly and a robot having the driving assembly are also provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 28, 2017
    Publication date: January 3, 2019
    Inventors: YOUJUN XIONG, Meichun Liu, Feng Hu, Xinpu Chen, Xuchao Du, Wenquan Shu
  • Publication number: 20180345480
    Abstract: A robot includes a body having a torso, a pair of arms and servos configured to drive the arms. A first end of each of the arms is movably connected to the torso via a corresponding one of the servos. An opposite, second end of each of the arms is connected with a hand. A first connection member is arranged on the body. A fake gun includes a second connection member that is magnetically attractable to the first connection member, and is connected to the body when the second connection member is attracted to the first connection member. One of the arms is rotatable and the hand of the one of the arms and the fake gun are configured in such a way that fake gun is detachably connected to the hand of the one of the arms when the one of the arms is rotated to a predetermined position.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 29, 2017
    Publication date: December 6, 2018
    Inventors: YOUJUN XIONG, Xiaopeng Wu, Xinpu Chen
  • Patent number: 10143933
    Abstract: A robot includes a body having a torso, a pair of arms and servos configured to drive the arms. A first end of each of the arms is movably connected to the torso via a corresponding one of the servos. An opposite, second end of each of the arms is connected with a hand. A first connection member is arranged on the body. A fake gun includes a second connection member that is magnetically attractable to the first connection member, and is connected to the body when the second connection member is attracted to the first connection member. One of the arms is rotatable and the hand of the one of the arms and the fake gun are configured in such a way that fake gun is detachably connected to the hand of the one of the arms when the one of the arms is rotated to a predetermined position.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 29, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 4, 2018
    Assignee: UBTECH ROBOTICS CORP.
    Inventors: Youjun Xiong, Xiaopeng Wu, Xinpu Chen
  • Patent number: 10029187
    Abstract: A toy assembling apparatus is disclosed. The toy assembling apparatus includes at least one connector, and each connector having at least one of a first connecting portion and a second connecting portion. The first connecting portion includes a connection plate and a connection pillar disposed on the connection plate. The second connecting portion includes a left side board, a right side board, a back side board, a bottom board, and a top board, which jointly form a containing slot for inserting the first connecting portion. The containing slot includes a plate slot for containing the connection plate and a pillar slot for containing the connection pillar. Limit grooves or limit protrudes are formed on the connection pillar. The pillar slot has protrudes or grooves formed thereon correspondingly. The limit grooves match the limit protrudes, such that the first connecting portion matches the second connecting portion of another connector tightly.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 25, 2016
    Date of Patent: July 24, 2018
    Assignee: UBTECH ROBOTICS CORP.
    Inventors: Lefeng Liu, Yumiao Wu, Dingkai Xing, Xiongyuan Fang, Xinpu Chen
  • Publication number: 20180186016
    Abstract: A leg structure includes: a pair of first-stage leg servos connected to the waist structure, each of the first-stage leg servos including a first output shaft; second-stage leg servos corresponding to and arranged opposite to the first-stage leg servos, the second-stage leg servos including second output shafts perpendicular to the first output shaft; a pair of connecting assemblies each used for mounting one of the first-stage leg servos and one of the second-stage leg servos, the connecting assemblies each including a connecting member for mounting one end of the first output shaft and one end of the second output shaft, a first end cover fixed to the connecting member and used for mounting the other end of the first output shaft, and a second end cover fixed to the connecting member and used for mounting the other end of the second output shaft.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 22, 2017
    Publication date: July 5, 2018
    Inventors: YOUJUN XIONG, Feng Hu, Xinpu Chen
  • Publication number: 20180186015
    Abstract: A foot structure for contacting the ground and connecting to a leg structure of a humanoid robot, includes: a foot assembly for contacting the ground; a first servo mounted on the foot assembly and including a first output shaft; a connecting assembly rotatably connected to the foot assembly and to constitute an ankle portion; and a second servo mounted on the connecting assembly and connected with the leg structure, the second servo including a second output shaft perpendicular to the first output shaft; the connecting assembly being arranged perpendicularly to the foot assembly and including a first connecting structure used to mount the first output shaft and rotatably connected to the foot assembly, and a second connecting structure connected to the first connecting structure and used to mount the second output shaft.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 22, 2017
    Publication date: July 5, 2018
    Inventors: YOUJUN XIONG, Feng Hu, Xinpu Chen
  • Patent number: 10011027
    Abstract: A leg structure includes: a pair of first-stage leg servos connected to the waist structure, each of the first-stage leg servos including a first output shaft; second-stage leg servos corresponding to and arranged opposite to the first-stage leg servos, the second-stage leg servos including second output shafts perpendicular to the first output shaft; a pair of connecting assemblies each used for mounting one of the first-stage leg servos and one of the second-stage leg servos, the connecting assemblies each including a connecting member for mounting one end of the first output shaft and one end of the second output shaft, a first end cover fixed to the connecting member and used for mounting the other end of the first output shaft, and a second end cover fixed to the connecting member and used for mounting the other end of the second output shaft.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 22, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 3, 2018
    Assignee: UBTECH ROBOTICS CORP.
    Inventors: Youjun Xiong, Feng Hu, Xinpu Chen