Patents by Inventor ZHI-TAO YU

ZHI-TAO YU 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: 11106253
    Abstract: A frame module is provided, which is adapted to connect to an object unit. The frame module includes a module housing, a latch, and a cover. The object unit is connected to the module housing. The latch is connected to the module housing, which is adapted to be moved between the first latch position and the second latch position. When the latch is in the first latch position, the latch is connected to the object unit to restrict the object unit. When the latch is in the second latch position, the latch is separated from the object unit. The cover pivots on the module housing, which is adapted to be rotated between the first cover orientation and the second cover orientation. When the cover is in the first cover orientation, the cover presses the latch and keeps the latch in the first latch position.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 15, 2020
    Date of Patent: August 31, 2021
    Assignee: WISTRON CORP.
    Inventors: Zhi-Tao Yu, Hai-Nan Qiu, Yu-Jian Wu, Bo-Chun Lin, Chia-Hsin Liu
  • Patent number: 11026342
    Abstract: The disclosure relates to an electronic device including a chassis, a mainboard, a tray, a positioning component, and a cage assembly. The mainboard is disposed on the chassis. The tray is disposed on the chassis and located above the mainboard. The positioning component is fixed to the mainboard. The cage assembly includes a cage and a linkage assembly. The cage has a contact portion. The contact portion is disposed on the tray. The linkage assembly, includes an actuating lever and latch. The actuating lever is movably disposed on the cage. The actuating lever and the contact portion are respectively located at two opposite sides of the cage. The latch is connected to the actuating lever and has an engaging portion. The engaging portion is engageable with the positioning component.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 30, 2019
    Date of Patent: June 1, 2021
    Assignee: WISTRON CORP.
    Inventors: Wen Huang, Zhi-Tao Yu, Bo-Chun Lin
  • Publication number: 20210116978
    Abstract: A frame module is provided, which is adapted to connect to an object unit. The frame module includes a module housing, a latch, and a cover. The object unit is connected to the module housing. The latch is connected to the module housing, which is adapted to be moved between the first latch position and the second latch position. When the latch is in the first latch position, the latch is connected to the object unit to restrict the object unit. When the latch is in the second latch position, the latch is separated from the object unit. The cover pivots on the module housing, which is adapted to be rotated between the first cover orientation and the second cover orientation. When the cover is in the first cover orientation, the cover presses the latch and keeps the latch in the first latch position.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 15, 2020
    Publication date: April 22, 2021
    Inventors: Zhi-Tao YU, Hai-Nan QIU, Yu-Jian WU, Bo-Chun LIN, Chia-Hsin LIU
  • Publication number: 20210045261
    Abstract: The disclosure relates to an electronic device including a chassis, a mainboard, a tray, a positioning component, and a cage assembly. The mainboard is disposed on the chassis. The tray is disposed on the chassis and located above the mainboard. The positioning component is fixed to the mainboard. The cage assembly includes a cage and a linkage assembly. The cage has a contact portion. The contact portion is disposed on the tray. The linkage assembly, includes an actuating lever and latch. The actuating lever is movably disposed on the cage. The actuating lever and the contact portion are respectively located at two opposite sides of the cage. The latch is connected to the actuating lever and has an engaging portion. The engaging portion is engageable with the positioning component.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 30, 2019
    Publication date: February 11, 2021
    Inventors: WEN HUANG, ZHI-TAO YU, BO-CHUN LIN
  • Publication number: 20210007236
    Abstract: A case adapted to be selectively connected to a first interface module, a second interface module and a third interface module is provided. The case includes a substrate. The substrate includes a first connection area and a second connection area. The first connection area is adjacent to the second connection area. The first connection area includes a first post. The second connection area includes a second post and a third post. In a first state, the first interface module is disposed in the first connection area. The second interface module is disposed in the second connection area. In a second state, the third interface module is disposed in the first connection area and the second connection area. The case is adapted to be selectively connected to different types of storage units.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 10, 2019
    Publication date: January 7, 2021
    Inventors: Yu-Jian WU, Zhi-Tao YU, Wen HUANG, Chia-Hsin LIU
  • Patent number: 10888025
    Abstract: A fixing frame assembly configured to be assembled to assembling pillar of chassis includes accommodating frame, at least one installation plate and at least one operative component. Accommodating frame has at least one guiding pillar. Installation plate is slidably disposed on a side of accommodating frame. Installation plate includes at least one guiding slot, connection slot and installation slot. Guiding pillar is slidably located in guiding slot. Installation slot is configured to accommodate assembling pillar. Operative component is pivotably disposed on accommodating frame and has connection protrusion. Connection protrusion is slidably located in connection slot. Operative component is able to be pivoted with respect to accommodating frame so that connection protrusion forces installation plate to be slid with respect to accommodating frame, thereby moving the accommodating frame with respect to chassis through the cooperation of accommodating frame and installation plate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 1, 2019
    Date of Patent: January 5, 2021
    Assignee: WISTRON CORP.
    Inventors: Yu-Jian Wu, Zhi-Tao Yu, Chia-Hsin Liu
  • Publication number: 20200396859
    Abstract: A server apparatus includes a fixing mechanism and a holding casing having a fixing member. The fixing mechanism includes a containing casing having a guiding slot and an engaging hole, an actuator having a driving member and pivoted to the containing casing to be movable between a first position and a second position, and a driven structure. The driven structure has a driven member and a first slot and is slidable on the holding casing. When the engaging hole is engaged with the fixing member and the actuator moves to the first position, the driving member slides along the first slot to drive the driven structure to a mounting position, so as to slide the driven member along the guiding slot.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 25, 2019
    Publication date: December 17, 2020
    Inventors: HUI-TAO LIU, Chia-Hsin Liu, Fu-Chieh Hsu, ZHI-TAO YU
  • Patent number: 10791635
    Abstract: A fixing mechanism is used to fix a first electronic component to a second electronic component of an electronic apparatus. The fixing mechanism includes a detachable frame, a constraining component, a combining component and an actuating component. The first electronic component is assembled with the detachable frame via a first plate portion of the detachable frame. The constraining component is movably disposed on the detachable frame. The constraining component abuts against the first plate portion. The combining component is disposed on the detachable frame and corresponds to a connecting component of the second electronic component. The actuating component is movably disposed on the detachable frame. The combining component and the connecting component are matched in a loose manner via the actuating component in a first position, and matched in a tight manner via the actuating component in a second position.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 23, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 29, 2020
    Assignee: Wistron Corporation
    Inventors: Yu-Jian Wu, Zhi-Tao Yu, Chia-Hsin Liu
  • Publication number: 20200296855
    Abstract: A protection device, disposed on a base or an accommodating rack that is disposed on the base, includes a bracket slidingly disposed on the base and being slidable between a first position and a second position, and a switch disposed in the bracket. At least a portion of the switch is in the accommodating rack when the bracket is in the first position; and the switch is out of the accommodating rack when the bracket is in the second position.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 5, 2019
    Publication date: September 17, 2020
    Inventors: Wen Huang, Qin-Ming Wu, Zhi-Tao Yu
  • Publication number: 20200229311
    Abstract: A fixing mechanism is used to fix a first electronic component to a second electronic component of an electronic apparatus. The fixing mechanism includes a detachable frame, a constraining component, a combining component and an actuating component. The first electronic component is assembled with the detachable frame via a first plate portion of the detachable frame. The constraining component is movably disposed on the detachable frame. The constraining component abuts against the first plate portion. The combining component is disposed on the detachable frame and corresponds to a connecting component of the second electronic component. The actuating component is movably disposed on the detachable frame. The combining component and the connecting component are matched in a loose manner via the actuating component in a first position, and matched in a tight manner via the actuating component in a second position.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 23, 2019
    Publication date: July 16, 2020
    Inventors: YU-JIAN WU, ZHI-TAO YU, Chia-Hsin Liu
  • Publication number: 20200146185
    Abstract: A fixing frame assembly configured to be assembled to assembling pillar of chassis includes accommodating frame, at least one installation plate and at least one operative component. Accommodating frame has at least one guiding pillar. Installation plate is slidably disposed on a side of accommodating frame. Installation plate includes at least one guiding slot, connection slot and installation slot. Guiding pillar is slidably located in guiding slot. Installation slot is configured to accommodate assembling pillar. Operative component is pivotably disposed on accommodating frame and has connection protrusion. Connection protrusion is slidably located in connection slot. Operative component is able to be pivoted with respect to accommodating frame so that connection protrusion forces installation plate to be slid with respect to accommodating frame, thereby moving the accommodating frame with respect to chassis through the cooperation of accommodating frame and installation plate.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 1, 2019
    Publication date: May 7, 2020
    Inventors: Yu-Jian WU, Zhi-Tao YU, Chia-Hsin LIU
  • Patent number: 10225946
    Abstract: A server system capable of supporting a plurality of storage devices includes a rack, a server kit and a server slide rail. The server kit includes a holder and frame. The holder has a first zone and a second zone with different widths. The frame whereinside the storage devices are slidably assembled is disposed on the first zone. The server slide rail includes a rail supporting component, an external rail component and an internal rail component. The rail supporting component is disposed on the rack, and has a first part and a second part with different lengths. The external rail component is disposed on the second part and does not overlap the first part. The internal rail component is disposed on the second part and slidably assembled with the external rail component.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 2, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 5, 2019
    Assignee: Wistron Corporation
    Inventors: Zhi-Tao Yu, Chong-Xing Zhu, Chia-Hsin Liu
  • Publication number: 20180119701
    Abstract: A fan assembly, configured to be mounted on a casing, includes a fan, two mounting frames, and two fixing elements. The mounting frames are disposed on two opposite sides of the fan, and the mounting frames are detachably disposed on the casing via the fixing elements. The structures and the sizes of the mounting frames are the same.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 23, 2017
    Publication date: May 3, 2018
    Inventors: Zhi-Tao YU, Chia-Hsin LIU, Wei ZHANG, Wen-Chao FAN
  • Patent number: 9844163
    Abstract: An electronic module includes a base, a carrying structure, an electronic component and a cable. The carrying structure includes a carrying portion and a cable arranging portion. The carrying portion is slidably disposed in the base, the cable arranging portion is connected to the carrying portion, and at least a part of the cable arranging portion is adapted to be bent. The electronic component is carried on the carrying portion. The cable is connected between the electronic component and the base and is position-limited by the cable arranging portion. When the carrying portion at least partially slides out of the base, the cable is deformed with the cable arranging portion. In addition, an electronic apparatus having the electronic module is also provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 15, 2016
    Date of Patent: December 12, 2017
    Assignee: Wistron Corporation
    Inventors: Chong-Xing Zhu, Chia-Hsin Liu, Zhi-Tao Yu
  • Patent number: 9831477
    Abstract: A battery accommodating module is used for accommodating a battery. The battery accommodating module includes a battery case and a latch member. The battery case has an accommodating space and a side of the battery case has two pivot holes and at least one first restraining portion. The latch member has two pivot portions and at least one second restraining portion, wherein the pivot portions are pivotally connected to the pivot holes, such that the latch member can rotate with respect to the battery case between a lock position and an unlock position. When the latch member is located at the unlock position, the first restraining portion keeps the second restraining portion at a first side of the first restraining portion. When the latch member is located at the lock position, the first restraining portion keeps the second restraining portion at a second side of the first restraining portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 2, 2015
    Date of Patent: November 28, 2017
    Assignee: Wistron Corporation
    Inventors: Zhi-Tao Yu, Chong-Xing Zhu, Chia-Hsin Liu
  • Publication number: 20170202103
    Abstract: An electronic module includes a base, a carrying structure, an electronic component and a cable. The carrying structure includes a carrying portion and a cable arranging portion. The carrying portion is slidably disposed in the base, the cable arranging portion is connected to the carrying portion, and at least a part of the cable arranging portion is adapted to be bent. The electronic component is carried on the carrying portion. The cable is connected between the electronic component and the base and is position-limited by the cable arranging portion. When the carrying portion at least partially slides out of the base, the cable is deformed with the cable arranging portion. In addition, an electronic apparatus having the electronic module is also provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 15, 2016
    Publication date: July 13, 2017
    Inventors: Chong-Xing Zhu, Chia-Hsin Liu, Zhi-Tao Yu
  • Publication number: 20170020023
    Abstract: A server system capable of supporting a plurality of storage devices includes a rack, a server kit and a server slide rail. The server kit includes a holder and frame. The holder has a first zone and a second zone with different widths. The frame whereinside the storage devices are slidably assembled is disposed on the first zone. The server slide rail includes a rail supporting component, an external rail component and an internal rail component. The rail supporting component is disposed on the rack, and has a first part and a second part with different lengths. The external rail component is disposed on the second part and does not overlap the first part. The internal rail component is disposed on the second part and slidably assembled with the external rail component.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 2, 2016
    Publication date: January 19, 2017
    Inventors: ZHI-TAO YU, CHONG-XING ZHU, Chia-Hsin Liu
  • Publication number: 20160226037
    Abstract: A battery accommodating module is used for accommodating a battery. The battery accommodating module includes a battery case and a latch member. The battery case has an accommodating space and a side of the battery case has two pivot holes and at least one first restraining portion. The latch member has two pivot portions and at least one second restraining portion, wherein the pivot portions are pivotally connected to the pivot holes, such that the latch member can rotate with respect to the battery case between a lock position and an unlock position. When the latch member is located at the unlock position, the first restraining portion keeps the second restraining portion at a first side of the first restraining portion. When the latch member is located at the lock position, the first restraining portion keeps the second restraining portion at a second side of the first restraining portion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 2, 2015
    Publication date: August 4, 2016
    Inventors: ZHI-TAO YU, CHONG-XING ZHU, Chia-Hsin Liu