Patents by Inventor Yi Ma

Yi Ma 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: 20210124734
    Abstract: A trusted storage method and system based on a graph structure are provided. The method includes: in a process of initiating a transaction, randomly selecting, by each transaction initiating node, a plurality of witness nodes from a network for witnessing the transaction; packaging, by the witness nodes, transaction data generated by witnessing the transaction to generate blocks; randomly selecting, by the witness nodes, a plurality of storage nodes; sending, by the witness nodes, the blocks to the plurality of storage nodes; and storing, by the storage nodes, the blocks; wherein, for one transaction, all the blocks of all the witness nodes and all the storage nodes form a directed acyclic graph DAG structure. According to embodiments of the disclosure, the directed acyclic graph DAG structure is employed to be matched with an nRW consensus mechanism, so that a supervision problem in a large-scale sharing and exchanging process is solved.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 28, 2020
    Publication date: April 29, 2021
    Applicant: PEKING UNIVERSITY
    Inventors: Gang HUANG, Xuanzhe LIU, Ying ZHANG, Yun MA, Xiang JING, Yi WU
  • Publication number: 20210048917
    Abstract: A display device is provided. The display device includes a front frame, a rear cover, a display panel, a plurality of sensors and at least one adjusting mechanism. The front frame has an opening. The front frame and the rear cover are fixed to form an accommodation space. The display panel, disposed in the accommodating space, has a display surface exposed to the opening. A plurality of sensors are disposed on the front frame and configured to receive and emit an optical signal above the display surface. At least one adjusting mechanism is disposed on the rear cover and configured to adjust a deformation amount of the front frame to maintain the sensors at a predetermined emitting position and a receiving position.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 7, 2020
    Publication date: February 18, 2021
    Applicant: Qisda Corporation
    Inventors: Yung-Tsun HSIEH, Yi-An MA
  • Patent number: 10868398
    Abstract: A connector module for an electric bicycle is disclosed. The electric bicycle has a first tube and a second tube. The connector module is disposed on intersection between the first tube and the second tube. The connector module includes a first connector and a second connector. The first connector is connected to a first electronic device disposed inside the first tube. The second connector is jointed with the second connector and connected to a second electronic device disposed inside the second tube.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 3, 2019
    Date of Patent: December 15, 2020
    Assignee: DARFON ELECTRONICS CORP.
    Inventor: An-Yi Ma
  • Publication number: 20200365709
    Abstract: A method to fabricate a non-planar memory device including forming a multi-layer silicon nitride structure substantially perpendicular to a top surface of the substrate. There may be multiple non-stoichiometric silicon nitride layers, each including a different or same silicon richness value from one another.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 4, 2020
    Publication date: November 19, 2020
    Inventors: Yi Ma, Shenqing Fang, Robert Ogle
  • Patent number: 10764551
    Abstract: A method for configuring image-recording settings includes receiving an image source, determining whether the image source is the high dynamic range (HDR) image. If a HDR image source is received, a step is performed for determining whether a recording device supports recording an image with a HDR format, and a step is performed for adding a HDR recording option if the recording device supports recording the image with the HDR format.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 2, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 1, 2020
    Assignee: AVERMEDIA TECHNOLOGIES, INC.
    Inventors: Hsiang-Yi Ma, Pin-Feng Chiu, Nian-Ying Tsai, Po-Yang Yao, Chia-Hung Liu
  • Patent number: 10721068
    Abstract: Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on computer storage media, for secure data transmission using natural language. One of the methods includes: obtaining sensitive information for a user; obtaining a natural language key for the user, wherein the natural language key for the user includes one or more natural language tokens; generating decoding data for the sensitive information for the user, wherein generating the decoding data comprises: for each place in the sensitive information for the user: assigning a respective one of the natural language tokens in the natural language key for the user to the value at the place, and generating one or more respective dummy natural language tokens for each value of the respective set of possible values for the place other than the value at the place; and providing the decoding data for use in decoding the natural language key into the sensitive information.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 10, 2018
    Date of Patent: July 21, 2020
    Assignee: BOTBOTBOTBOT INC.
    Inventors: Yi Ma, Antoine Raux, Paul Yang, Felicia Wong
  • Publication number: 20200193330
    Abstract: A method for model management includes receiving data on which to base a model, evaluating the received data against a plurality of existing models and data associated with each of the plurality of existing models, determining whether any of the plurality of existing models can be used as the model or as a basis to develop the model for the received data, and providing a user with the existing models that can be used as the model or as a basis to develop the model for the received data.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 26, 2020
    Publication date: June 18, 2020
    Inventors: Guillermo Averboch, Sasha Caskey, Yi Ma, Sathish Pammi, Robert Stewart
  • Publication number: 20200186275
    Abstract: Apparatus and methods are disclosed for transmitting and receiving data in a wireless communication network. Apparatus for transmitting data in a wireless communication network comprises a real modulation branch for modulating a first segment of a bit sequence to obtain a real modulated signal, a complex modulation branch for modulating a second segment of the bit sequence to obtain a complex modulated signal, a signal dividing unit configured to divide the bit sequence into a plurality of alternating first segments and second segments, and to send the first segments and the second segments to the real modulation branch and the complex modulation branch respectively, and a transmitter configured to transmit the real and complex modulated signals. Apparatus and methods are also disclosed for demultiplexing a plurality of data streams, using wide linear zero forcing with successive interference cancellation.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 7, 2017
    Publication date: June 11, 2020
    Applicant: University of Surrey
    Inventors: Juan Carlos De Luna DUCOING, Na Yi, Yi MA, Rahim TAFAZOLLI
  • Patent number: 10643305
    Abstract: A method of compressing a stereoscopic video including a left view frame and a right view frame is provided, the method including: determining a texture saliency value for a first block in the left view frame by intra prediction (1101); determining a motion saliency value for the first block by motion estimation (1102); determining a disparity saliency value between the first block and a corresponding second block in the right view frame (1103); determining a quantization parameter based on the disparity saliency value, the texture saliency value, and the motion saliency value (1104); and performing quantization of the first block in accordance with the quantization parameter (1105).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 18, 2016
    Date of Patent: May 5, 2020
    Assignee: SHANGHAITECH UNIVERSITY
    Inventors: Jingyi Yu, Yi Ma
  • Patent number: 10644126
    Abstract: A method to fabricate a non-planar memory device including forming a multi-layer silicon nitride structure substantially perpendicular to a top surface of the substrate. There may be multiple non-stoichiometric silicon nitride layers, each including a different or same silicon richness value from one another.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 30, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 5, 2020
    Assignee: MONTEREY RESEARCH, LLC
    Inventors: Yi Ma, Shenqing Fang, Robert Ogle
  • Patent number: 10636121
    Abstract: A method of calibrating a camera array comprising a plurality of cameras configured to capture a plurality of images to generate a panorama, wherein the relative positions among the plurality of cameras are constant, the method comprising: moving the camera array from a first position to a second position; measuring a homogeneous transformation matrix of a reference point on the camera array between the first position and the second position; capturing images at the first position and the second position by a first camera and a second camera on the camera array; and determining a homogenous transformation matrix between the first camera and the second camera based on the images captured by the first camera and the second camera at the first position and the second position.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 12, 2016
    Date of Patent: April 28, 2020
    Assignee: SHANGHAITECH UNIVERSITY
    Inventors: Jingyi Yu, Yi Ma
  • Patent number: 10614377
    Abstract: A method for model management includes receiving data on which to base a model, evaluating the received data against a plurality of existing models and data associated with each of the plurality of existing models, determining whether any of the plurality of existing models can be used as the model or as a basis to develop the model for the received data, and providing a user with the existing models that can be used as the model or as a basis to develop the model for the received data.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 14, 2016
    Date of Patent: April 7, 2020
    Assignee: Kasisto, Inc.
    Inventors: Guillermo Averboch, Sasha Caskey, Yi Ma, Sathish Pammi, Robert Stewart
  • Publication number: 20200043469
    Abstract: Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on computer storage media, for generating additional training data for a natural language understanding engine. One of the methods includes: obtaining data identifying (i) a first input conversational turn and (ii) a first annotation, determining that the first annotation accurately characterized the first input conversational turn, determining that the natural language understanding engine is likely to generate inaccurate annotations of other conversational turns that are similar to the first input conversational turn, in response to the determining, obtaining one or more first paraphrases of the first input conversational turn; and generating, for each of the one or more first paraphrases, a respective first training example that identifies the first annotation as the correct annotation for the first paraphrase; and training the natural language understanding engine on at least the first training examples.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 26, 2018
    Publication date: February 6, 2020
    Inventors: Antoine Raux, Yi Ma
  • Publication number: 20200044850
    Abstract: Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on computer storage media, for secure data transmission using natural language. One of the methods includes: obtaining sensitive information for a user; obtaining a natural language key for the user, wherein the natural language key for the user includes one or more natural language tokens; generating decoding data for the sensitive information for the user, wherein generating the decoding data comprises: for each place in the sensitive information for the user: assigning a respective one of the natural language tokens in the natural language key for the user to the value at the place, and generating one or more respective dummy natural language tokens for each value of the respective set of possible values for the place other than the value at the place; and providing the decoding data for use in decoding the natural language key into the sensitive information.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 10, 2018
    Publication date: February 6, 2020
    Inventors: Yi Ma, Antoine Raux, Paul Yang, Felicia Wong
  • Publication number: 20200004656
    Abstract: A judgment method for hardware compatibility is disclosed. The judgment method is operated with a first electrical device and a second electrical device having a plurality of transmission interfaces. The judgment method is started after the first electrical device electrically connected to one of the transmission interfaces of the second electrical device. The judgment method includes an interface information capturing process, a compatibility comparison process, a compatibility determination process and a recommendation execution process. In the interface information capturing process, the interface information of the transmission interface of the second electrical device connected to the first electrical device is captured. In the compatibility comparison process, the interface information is compared with a compatibility database to obtain a comparison result.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 26, 2019
    Publication date: January 2, 2020
    Inventor: Hsiang-Yi Ma
  • Publication number: 20190386444
    Abstract: A connector module for an electric bicycle is disclosed. The electric bicycle has a first tube and a second tube. The connector module is disposed on intersection between the first tube and the second tube. The connector module includes a first connector and a second connector. The first connector is connected to a first electronic device disposed inside the first tube. The second connector is jointed with the second connector and connected to a second electronic device disposed inside the second tube.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 3, 2019
    Publication date: December 19, 2019
    Inventor: An-Yi Ma
  • Patent number: 10489886
    Abstract: A method of generating a stereoscopic panorama is provided, the method comprising: processing a first right image, a second right image, a first left image, and a second left image to derive a right homography between the first right image and the second right image and a left homography between the first left image and the second left image; stitching the first right image with the second right image to generate a right panorama, the first left image with the second left image to generate a left panorama wherein the right homography is consistent with the left homography; and generating a stereo panorama using the right panorama and the left panorama.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 13, 2016
    Date of Patent: November 26, 2019
    Assignee: ShanghaiTech University
    Inventors: Jingyi Yu, Yi Ma
  • Publication number: 20190335152
    Abstract: A method for configuring image-recording settings includes receiving an image source, determining whether the image source is the high dynamic range (HDR) image. If a HDR image source is received, a step is performed for determining whether a recording device supports recording an image with a HDR format, and a step is performed for adding a HDR recording option if the recording device supports recording the image with the HDR format.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 2, 2019
    Publication date: October 31, 2019
    Inventors: Hsiang-Yi MA, Pin-Feng CHIU, Nian-Ying TSAI, Po-Yang YAO, Chia-Hung LIU
  • Patent number: D875453
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 26, 2018
    Date of Patent: February 18, 2020
    Inventor: Ju-Yi Ma
  • Patent number: D878806
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 17, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 24, 2020
    Inventor: Ju-Yi Ma