Patents by Inventor Zhijian Lin

Zhijian Lin 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: 20190249795
    Abstract: An automatically resettable press-type switching valve includes a valve housing, an operating portion, a driven rod, a water blocking member, and a resetting member. The valve housing is formed therein with an inlet and outlet passages. A water blocking seat is provided between the inlet and outlet passages. The operating portion drives the driven rod to move axially so as to form a forward pressure difference or reverse pressure difference between two opposing sides of the water blocking member, by which the water blocking member is pushed to move axially with the driven rod. The resetting member is drivingly connected with the water blocking member, when there is no water pressure at a side of the inlet passage, the resetting member drives the water blocking member to separate from the water blocking seat, and the inlet passage is communicated with the outlet passage.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 15, 2018
    Publication date: August 15, 2019
    Applicant: XIAMEN SOLEX HIGH-TECH INDUSTRIES CO.,LTD.
    Inventors: Zhijian WEI, Lihong HU, Fangqi LIN, Tangjun DAN
  • Patent number: 10372258
    Abstract: A touch-control display device includes a driving module, a first substrate disposed with one or more first force touch-control components, and a second substrate disposed with one or more second force touch-control components and one or more self-capacitance type touch-control electrodes. The first substrate and the second substrate are oppositely disposed, with a variable gap between the first substrate and the second substrate. The second force touch-control component comprises a plurality of first electrodes arranged in a matrix, and the plurality of first electrodes are connected to the driving module respectively through their corresponding first conducting wires. The self-capacitance type touch-control electrode comprises a plurality of second electrodes arranged in a matrix, and the plurality of second electrodes are connected to the driving module respectively through their corresponding second conducting wires.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 19, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 6, 2019
    Assignees: Xiamen Tianma Micro-electronics Co., Ltd., Tianma Micro-electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Chaohuang Pan, Poping Shen, Zhonghuai Chen, Sichao Ke, Yumin Xu, Zhijian Zhang, Ting Zhou, Jiaqi Kang, Yingzhang Qiu, Shaoting Lin, Yuping Ma
  • Publication number: 20190238691
    Abstract: The present disclosure discloses an information exhibiting device and method. The information exhibiting device includes a display component and an information acquisition component that are connected to each other. The information acquisition component is configured to acquire target information. The display component is provided with an information exhibiting interface which may be displayed on the display component after the information exhibiting device is powered on. The information exhibiting interface includes a target information exhibiting region. The display component is configured to exhibit the target information, which is acquired by the information acquisition component, in the target information display region. The information exhibiting device provided by an embodiment of the present disclosure may guarantee that memo information has low probability of getting lost. Thus, a user may be effectively reminded.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 30, 2018
    Publication date: August 1, 2019
    Inventors: Qiaoni Wang, Yabin Lin, Hui Chen, Chunmei Yang, Zhijian Chen, Xingming Chen, Xinyu Zhang
  • Patent number: 10324551
    Abstract: A touch-control display device includes a driving module, a display panel having a first force touch-control component and a self-capacitance type touch control-electrode, and a backlight module disposed with the display panel and having a second force touch-control component, with a variable gap formed between the first force touch-control component and the second force touch-control component. The first touch-control component comprises a plurality of first electrodes arranged in a matrix. The second force touch-control component is an electrical conductive layer. The self-capacitance type touch-control electrode comprises a plurality of second electrodes arranged in a matrix.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 27, 2016
    Date of Patent: June 18, 2019
    Assignees: Xiamen Tianma Micro-electronics Co., Ltd., Tianma Micro-electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Chaohuang Pan, Poping Shen, Zhonghuai Chen, Sichao Ke, Yumin Xu, Zhijian Zhang, Ting Zhou, Jiaqi Kang, Yingzhang Qiu, Shaoting Lin, Yuping Ma
  • Patent number: 10063506
    Abstract: A device may be configured to receive a message from a user device; and determine whether the message includes a parameter. When the message does not include the loop indicator parameter, the device may add the loop indicator parameter to the message to generate a first modified message, and output the first modified message toward an intended recipient of the message. When the message includes the loop indicator parameter, the device may determine whether a value of the loop indicator parameter exceeds a threshold value. When the value of the loop indicator parameter does not exceed the threshold value, the device may discard the message. When the value of the loop indicator parameter exceeds the threshold value, the device may modify the value of the loop indicator parameter value to generate a second modified message, and output the second modified message toward the intended recipient of the message.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 17, 2013
    Date of Patent: August 28, 2018
    Assignee: Cellco Partnership
    Inventors: Sethumadhav Bendi, Bradley D. Cooper, Jerry M. Kupsh, Kumar Sanjeev, Amir Mayblum, Zhijian Lin
  • Patent number: 9762516
    Abstract: A server device may receive file data from a user device via a web browser application associated with the user device. The file data may be extracted by an application, different from the web browser application, associated with the user device. The server device may determine an acquisition technique based on the file data; obtain a computer file, associated with the file data, using the acquisition technique; receive, from the user device, a request to transmit a message including the computer file; insert the computer file in the message; and transmit the message.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 23, 2014
    Date of Patent: September 12, 2017
    Assignee: Cellco Partnership
    Inventors: Dongliang Hu, Zhijian Lin, Brandon James Martella
  • Patent number: 9720557
    Abstract: An approach for providing an always-on-top user interface for a mobile application is described. An always-on-top module may provide an always-on-top user interface mode for a mobile application, wherein the always-on-top user interface mode presents at least one session of the mobile application in a user interface element that is always visible in a display of a mobile device. The always-one-top module may also receive an input for activating the always-on-top user interface mode for the mobile application. Further, the always-one-top module may render the user interface element for presenting the at least one session in the display of the mobile device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 26, 2013
    Date of Patent: August 1, 2017
    Assignee: Cellco Partnership
    Inventors: Lodema Steinbach, Ashwin Kamath, Zhijian Lin
  • Publication number: 20170214679
    Abstract: A user may have real-time control over whether accessing a network service account implements two-factor authentication. When a username and password is provided to log into the network service account, a determination may be made about whether the login attempt is a potential security threat. When the login attempt does not appear to be a threat, the login attempt may be processed based on the username and password. When the login attempt is a potential security threat, the actual user corresponding to the network service account may be notified and asked to confirm whether the login attempt is a security threat. When the user confirms that the login attempt is not a security threat, the user may be logged in based on the username and password. When the user confirms that the login attempt is a security threat, two-factor authentication may be implemented for accessing the network service account.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 23, 2016
    Publication date: July 27, 2017
    Inventors: Zhijian Lin, Kumar Sanjeev, Brandon James Martella, Ashwin R. Kamath, Dongliang Hu
  • Patent number: 9654940
    Abstract: A device may receive a text message or a multimedia message to be received by a receiving device. The message may be stored by one or more storage devices. The device may determine that the message is to be received by the receiving device via a wireless local area network (WLAN). The device may send, to the receiving device, a notification associated with the message. The device may identify a storage device, of the one or more storage devices, to provide the message to the receiving device. The device may manage a synchronization between the receiving device and the storage device via the WLAN. The synchronization may cause the message to be received by the receiving device. The device may receive an indication that the receiving device has received the message, and may provide closure information. The closure information may prevent the message from being delivered via a cellular network.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 18, 2013
    Date of Patent: May 16, 2017
    Assignee: Cellco Partnership
    Inventors: Ning-Chia Yeh, Amir Mayblum, Zhijian Lin, Kumar Sanjeev, Guangxin Liu, Chi Kit Lo, Jerry M. Kupsh
  • Patent number: 9485633
    Abstract: Systems and methods for message timestamp re-alignment for message thread consistency across multiple devices are disclosed. In some implementations, an outbound message originating at a mobile phone is received at an integrated messaging server. The outbound message is associated with a messaging protocol. A timestamp representing a send time for the outbound message associated with the messaging protocol at the mobile phone is determined, at the integrated messaging server, by receiving an indication of the send time from the mobile phone. The outbound message and the timestamp are stored at the integrated messaging server. The outbound message and the timestamp representing the send time for the outbound message are provided from the integrated messaging server to a client computing device different from the mobile phone.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 9, 2013
    Date of Patent: November 1, 2016
    Assignee: Cellco Partnership
    Inventors: Ian Lynn, Amir Mayblum, Zhijian Lin, Jerry Kupsh
  • Patent number: 9473910
    Abstract: An approach is provided for messaging gateway services. It is determined whether a user profile specifies opting to receive content. The content is selectively forwarded, according to a multimedia protocol, to a device of a user as a multimedia messaging service (MMS) message or a short messaging service (SMS) message based on the determination, wherein the multimedia protocol supports both MMS messaging and SMS messaging.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 13, 2013
    Date of Patent: October 18, 2016
    Assignee: Verizon Patent and Licensing Inc.
    Inventors: Zhijian Lin, Lodema Steinbach, Eli Pasetes, Jerry Kupsh, Wei Guang Tan
  • Patent number: 9444775
    Abstract: A user device may be configured to generate a multipart message (e.g., a multimedia messaging service (“MMS”) message). A message part of the multipart message may include conversation metadata that includes information regarding a messaging conversation between the user device and at least one other user device. The message part may include a multipart type indicator (e.g., a Multipurpose Internet Mail Extensions (“MIME”) type indicator) that indicates that a type of the at least one part is a type associated with conversation metadata. The user device may output the multipart message to the other user device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 6, 2013
    Date of Patent: September 13, 2016
    Assignee: Cellco Partnership
    Inventors: Jerry M. Kupsh, Kim M. Gutierrez, Amir Mayblum, Alice Y. Bain, Keith P. Lampron, Zhijian Lin
  • Patent number: 9432382
    Abstract: A device may receive, from a first user device, a request to transmit a message to a user of a second user device. The request may include particular information indicating that content of the message is to be displayed to the user for a particular amount of time. The device may encrypt, based on receiving the request and using a key, the content of the message to obtain an encrypted message. The device may transmit the encrypted message to the second user device and receive, from the second user device, a request for the key. The device may transmit, to the second user device, the key and information identifying the particular amount of time to cause the second user device to decrypt the encrypted message, using the key, to obtain a decrypted message and cause the second user device to delete the decrypted message after the particular amount of time.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 19, 2014
    Date of Patent: August 30, 2016
    Assignee: Verizon Patent and Licensing Inc.
    Inventors: Zhijian Lin, Amir Mayblum, Jerry M. Kupsh
  • Patent number: 9398428
    Abstract: A messaging device receives configuration information from a configuration device. The messaging device identifies application configuration information, associated with a first user device, based on the configuration information and sends the application configuration information to the first user device for configuring a messaging application on the first user device. The messaging device receives an incoming message, including message information, from the messaging application on the first user device. The messaging device identifies, based on the message information and the configuration information, a second user device and a message format associated with the second user device. The messaging device sends, in the message format associated with the second user device, an outgoing message, based on the message information and the configuration information, to the second user device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 26, 2014
    Date of Patent: July 19, 2016
    Assignee: Verizon Patent and Licensing Inc.
    Inventors: Lodema M. Steinbach, Ian Lynn, Zhijian Lin, Keith P. Lampron
  • Patent number: 9391940
    Abstract: A message server may establish an internet message access protocol (“IMAP”) IDLE session with a first client device. The IMAP IDLE session may be used to transmit one or more notifications to the first client device. The message server may determine a status notification associated with a second client device. The status notification may include information associated with an action being performed using the second client device. The message server may determine that the first client device is an intended recipient of the status notification. The message server may transmit the status notification, toward the first client device, via the IMAP IDLE session, based on determining that the first client device is the intended recipient of the status notification.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 25, 2013
    Date of Patent: July 12, 2016
    Assignee: Cellco Partnership
    Inventors: Zhijian Lin, Fred Bierhaus, Jerry M. Kupsh
  • Patent number: 9299070
    Abstract: A device may obtain receipt data associated with a purchase of an item. The device may generate information for generating a virtual receipt based on the receipt data. The device may determine a user device associated with the receipt data. The device may send a text message, that includes the information for generating the virtual receipt, to the user device. The virtual receipt may be generated by the user device based on the information for generating the virtual receipt.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 25, 2014
    Date of Patent: March 29, 2016
    Assignee: Verizon Patent and Licensing Inc.
    Inventors: Ian Lynn, Lodema M. Steinbach, Zhijian Lin
  • Publication number: 20160066164
    Abstract: A messaging device receives configuration information from a configuration device. The messaging device identifies application configuration information, associated with a first user device, based on the configuration information and sends the application configuration information to the first user device for configuring a messaging application on the first user device. The messaging device receives an incoming message, including message information, from the messaging application on the first user device. The messaging device identifies, based on the message information and the configuration information, a second user device and a message format associated with the second user device. The messaging device sends, in the message format associated with the second user device, an outgoing message, based on the message information and the configuration information, to the second user device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 26, 2014
    Publication date: March 3, 2016
    Inventors: Lodema M. STEINBACH, Ian LYNN, Zhijian LIN, Keith P. LAMPRON
  • Publication number: 20160055470
    Abstract: A device may obtain receipt data associated with a purchase of an item. The device may generate information for generating a virtual receipt based on the receipt data. The device may determine a user device associated with the receipt data. The device may send a text message, that includes the information for generating the virtual receipt, to the user device. The virtual receipt may be generated by the user device based on the information for generating the virtual receipt.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 25, 2014
    Publication date: February 25, 2016
    Inventors: Ian LYNN, Lodema M. Steinbach, Zhijian Lin
  • Publication number: 20160057156
    Abstract: A device may receive, from a first user device, a request to transmit a message to a user of a second user device. The request may include particular information indicating that content of the message is to be displayed to the user for a particular amount of time. The device may encrypt, based on receiving the request and using a key, the content of the message to obtain an encrypted message. The device may transmit the encrypted message to the second user device and receive, from the second user device, a request for the key. The device may transmit, to the second user device, the key and information identifying the particular amount of time to cause the second user device to decrypt the encrypted message, using the key, to obtain a decrypted message and cause the second user device to delete the decrypted message after the particular amount of time.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 19, 2014
    Publication date: February 25, 2016
    Inventors: Zhijian LIN, Amir MAYBLUM, Jerry M. KUPSH
  • Patent number: 9226122
    Abstract: A network service provider and an application service provider may maintain synchronized states of which users have opted-in and which have opted-out of messaging services. In one implementation, a method may include receiving a text message from a user device and determining, based on a presence of one or more keywords in the text message, whether the text message is an opt-in or opt-out message associated with a messaging service hosted by one or more servers. The method may further include modifying, when it is determined that the text message is an opt-in or opt-out message, the text message to add a parameter to the text message, the parameter having a first value when the text message is an opt-in message and a second value when the text message is an opt-out message. The modified text message may be transmitted towards the one or more servers.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 12, 2013
    Date of Patent: December 29, 2015
    Assignee: Cellco Partnership
    Inventors: Lodema Margaret Steinbach, Wei Guang Tan, Zhijian Lin