Patents by Inventor Yu Qiao

Yu Qiao 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: 10919805
    Abstract: The disclosure features methods of forming composite materials, and the composite materials formed by such methods. The methods include forming a mixture that includes a binder material and a filler material, and applying a pressure of at least 10 MPa to the mixture to form the composite material, where the composite material thus formed includes less than 9% by weight of the binder material, less than 18% by volume of the binder material, or both, and has a flexural strength of at least 3 MPa.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 28, 2016
    Date of Patent: February 16, 2021
    Assignee: The Regents of the University of California
    Inventors: Yu Qiao, Tze Han Chen, Anh V. Le
  • Publication number: 20210020168
    Abstract: Illustrative embodiments provide a method and system for communicating air traffic control information. An audio signal comprising voice activity is received. Air traffic control information in the voice activity is identified using an artificial intelligence algorithm. A text transcript of the air traffic control information is generated and displayed on a confirmation display. Voice activity in the audio signal may be detected by identifying portions of the audio signal that comprise speech based on a comparison between the power spectrum of the audio signal and the power spectrum of noise and forming speech segments comprising the portions of the audio signal that comprise speech.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 17, 2020
    Publication date: January 21, 2021
    Inventors: Stephen Dame, Yu Qiao, Taylor A. Riccetti, David J. Ross, Joshua Welshmeyer, Matthew Sheridan-Smith, Su Ying Li, Zarrin Khiang-Huey Chua, Jose A. Medina, Michelle D. Warren, Simran Pabla, Jasper P. Corleis
  • Publication number: 20210012164
    Abstract: An action recognition method and apparatus related to artificial intelligence and include extracting a spatial feature of a to-be-processed picture, determining a virtual optical flow feature of the to-be-processed picture based on the spatial feature and X spatial features and X optical flow features in a preset feature library, where the X spatial features and the X optical flow features include a one-to-one correspondence, determining a first type of confidence of the to-be-processed picture in different action categories based on similarities between the virtual optical flow feature and Y optical flow features, where each of the Y optical flow features in the preset feature library corresponds to one action category, X and Y are both integers greater than 1, and determining an action category of the to-be-processed picture based on the first type of confidence.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 28, 2020
    Publication date: January 14, 2021
    Inventors: Yu Qiao, Lei Zhou, Yali Wang, Lihui Jiang, Jianzhuang Liu
  • Publication number: 20200412358
    Abstract: A switching circuit includes a live wire power obtaining circuit, a control circuit, and a tunable capacitor array. The live wire power obtaining circuit is coupled to a live wire to receive an alternating current (AC) voltage. The control circuit is configured to perform a zero-crossing detection to the alternating current voltage. The tunable capacitor array is coupled to the live wire power obtaining circuit and the control circuit. The control circuit is configured to control the live wire power obtaining circuit to supply power to the control circuit or the tunable capacitor array to discharge to supply power to the control circuit based on a state of a first switch and a zero-crossing detection result.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 3, 2019
    Publication date: December 31, 2020
    Inventors: Hu-Ye FU, Zuo-Hui PENG, Feng-Qiao YE, Jian WANG, Yu-Xiang QI
  • Publication number: 20200394216
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to a method and device for video processing, an electronic device, and a storage medium. The method comprises: determining, on the basis of paragraph information of a query text paragraph and video information of multiple videos in a video library, preselected videos associated with the query text paragraph in the multiple videos; and determining a target video in the preselected videos on the basis of video frame information of the preselected videos and of sentence information of the query text paragraph. The method for video processing of the embodiments of the present disclosure indexes videos by means of the relevance between the videos and the query text paragraph, allows the pinpointing of the target video, avoids search result redundancy, allows the processing of the query text paragraph in a natural language form, and is not limited by the inherent contents of content labels.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 6, 2019
    Publication date: December 17, 2020
    Inventors: Xiaoou TANG, Dian SHAO, Yu XIONG, Yue ZHAO, Qingqiu HUANG, Yu Qiao, Dahua LIN
  • Patent number: 10837061
    Abstract: Methods, systems, and devices are disclosed for enrichment and detection of molecules of a target biomarker. In one aspect, In one aspect, a biosensor device for enriching and detecting biomarker molecules include a substrate, and a microarray of hydrophilic islands disposed on the substrate. A sensing area on each of the microarray hydrophilic islands is structured to anchor bio-molecular probes of at least one type for detecting molecules of a target biomarker and to attract an array of nanodroplets of a biomarker solution that includes the target biomarker molecules. A hydrophobic surface is disposed to surround the microarray of hydrophilic islands.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 23, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 17, 2020
    Assignees: The Regents of the University of California, Compliance Decisions, Inc.
    Inventors: Yu-Hwa Lo, Wen Qiao, Tiantian Zhang, Ian Lian, Tony Minghung Yen
  • Publication number: 20200334854
    Abstract: Embodiments of this application disclose a position and attitude determining method. The method includes acquiring, by tracking a feature point of a first marked image, position and attitude parameters of an image captured by a camera; using a previous image of a first image as a second marked image in response to the previous image of the first image meeting a feature point tracking condition and the first image failing to meet the feature point tracking condition; acquiring, position and attitude parameters of the image captured by the camera relative to the second marked image; acquiring position and attitude parameters according to the position and attitude parameters of the image relative to the second marked image and position and attitude parameters of each marked image relative to a previous marked image; and determining a position and an attitude of the camera according to the position and attitude parameters.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 30, 2020
    Publication date: October 22, 2020
    Inventors: Xiangkai LIN, Liang QIAO, Fengming ZHU, Yu ZUO, Zeyu YANG, Yonggen LING, Linchao BAO
  • Publication number: 20200323498
    Abstract: A collision monitoring apparatus can include a camera to acquire a video image of surroundings of at least one target protection component on the C-arm X-ray machine system; an image processor to determine a scene of the surroundings of the at least one target protection component according to the video image; and a controller to control a C-arm X-ray machine system to stop moving or slow down when it is determined that a possible collision exists according to the scene of the surroundings of the at least one target protection component. Advantageously the apparatus effectively prevents patients, operators, patient examination beds and other obstacles from suffering a serious collision with the C-arm itself.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 15, 2020
    Publication date: October 15, 2020
    Applicant: Siemens Healthcare GmbH
    Inventors: Yu Tong, Ge Jing, Jian Qiao Zhang
  • Publication number: 20200327692
    Abstract: Embodiments of this application disclose a position and pose determining method performed at an electronic device. The method includes: acquiring, by tracking a first feature point extracted from a marked image, position and pose parameters of a first image captured by a camera relative to the marked image; extracting a second feature point from the first image in a case that the first image fails to meet a feature point tracking condition; and acquiring, by tracking the first feature point and the second feature point, position and pose parameters of a second image captured by the camera relative to the marked image, and determining a position and a pose of the camera according to the position and pose parameters, the second image being an image captured by the camera after the first image.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 26, 2020
    Publication date: October 15, 2020
    Inventors: Xiangkai LIN, Liang QIAO, Fengming ZHU, Yu ZUO, Zeyu YANG, Yonggen LING, Linchao BAO
  • Publication number: 20200295326
    Abstract: A method of manufacturing a battery includes introducing a first material to the battery, providing an anode, a cathode and a separator of the battery; and assembling the anode, the separator and the cathode. The first material is configured and arranged to increase the internal impedance of the battery upon mechanical or thermal loading.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 1, 2020
    Publication date: September 17, 2020
    Inventors: Yu Qiao, Weiyi Lu, Yang Shi, Anh V. Le
  • Publication number: 20200285352
    Abstract: A prediction method for selecting a target object for use in an electronic device is provided. The method includes the steps of: (A) displaying a plurality of objects and a cursor on a display of the electronic device; (B) obtaining moving speed, a moving vector, and a cursor position of the cursor as well as a plurality of object positions of the objects; (C) in response to the cursor position and the object positions satisfying a predetermined condition, determining whether a previously selected object exists; (D) in response to the previously selected object existing and the moving speed of the cursor being greater than a speed threshold, selecting the object with the shortest distance to the cursor as the target object by referencing the previously selected object and referring to the motion vector.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 6, 2019
    Publication date: September 10, 2020
    Inventors: Jia-Hong PENG, Yu-Qiao HONG, Hung-Hsueh TAI
  • Publication number: 20200238614
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to an apparatus and a method for high-precision three-dimensional printing using a salt solution. The apparatus includes a receiving platform system and a printing device. The receiving platform system includes a conductivity cell, a high-voltage electrostatic generation system, a printing platform, and a printing platform driver. The conductivity cell contains salt solution. The high-voltage electrostatic generating system is connected with the conductivity cell. The printing platform is disposed in the salt solution in the conductivity cell. The printing platform driver is connected with the printing platform to drive the printing platform to move along a Z?-axis perpendicular to a horizontal direction. The printing device prints a product on the printing platform. The apparatus is convenient to operate, and solves the problems of low resolution of biological 3D printing, limited product height, and difficulty in using multiple printing methods in combination.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 21, 2020
    Publication date: July 30, 2020
    Applicant: Shanghai Ninth People's Hospital, Shanghai JiaoTong University School of Medicine
    Inventors: Zhiguang QIAO, Xing ZHANG, Yongqiang HAO, Yu HAN, Binbin SUN, Chunbin LI, Meifei LIAN, Wenbo JIANG, Kerong DAI
  • Publication number: 20200237266
    Abstract: Action recognition methods are disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 13, 2020
    Publication date: July 30, 2020
    Inventors: Yu QIAO, Wenbin DU, Yali WANG, Lihui JIANG, Jianzhuang LIU
  • Publication number: 20200240243
    Abstract: A method for intelligently determining hydrate drilling and production risks based on fuzzy judgment.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 20, 2020
    Publication date: July 30, 2020
    Inventors: Haitao LI, Na WEI, Jinzhou ZHAO, Luling LI, Zhenjun CUI, Lin JIANG, Wantong SUN, Luyue YANG, Xi LI, Yinghe HONG, Yu QIAO
  • Publication number: 20200212172
    Abstract: The present invention provides a semiconductor structure and method of manufacturing the same. The semiconductor structure includes a substrate and a gate formed on the substrate. The above manufacturing method is used to form a gate on the substrate. The above manufacturing method specifically includes: providing a substrate; forming a trench in an upper portion of the substrate; depositing a gate layer on the substrate, the gate layer including two step portions extending from the outside of the trench to the inside of the trench; etching the gate layer from two ends of the trench along the two step portions toward the center of the trench to form the gate in the trench, wherein the width of the gate is smaller than the width of the trench. The manufacturing method of the present invention can easily and efficiently form a gate having a small critical dimension and precisely controllable on a semiconductor substrate, thereby meeting increasingly stringent gate size requirements.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 13, 2019
    Publication date: July 2, 2020
    Inventors: Fulong QIAO, Limin ZHOU, Xiao YANG, Pengkai XU, Yu HUANG
  • Patent number: 10652138
    Abstract: This application discloses a link decision-making method, applied to a link decision-making system including first and second user equipment that are in a Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) call status, a transit server, and a decision-making computing device. A first link directly connecting the two user equipment and a second link that transits by using the transit server exist between the two user equipment. The decision-making computing device is responsible for making, according to a link quality score of a current sending link between the first and second user equipment, a decision about using the first link or the second link as a subsequent sending link of the first user equipment. According to the link decision-making method provided in this application, it can be ensured that a better link can be selected to transmit a data stream of VoIP, thereby improving the quality of service (QoS) of the VoIP.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 29, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 12, 2020
    Assignee: Tencent Technology (Shenzhen) Company Limited
    Inventors: Zheng Xue, Yu Zhou, Jing Lv, Yanbai Zhao, Baojian Wang, Ningbo Qiao
  • Patent number: 10622804
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to a method for preventing a maloperation of differential protection of an optical fiber caused by saturation of a single Current Transformer (CT) of 3/2 connection. By applying a combination of the differential judgment and the sub-CT current judgment, reliable identification of internal and external faults is ensured, and the problem of misjudging of the internal fault as the external fault can be prevented as well.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 15, 2016
    Date of Patent: April 14, 2020
    Assignees: XJ GROUP CORPORATION, XJ ELECTRIC CO., LTD., XUCHANG XJ SOFTWARE TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD., STATE GRID CORPORATION OF CHINA
    Inventors: Baowei Li, Chuankun Ni, Wenzheng Li, Xu Li, Ziqiang Jiang, Yanmei Tang, Huizhen Hao, Xin Shi, Jiansong Zhao, Xintao Dong, Yingying Xi, Quanxia Ma, Yantao Qiao, Yu Tang, Liping Meng
  • Publication number: 20190283360
    Abstract: A multilayer structure comprising solid layers and defining at least one gap that separates the solid layers to form an alternating pattern of the solid layers and the at least one gap in the structure.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 15, 2017
    Publication date: September 19, 2019
    Inventors: Yu Qiao, Ying Zhong
  • Patent number: 10374536
    Abstract: A method for controlling a ceiling fan motor includes: setting a target value of rotational speed and a limited value of rotational torque; controlling the ceiling fan motor to operate; obtaining operation information of the ceiling fan motor; calculating a current rotational speed and a current rotational torque according to the operation information; determining whether the current rotational torque is greater than or equal to the limited value of rotational torque; performing a constant rotational torque operation when the current rotational torque is greater than or equal to the limited value of rotational torque; determining whether the current rotational speed reaches the target value of rotational speed when the current rotational torque is less than the limited value of rotational torque; performing a constant rotational speed operation when the current rotational speed reaches the target value of rotational speed; and increasing torque current of the ceiling fan motor.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 26, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 6, 2019
    Assignee: INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGY RESEARCH INSTITUTE
    Inventors: Liang-Qiao Huang, Yu-Choung Chang, Yang-Guang Liu, Zhi-Jia Liang
  • Publication number: 20190194751
    Abstract: Methods, systems, and devices are disclosed for enrichment and detection of molecules of a target biomarker. In one aspect, In one aspect, a biosensor device for enriching and detecting biomarker molecules include a substrate, and a microarray of hydrophilic islands disposed on the substrate. A sensing area on each of the microarray hydrophilic islands is structured to anchor bio-molecular probes of at least one type for detecting molecules of a target biomarker and to attract an array of nanodroplets of a biomarker solution that includes the target biomarker molecules. A hydrophobic surface is disposed to surround the microarray of hydrophilic islands.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 23, 2018
    Publication date: June 27, 2019
    Inventors: Yu-Hwa Lo, Wen Qiao, Tiantian Zhang, Ian Lian, Tony Minghung Yen