Patents by Inventor YONG-CHANG FAN

YONG-CHANG FAN 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: 11414658
    Abstract: A tracer particle is provided. The tracer particle includes: a core structure; a nucleic acid molecule immobilized on the core structure; and a shell layer covering the core structure and the nucleic acid molecule; wherein the core structure has a first porosity, the shell layer has a second porosity, and the first porosity is greater than the second porosity.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 11, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 16, 2022
    Assignee: Industrial Technology Research Institute
    Inventors: Kai-Chun Fan, Yin-Lung Han, Pei-Jyuan Gao, Yong-Yang Lin, Chieh-Lun Cheng, Chien-Chang Huang, Yung-Ho Chang, Chia-Long Lin, I-Son Ng, Bo-Han Chen
  • Patent number: 10431034
    Abstract: An elevator for a vending machine and vending machine using the elevator work together, the vending machine includes a cabinet, a plurality of tiered pallets, and an elevator for delivering selected products from the pallets. Each pallet has a label. The elevator includes a driving unit and a storing box. The storing box includes a sensor for detecting the label. The storing box is fixed to the driving unit and driven by the driving unit, the storing box is slidable among the pallets, when a predetermined label is detected by the sensor, the storing box stops at that pallet and gently delivers product from that pallet.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 30, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 1, 2019
    Assignees: HONGFUJIN PRECISION INDUSTRY (WUHAN) CO., LTD., HON HAI PRECISION INDUSTRY CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Yong-Chang Fan
  • Publication number: 20190088068
    Abstract: An elevator for a vending machine and vending machine using the elevator work together, the vending machine includes a cabinet, a plurality of tiered pallets, and an elevator for delivering selected products from the pallets. Each pallet has a label. The elevator includes a driving unit and a storing box. The storing box includes a sensor for detecting the label. The storing box is fixed to the driving unit and driven by the driving unit, the storing box is slidable among the pallets, when a predetermined label is detected by the sensor, the storing box stops at that pallet and gently delivers product from that pallet.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 30, 2017
    Publication date: March 21, 2019
    Inventor: YONG-CHANG FAN
  • Publication number: 20170294069
    Abstract: A temperature-controlled vending machine able to apply a required temperature uniformly within itself includes a cabinet and a temperature control system fixed at the bottom of the cabinet. The temperature control system includes a water tank, a compressor, a condenser, an evaporator defining an air outlet, and a cross-flow fan. The cross-flow fan includes a plurality of fan blades opposite to the air outlet and a housing defining an air guiding exit. The cross-flow fan is able to circulate cool air expelled from the evaporator from the bottom of the cabinet to the top of the cabinet.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 29, 2016
    Publication date: October 12, 2017
    Inventor: YONG-CHANG FAN
  • Patent number: 9715248
    Abstract: A supporting base for an electronic device includes a mounting plate and two standing pieces. The two standing pieces are rotatably fixed to the mounting plate. The two standing pieces can rotate from a closed position to an open position. When the two standing pieces are in the closed position, the mounting plate supports the electronic device in a first manner. When the two pieces are in the open position, the two pieces clamp the electronic device in a second manner. An electronic device assembly is also provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 26, 2015
    Date of Patent: July 25, 2017
    Assignees: HONG FU JIN PRECISION INDUSTRY (WuHan) CO., LTD., HON HAI PRECISION INDUSTRY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Shu-Qi Wu, Yong-Chang Fan, Yu-Lin Liu
  • Patent number: 9618985
    Abstract: A data storage device securing mechanism is used to secure a data storage device on a board. The data storage device securing mechanism includes a bracket secured on the board, a pivot shaft secured on the bracket, and a latch piece rotatably installed on the pivot shaft. The bracket includes a plurality of sliding grooves. The latch piece includes a latch portion. The data storage device is configured to be slidably installed on the sliding groove. The latch piece is configured to be rotated and be received in the sliding groove. The latch portion is configured to be resisted against the data storage device to secure the data storage device on the bracket.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 19, 2015
    Date of Patent: April 11, 2017
    Assignees: HONG FU JIN PRECISION INDUSTRY (WuHan) CO., LTD., HON HAI PRECISION INDUSTRY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yong-Chang Fan, San-Yong Yang
  • Patent number: 9572274
    Abstract: A securing mechanism is configured to secure an electronic device. The electronic device includes a body, a power adapter and a first data cable connecting the body with the power adapter. The securing mechanism includes a base and a cover. The base includes a second data cable. The cover defines a limiting groove and a securing portion connected with the second data cable. The body is configured to be received in the limiting groove. The power adapter is configured to be inserted into the securing portion. The second data cable is configured to be inserted into a power supply.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 2, 2015
    Date of Patent: February 14, 2017
    Assignees: HONG FU JIN PRECISION INDUSTRY (WuHan) CO., LTD., HON HAI PRECISION INDUSTRY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Shu-Qi Wu, Yong-Chang Fan, Yu-Lin Liu
  • Patent number: 9531125
    Abstract: A plug includes a plug main body used to engage with a socket and a securing member secured to the plug main body. The securing member includes a securing portion. When the plug is engaged with the socket, the securing member is rotatable relative to the socket to engage the securing portion with the socket. The disclosure further provides a connector with the plug.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 13, 2015
    Date of Patent: December 27, 2016
    Assignees: HONG FU JIN PRECISION INDUSTRY (WuHan) CO., LTD., HON HAI PRECISION INDUSTRY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yong-Chang Fan, San-Yong Yang
  • Publication number: 20160356417
    Abstract: An adjustable apparatus which supports and fixes an electronic device includes a mounting device and a moving device. The moving device includes at least one first rod, at least one second rod, and a rotating member. The at least one first rod is rotatably connected with the mounting device and the rotating member. The at least one second rod is connected with the rotating member and the electronic device. The at least one first rod and the at least one second rod form a rotatable planar linkage. The moving device can transform from a folded state to an extended state to adjust the height and orientation of the electronic device and its distance from a user.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 29, 2015
    Publication date: December 8, 2016
    Inventors: YONG-CHANG FAN, SAN-YONG YANG
  • Publication number: 20160330853
    Abstract: A securing mechanism is configured to secure an electronic device. The electronic device includes a body, a power adapter and a first data cable connecting the body with the power adapter. The securing mechanism includes a base and a cover. The base includes a second data cable. The cover defines a limiting groove and a securing portion connected with the second data cable. The body is configured to be received in the limiting groove. The power adapter is configured to be inserted into the securing portion. The second data cable is configured to be inserted into a power supply.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 2, 2015
    Publication date: November 10, 2016
    Inventors: SHU-QI WU, YONG-CHANG FAN, YU-LIN LIU
  • Publication number: 20160313761
    Abstract: A supporting base for an electronic device includes a mounting plate and two standing pieces. The two standing pieces are rotatably fixed to the mounting plate. The two standing pieces can rotate from a closed position to an open position. When the two standing pieces are in the closed position, the mounting plate supports the electronic device in a first manner. When the two pieces are in the open position, the two pieces clamp the electronic device in a second manner. An electronic device assembly is also provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 26, 2015
    Publication date: October 27, 2016
    Inventors: SHU-QI WU, YONG-CHANG FAN, YU-LIN LIU
  • Publication number: 20160313772
    Abstract: A keyboard includes a main body. The main body includes an operating panel used to input commands to an electronic device and a switch located on the operating panel. The main body is used to couple to a motherboard of the electronic device, and the switch is used to power on/off the electronic device when the main body is coupled to the motherboard. The disclosure further offers an electronic device with the keyboard.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 19, 2015
    Publication date: October 27, 2016
    Inventors: YONG-CHANG FAN, SAN-YONG YANG
  • Publication number: 20160309249
    Abstract: A wearable electronic device includes an electronic device enclosure and a host. The electronic device enclosure includes a mounting portion defining a receiving hole. The mounting portion includes a clipping member movably received in the receiving hole. The host includes a host body and an earplug extending from the host body. The host body is rotatably attached to the mounting portion, the earplug is received in the receiving hole, and the clipping member is engaged with the earplug to prevent the earplug from disengaging from the receiving hole.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 29, 2015
    Publication date: October 20, 2016
    Inventors: SHU-QI WU, YONG-CHANG FAN, YU-LIN LIU
  • Publication number: 20160309115
    Abstract: A videophone includes a camera, a deflecting plate, and a driving device. The camera is located on the deflecting plate. The deflecting plate includes a shaft. The camera includes a supporting post. The supporting post is substantially perpendicular to the shaft. The driving device can drive the supporting post and the shaft to rotate. The camera can rotate about the supporting post and the shaft to adjust angle of the camera. A camera assembly is also provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 19, 2015
    Publication date: October 20, 2016
    Inventors: SHU-QI WU, YONG-CHANG FAN, YU-LIN LIU
  • Patent number: 9471113
    Abstract: A securing structure includes a base, a support member, a linking member, and a lock. The support member pivots and attaches to the base. The linking member pivots and is coupled to the support member and is slidably coupled to the base. The support member is configured to position in an original position, received in the base or in a working position, extending from the base. The linking member is configured to support the support member located in the working position. The lock is slidably attached to the support member. When the support member is positioned in the working position, the lock is configured to secure an object.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 17, 2014
    Date of Patent: October 18, 2016
    Assignees: HONG FU JIN PRECISION INDUSTRY (WuHan) CO., LTD., HON HAI PRECISION INDUSTRY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yong-Chang Fan, San-Yong Yang
  • Publication number: 20160299534
    Abstract: Electronic device includes a main module, a sliding member, a resilient member, and an expansion module coupled to the main module. The main module includes a base, and the sliding member is slidably attached to the base. The resilient member is located between the sliding member and the base, and the expansion module includes a clipping member. The expansion module is moveable in a first direction to slide the sliding member in a second direction that is perpendicular to the first direction, and the resilient member is deformable to engage the sliding member with the clipping member.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 24, 2015
    Publication date: October 13, 2016
    Inventors: SHU-QI WU, YONG-CHANG FAN, YU-LIN LIU
  • Publication number: 20160240971
    Abstract: A plug includes a plug main body used to engage with a socket and a securing member secured to the plug main body. The securing member includes a securing portion. When the plug is engaged with the socket, the securing member is rotatable relative to the socket to engage the securing portion with the socket. The disclosure further provides a connector with the plug.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 13, 2015
    Publication date: August 18, 2016
    Inventors: YONG-CHANG FAN, SAN-YONG YANG
  • Patent number: 9417658
    Abstract: An all-in-one computer includes a shell, a stand, and a plate. The stand and the plate are engaged with the shell. The stand includes at least one first supporting pole and a second supporting pole. The second supporting pole is configured to move relative to the at least one first supporting pole. The plate defines a plurality of grooves. An extending direction of the plurality of grooves is substantially parallel to each other. An end of the second supporting pole can engage with one of the plurality of grooves to support the shell.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 8, 2015
    Date of Patent: August 16, 2016
    Assignees: HONG FU JIN PRECISION INDUSTRY (WuHan) CO., LTD., HON HAI PRECISION INDUSTRY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yong-Chang Fan, San-Yong Yang
  • Publication number: 20160233626
    Abstract: A connecting device includes a connector and a jumper. The connector includes an enclosure and two terminals mounted in the enclosure. The two terminals are spaced apart. Each terminal includes a contact defining a latching hole. The jumper includes a case and a conductor received in the case. The conductor includes two contacting arms. Each contacting arm includes a latching portion. Each contact extends into the case, each latching portion is engaged in one of the two latching holes to mount the jumper to the connector, and the two terminals are electronically coupled to each other.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 13, 2015
    Publication date: August 11, 2016
    Inventors: YONG-CHANG FAN, SAN-YONG YANG
  • Patent number: 9413863
    Abstract: A video phone with a viewing stand includes a main portion and a base to be secured to the main portion. Each side of the main portion defines a sliding groove and includes a limiting column. Each end of the base is equipped with a positioning column and a block. The positioning column is configured to be inserted into the sliding groove and to slide in the sliding groove to drive the main portion from a horizontal position to a vertical position or vice versa. The block is configured to slide into a first position to allow the main portion to be in the horizontal position, or in a second position to resist against the limiting column to allow the main portion to be in the vertical position.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 6, 2015
    Date of Patent: August 9, 2016
    Assignees: HONG FU JIN PRECISION INDUSTRY (WuHan) CO., LTD., HON HAI PRECISION INDUSTRY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yong-Chang Fan, San-Yong Yang