For Particular Electrical Device Or Component Patents (Class 312/223.1)
  • Patent number: 10860067
    Abstract: Embodiments of an apparatus, system and method are described for a mobile computing device. A mobile computing device may comprise, for example, an enclosure arranged to support a display and one or more processor circuits, the enclosure having an enlarged portion at one side of the enclosure arranged to allow a user to clutch the enclosure with one hand at the one side, the enlarged portion having a thickness that is larger than a thickness of another portion of the enclosure, and the enlarged portion defining a cavity arranged to support one or more energy storage modules. Other embodiments are described and claimed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 30, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 8, 2020
    Assignee: Intel Corporation
    Inventors: Sameer Sharma, Gad Amit, Yoshikazu Hoshino, Chadwick Harber, Daniel Clifton, Kenneth Jasinski
  • Patent number: 10856445
    Abstract: To provide an electronic component housing apparatus that is able to efficiently cool the heat of a first and second electronic component, a first electronic component housing chamber 5000 houses the high voltage power supply module 100 (the first electronic component). A second electronic component housing chamber 6000 houses the TWT 200 (the second electronic component). At least some of a first partition plate 2500 and a second partition plate 2600 are provided so as to face each other. A first gap part G1 is provided between the first partition plate 2500 and the second partition plate 2600.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 24, 2019
    Date of Patent: December 1, 2020
    Assignee: NEC NETWORK AND SENSOR SYSTEMS, LTD.
    Inventors: Masahiro Murakami, Norio Masuda
  • Patent number: 10842040
    Abstract: To achieve multiple benefits, a high speed computing system is configured in a hierarchical manner with flexibility and re-configurability concerns maximized. This begins with a particular cabinet architecture which is specifically designed to accommodate various needs and considerations. The cabinet or rack is designed to receive various chassis assemblies depending on the particular needs and or functions involved. These may include a compute chassis, a switch chassis, or a rectifier chassis, which can be incorporated into the cabinet. Within each chassis, specific components are then inserted, with each of these components being in a subsystem configuration. For example, the compute chassis is specifically designed to receive a number of compute blades. Similarly, the switch chassis is designed to receive a number of switch blades. Lastly, the rectifier chassis is configured to receive a number of rectifiers.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 27, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 17, 2020
    Assignee: Hewlett Packard Enterprise Development LP
    Inventors: Wade Doll, Corey Knudsen, Dale Sand, Eric Lakin, Perry Franz, Paul Bonstrom, Rob Rongstad
  • Patent number: 10827637
    Abstract: A pull-out aiding device is configured for mounting on an object, in which a corresponding apparatus is mounted. The pull-out aiding device includes a pulling member and a handle member. The pulling member includes a first pivot section and an abutting section for abutting against the corresponding apparatus to move the latter forward. The handle member includes a second pivot section and an operating section. The second pivot section is pivotally connected to the first pivot section, such that the handle member is turnable about the second pivot section relative to the pulling member and brings the latter to move forward.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 29, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 3, 2020
    Assignee: FIVETECH TECHNOLOGY INC.
    Inventors: Ting-Jui Wang, Chia-Ching Liao
  • Patent number: 10818322
    Abstract: A tool-less quick assembly and disassembly device for a hard disk module, including a mounting rack, a hard disk accommodation cavity being provided on the mounting rack, a multilayer hard disk support structure being provided on the mounting rack inside the hard disk accommodation cavity, and a baffle being provided on the mounting rack at a position corresponding to each layer of the hard disk support structure, the baffle being provided at the end part of one end of the mounting rack, and the other end of the mounting rack being an opening end; elastic positioning mechanisms are provided on both sides of the mounting rack; elastic clamping mechanisms are provided at the bottom of the mounting rack. The invention can enable multiple hard disks to be completely assembled and disassembled without tools, has a simple structure, is easy to assemble and disassemble.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 13, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 27, 2020
    Assignee: ZHENGZHOU YUNHAI INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Xiaodong Yang, Shuo Zhang
  • Patent number: 10820441
    Abstract: An installation tool for aiding in securing a device within a data center rack, the installation tool includes a plate having a shape appropriate to fit within an interior of the data center rack; a first mount extending from a first front corner of the plate, the first mount having a first peg; and a second mount extending from a second front corner of the plate, the second mount having a second peg; the first and second peg are to secure the first mount and the second mount to a frame of the data center rack; and the plate provides a surface to hold the device within the data center rack for the device to be secured to the data center rack.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 23, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 27, 2020
    Inventor: Glenn Keller
  • Patent number: 10802603
    Abstract: In an example, a computing device accessory may include a components such as a computing device cover, an attachment portion engageable with a computing device, and a retention cup disposed on the computing device cover to attach to a computing device surface of the computing device through suction pressure.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 10, 2016
    Date of Patent: October 13, 2020
    Assignee: Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P.
    Inventors: Duan Wei, Chia-Ming Tsai, Cheng-Han Tsai, Wen-Yen Tang
  • Patent number: 10778825
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a protective case for a smartphone. The case has an integral plastic bottom wall and upstanding side wall. The inside of the side wall features an inwardly compressible zigzag structure with inwardly and outwardly extending angles.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 10, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 15, 2020
    Assignee: Mconomy B.V.
    Inventor: Jens Jacobus Andries Luiten
  • Patent number: 10779439
    Abstract: An apparatus for cooling an electronic component is provided. The apparatus includes a heat-absorbing base configured to contact the electronic component within a server device and a heat-dissipating body connected to the heat-absorbing base. The heat-dissipating body includes a heat-dissipating static feature and at least one heat-dissipating dynamic feature. The at least one heat-dissipating dynamic feature is configured to be repositioned about the heat-dissipating static feature to increase a surface area of the heat-dissipating body. Using hinge device and flexible metal conduit connect and transfer heat to them (dynamic and static feature). This apparatus will follow currently assembly process and also not impact the other device assembly method. The more space we have inside the product the more heat we can solve.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 28, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 15, 2020
    Assignee: QUANTA COMPUTER INC.
    Inventors: Chao-Jung Chen, Yu-Nien Huang, Ching-Yu Chen, Erh-Kai Fang
  • Patent number: 10771603
    Abstract: The present invention is a portable device accessory that includes a cover, a plurality of hooks, a connector, a first adhesive pad, a plurality of protrusions, and a second adhesive pad. The first adhesive pad is attached to one side of the connector. The other side of the connector is attached to a portable device, such as mobile phone, by the second adhesive pad. The user may remove the cover to reveal the first adhesive pad, then temporarily attaches the first adhesive pad to a mounting surface so the user may take a selfie or record video with the portable device. After the user detaches the first adhesive pad, the user may place the cover over the first adhesive pad, then turn the cover so the plurality of hooks on the cover can engage and lock with the plurality of protrusions on the connector.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 25, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 8, 2020
    Inventor: Ryan Carson Lewis
  • Patent number: 10760728
    Abstract: A terminal system includes a portable computing device and a stand. The stand includes an arm, a coupler movably coupled to the arm and coupled to the portable computing device, and a base removably coupled to the arm. The coupler of the stand allows the portable computing device to move such that the body rotates about an axis perpendicular to the display screen while the arm is in a fixed position. When the arm of the stand is coupled to the base, the base is configurable to support the portable computing device at a desired angle with respect to the surface. The portable electronic device is configured to modify a display on the display screen of the portable computing device in response to the orientation of the portable electronic device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 26, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 1, 2020
    Inventors: Ramzi Khalil Maalouf, Jinrong Yang
  • Patent number: 10749355
    Abstract: A sex toy storage, charging, and sanitization device having a base with an internal electrical compartment; at least one vertical phallus support extending upwardly perpendicular to the base; an electrical outlet embedded in the base adjacent each of the at least one vertical phallus supports; a USB port embedded in the base adjacent each of the at least one vertical phallus supports; a string of ultraviolet ā€˜Cā€™ frequency lights attached to the underside of the cover for sanitization; a supercharger for storing electrical power for recharging sex toys; an electric bar for recharging sex toys connected to the electrical outlet; a USB component for recharging sex toys connected to the USB port; an electrical cord for electrical connection to an external power source; and a cover, the device configured to resemble an antique sewing machine.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 25, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 18, 2020
    Inventor: Michell Roland Grison
  • Patent number: 10736420
    Abstract: A bracket device includes a bracket, a fastening member and a resilient member. The bracket includes a longitudinal wall and at least one mounting member mounted adjacent thereto. The fastening member is longitudinally displaceable with respect to the bracket and includes a side wall and a fastening portion bent with respect to the side wall. The resilient member is for providing a resilient force to the bracket and the fastening member. The bracket is arranged with a first engaging feature, and the fastening member is arranged with a second engaging feature. When the fastening member displaces with respect to the bracket from a first position to a second position, the fastening portion is close to the at least one mounting member, and the first engaging feature is engaged with the second engaging feature, such that the fastening member is kept at the second position with respect to the bracket.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 13, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 11, 2020
    Assignees: KING SLIDE WORKS CO., LTD., KING SLIDE TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Ken-Ching Chen, Shun-Ho Yang, Kai-Wen Yu, Chun-Chiang Wang
  • Patent number: 10705562
    Abstract: Transitioning between a high-resolution input mode, such as a mouse-based interface, and a low-resolution input mode, such as a touch-based interface, is described. A change of orientation of a touch screen between a first orientation and a second orientation is detected. Transitioning between the two input modes and corresponding user interfaces (UIs) is based on the detected change of orientation. A change of orientation can be detected with one or more sensors, such as an accelerometer, position sensors, etc. Transitioning from one mode to another can include modifying an item displayed in the UI of the one mode into a corresponding item displayed in the UI of the other mode. The modifying can include enlarging/reducing, obscuring/unobscuring, moving, etc. For example, an item can be obscured by the visual effect of sliding it off of the screen.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 6, 2018
    Date of Patent: July 7, 2020
    Assignee: Apple Inc.
    Inventor: Paul Costa
  • Patent number: 10686479
    Abstract: A mobile terminal includes a display unit; a front window arranged in front of the display unit; a frame arranged behind the display unit; and a waterproof member arranged between an edge of the front window and an edge of the frame forming a closed loop and forming a sealed space between the front window and the frame by forming a looped curve, wherein the water proof member comprises a start portion, an end portion and the looped curve between the start portion and the end portion, the start portion and the end portion are bent toward the inside of the looped curve.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 23, 2019
    Date of Patent: June 16, 2020
    Assignee: LG ELECTRONICS INC.
    Inventors: Youngdo Cha, Ikhyun Jo, Jangwoo Hong, Junsuk Kim, Hyunsu Song, Sunglyong Cha
  • Patent number: 10680382
    Abstract: A bridge array for connecting electronic components within a housing includes an array bracket and a plurality of connection modules coupled to the array bracket. Each connection module includes a first electrical connector configured to receive a first electronic component, and a second electrical connector configured to receive a second electronic component; thereby physically and electrically connecting the first electronic component and the second electronic component of each connection module. The array bracket includes a first electrical port electrically connected to the first electrical connector of each connection module. The first electrical port provides a common connection to the first electronic component of each connection module. The array bracket includes a second electrical port electrically connected to the second electrical connector of each connection module. The second electrical port provides a common connection to the second electronic component of each connection module.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 24, 2019
    Date of Patent: June 9, 2020
    Assignee: QUANTA COMPUTER INC.
    Inventors: Yaw-Tzorng Tsorng, Chun Chang, Ting-Kuang Pao
  • Patent number: 10667420
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a visual display unit, preferably in the form of a gaming and/or amusement machine, having a unit housing which has a housing door for opening and closing the unit housing, the housing door forming a frame for at least one display screen, the frame limbs of which frame enclose the at least one display screen and delimit a frame cutout. According to the invention, the frame of the housing door has a modular construction and can be assembled in a variable manner from a plurality of frame parts in different configurations, in which the frame has a different number of frame cutouts and/or frame cutouts of different sizes.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 13, 2015
    Date of Patent: May 26, 2020
    Assignee: NOVOMATIC AG
    Inventor: Bruno Bailer
  • Patent number: 10664024
    Abstract: The hard drive carrier includes a sliding bracket dimensioned to receive a hard drive, a stationary frame coupled to the sliding bracket, and a handle coupled to both the sliding bracket and the stationary frame. The handle rotates about an axis. The hard drive carrier is configured to engage with a sled at a first position while the handle is in a partially open position. The first position allows insertion of the hard drive carrier into the sled while the handle is prevented from closing. The hard drive carrier is further configured to move to a second position in the sled. The hard drive carrier transitions into a hard drive bay of the sled in the second position.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 5, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 26, 2020
    Assignee: Dell Products, L.P.
    Inventors: Hsiang-Yin Hung, Chi-Feng Lee, Raymond D. Heistand, II
  • Patent number: 10647265
    Abstract: A switch mechanism actuates an electrically adjustable screen mount. The switch mechanism allows a user to select between a first automatic operation for stowing and deployment of the display screen (6), and a second, user adjustable operation for adjustment of the deployed position of the display screen (6), in order to tilt the screen back and forth. The adjustment back and forth may be accompanied by a movement upward or downward, with an upward movement when the top of the screen tilts away from the user, and downward movement when the top of the screen tilts towards the user. This can compensate for tilting of the surface to which the screen mount is attached, such as a seat-back.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 12, 2015
    Date of Patent: May 12, 2020
    Assignee: Bentley Motors Limited
    Inventors: David Kelly, David Alan Rook
  • Patent number: 10642320
    Abstract: One feature pertains to a scissor-based carrier assembly for a mass storage device used in a storage computer system. The carrier assembly has fixed and moving parts allowing the carrier to change from a retracted state to insert or remove the mass storage device into or from a storage enclosure to an extended state to couple the mass storage device with a connector of the storage computer system.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 1, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 5, 2020
    Assignee: SANMINA CORPORATION
    Inventors: Charles C. Hill, Franz Michael Schuette
  • Patent number: 10622025
    Abstract: A storage chassis may be adapted, or configured, to secure a plurality of carrierless devices (e.g., without the use of a carrier or drive tray) received thereby. The storage chassis may include a base, a first drive wall coupled to and extending from the base, and a second drive wall coupled to and extending from the base. The first drive wall may be spaced apart from the second drive wall. The base, the first drive wall, and the second drive wall may define a row of drive slots and each drive slot of the row of drive slots may be configured to receive a carrierless device. Further, the storage chassis may include a plate extending across the row of drive slots and may be configured to extend over the carrierless devices received by the row of drive slots.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 5, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 14, 2020
    Assignee: Seagate Technology LLC
    Inventors: Shankar Gopalakrishna, Saju Cheeran Verghese Francis, Odie Killen, Anil Koyad Choyikkunnil
  • Patent number: 10618192
    Abstract: Methods and apparatus relating to provision and/or utilization of a hidden feature for accessing and/or repairing mobile devices are described. An embodiment includes a wire physically adjacent to an adhesive. The adhesive bonds a first portion of a computing device and a second portion of the computing device. The wire is capable of being heated in response to application of electrical voltage or current. In turn, the heated wire causes cutting of the adhesive to allow for physical separation of the first portion of the computing device and the second portion of the computing device. Another embodiment utilizes a hidden end of an opening in a computing device to hide a fastener. Other embodiments are also disclosed and claimed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 9, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 14, 2020
    Assignee: Intel Corporation
    Inventors: Denica N. Larsen, Wing K. Ho
  • Patent number: 10623586
    Abstract: An all-encompassing fully integrated communication Access Node for call stations and other security and communications equipment includes a modular housing within which is mounted wire and wireless communication systems and power systems. The housing has a chassis for mounting the electronics and battery modules and a backbox and panel for staged installations, managing cables and providing heat dissipation. A door to the chassis is secured using latch hooks with roller bearings. Optical cable termination is provided as a two sided patch panel. Dual power supplies provide power to internal components and to external components via a distribution module. Backup power is provided by a custom battery backup with a charging controller. Cooling is controlled by dual fans and a fan controller moving air through the housing using openings and baffles. Freestanding pedestal mounting of the Access Node and various other mounts for column, wall, or ceiling to any substrate or condition is an option.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 2, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 14, 2020
    Assignee: Boyce Technologies Inc.
    Inventor: Charles Boyce
  • Patent number: 10613586
    Abstract: A display region of an electronic device is enlarged. Alternatively, a display region of an electronic device is protected. Alternatively, a display device for extending a display region is provided. A system includes an electronic device including a first display portion positioned on a first surface including an upper surface of a housing and a second display portion positioned on a second surface including a first side surface of the housing, and a display device including a third display portion positioned on a third surface of a support portion and a connection portion having a function of connecting with the housing and a function of reversibly changing the relative positions of the support portion and the housing between a first configuration and a second configuration. The first configuration is a configuration in which the support portion covers the first display portion such that the second display portion is visible.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 11, 2016
    Date of Patent: April 7, 2020
    Assignee: Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Shunpei Yamazaki
  • Patent number: 10596736
    Abstract: Compound structures and methods for forming the same are described. The compound structures can be used to form an enclosure. The enclosure may be formed from metal, such as aluminum, and further include one or more non-metal regions that allow for transmission and receipt of electromagnetic waves, such as radio frequency waves. The non-metal region can include a first section, a second section, and an optional cosmetic section. The first section can be firmly molded onto a metal section of the enclosure by small pores formed within the metal section. The second section can engage with interlock features of the first section. The optional cosmetic section can cover the first section and the second section such that the first section and the second section are not visible from an exterior of the enclosure.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 21, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 24, 2020
    Assignee: APPLE INC.
    Inventors: Benjamin Shane Bustle, Tyler B. Cater, Derek C. Krass, Scott A. Myers
  • Patent number: 10563429
    Abstract: Latching components for retaining rack component cases within server racks are described. In one example, a latching component is installed at an interior surface of a rack component case. The latching component includes a protrusion. The latching component is biased in a locked position in which the protrusion is outside the rack component case. The latching component is moveable from the locked position to an unlocked in which the protrusion is removed from outside the rack component case using an unlatching component.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 12, 2018
    Date of Patent: February 18, 2020
    Assignee: Amazon Technologies, Inc.
    Inventors: Kevin Bailey, Christopher Strickland Beall, Brandyn David Giroux, Michael Jon Moen
  • Patent number: 10541062
    Abstract: An apparatus for movably suspending an x-ray grid. The apparatus has a carrier module, in or on which the x-ray grid is arranged, and a linkage. The linkage is configured to rotate the carrier module about an axis which is vertical to the x-ray grid and/or to translate the carrier module in the plane of the x-ray grid. An x-ray arrangement has an x-ray emitter, an x-ray detector and one or more apparatus for suspending the x-ray grid between the emitter and detector. The apparatus provides for play-free kinematics which is more cost-effective than the use of known precision drives.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 14, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 21, 2020
    Assignee: Siemens Healthcare GmbH
    Inventors: Alexander Kraemer, Josef Zeidler
  • Patent number: 10531588
    Abstract: An information processing apparatus includes a case body, a container that has a first holder that accommodates a first electronic part and a pulling-out space into which the first electronic part is pulled out from the first holder, and that is accommodated in the case body, and a second holder that accommodates a second electronic part, that is coupled to the container via a rotation shaft, and that is shifted between an accommodated state in which the second holder is accommodated in the pulling-out space and a developed state in which the second holder is outside the pulling-out space in accordance with rotation with respect to the container.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 6, 2018
    Date of Patent: January 7, 2020
    Assignee: FUJITSU LIMITED
    Inventor: Tomoya Okkoso
  • Patent number: 10531054
    Abstract: A display device includes: a display panel having a first curved portion and a second curved portion; a window on one surface of the display panel; and a circuit board connected to the display panel, wherein the display panel includes a front display portion and a side display portion which are separated by the first curved portion, and wherein the second curved portion includes a pad portion connected to the circuit board.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 20, 2018
    Date of Patent: January 7, 2020
    Assignee: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Seungheui Jeong
  • Patent number: 10524378
    Abstract: Examples herein disclose an apparatus for securing or disengaging a blade server in an enclosure. The apparatus includes a worm gear and a cam gear. The worm gear includes a number of threads to interact with a number of teeth on the cam gear. The cam gear includes the number of teeth to interact with the number of threads and a latch. The latch rotates based on the number of threads interacting with the number of teeth such that the rotation secures or disengages the blade server from the enclosure.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 8, 2015
    Date of Patent: December 31, 2019
    Assignee: Hewlett Packard Enterprise Development LP
    Inventors: Mark Vinod Kapoor, John Norton, Owen Oliver Kidd
  • Patent number: 10495910
    Abstract: A display device which can be put together without hooks or fasteners includes an outer frame and a backplane. The outer frame includes a side frame and a T-shaped fixture block protruding from the side frame. The backplane includes a side board. A T-shaped groove is formed on the side board. The T-shaped groove extends through the side board. The T-shaped groove includes a first groove and an inwardly extending groove communicating with the first groove. The fixture block can be inserted into or removed from the first groove. The fixture block can be moved along the inwardly extending groove to engage with the two sides of the inwardly extending groove.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 28, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 3, 2019
    Assignees: HONG FU JIN PRECISION INDUSTRY (ShenZhen) CO., LTD., HON HAI PRECISION INDUSTRY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Cheng-Fa Chung, Kui-Jun Zhang, Lei Liang
  • Patent number: 10490228
    Abstract: A casing is configured for a data storage device to be disposed thereon. The casing includes a chassis and an operation member. The chassis includes a front plate, and the front plate has a plurality of assembling slots. Each of the assembling slots has a retaining part and a releasing par. A width of the releasing part is larger than a width of the retaining part. The assembling slots are configured for a plurality of fasteners of the data storage device to be disposed therethrough, and the plurality of fasteners are configured to be slid between the retaining parts and the releasing parts of the assembling slots. The operation member is slidably disposed on the front plate and slidable between a retaining position and a releasing position. When the operation member is in the retaining position, the operation member retains the fasteners at the retaining parts.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 5, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 26, 2019
    Assignee: WISTRON CORP.
    Inventor: Ching-Hua Wang
  • Patent number: 10487977
    Abstract: Disclosed is a supporting component, including a pivoting frame, a rotary bracket, and a support frame. The pivoting frame includes an accommodation space and a plurality of stop grooves. The rotary bracket has a first end portion and a second end portion, where the first end portion is pivotally disposed on the pivoting frame. The support frame is pivotally disposed on the rotary bracket, where an abutting piece is provided on one end of the support frame away from the rotary bracket. When the supporting assembly is in a use state, the rotary bracket causes, by using the first end portion as an axis of rotation, the second end portion to keep away from the accommodation space, and the support frame rotates relative to the rotary bracket, so that the abutting piece of the support frame abuts against any one of the stop grooves.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 22, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 26, 2019
    Assignee: PEGATRON CORPORATION
    Inventor: Chien-Sheng Lo
  • Patent number: 10481648
    Abstract: Example techniques for securing an expansion card in a computing device are disclosed. An example method includes securing a mounting bracket within the computing device. An adjustable retention clip is installed in a preferred location at the mounting bracket. An expansion card is then installed in a space created by the adjustable retention clip and the mounting bracket, and the expansion card is secured to the adjustable retention clip.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 28, 2016
    Date of Patent: November 19, 2019
    Assignee: Hewlett Packard Enterprise Development LP
    Inventors: James Jeffery Schulze, Kevin D. Conn, Keith A. Sauer
  • Patent number: 10485133
    Abstract: A fastening device includes a housing and first and second buttons disposed at opposite ends of the housing in a first axial direction. Each of the first and second buttons is actuatable in the first axial direction. The fastening device further includes first and second claws slidably disposed within the housing, each of the first and second claws including a hook portion extending outward from an engagement face of the housing. Each of the first and second claws engages one of the first or second push buttons within the housing so that relative movement of the first and second buttons toward one another moves the hook portions of the first and second claws away from one another in the first axial direction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 16, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 19, 2019
    Assignees: LEGRAND FRANCE, LEGRAND SNC
    Inventors: Didier Revol, Christophe Cellier
  • Patent number: 10470330
    Abstract: A server structure includes a tray, a carrier and a releasing knob. The tray has an internal bottom surface, and a latch and a stopping arm are arranged thereon. The latch protrudes in the tray and parallel with the internal bottom surface. The stopping arm extends along the internal bottom surface and a stopping portion is defined thereon. The stopping portion protrudes from the internal bottom surface. The carrier for accommodating a hard disk drive is accommodated in the tray. A positioning pin for latching the hard disk drive protrudes in the carrier, a fixing hole is defined on the carrier, the latch is inserted in and latches the fixing hole, and the carrier is pressed by the stopping portion. The releasing knob is pivotally connected with the carrier and pressing the stopping arm and pivoting to press the stopping arm, and the stopping portion is thereby retracted.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 8, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 5, 2019
    Assignee: SUPER MICRO COMPUTER INC.
    Inventors: Chieh-Tang Chen, William Shen
  • Patent number: 10469118
    Abstract: A mobile device accessory assembly having a plurality of mobile device accessories. The assembly has a body member having a durable shell member having a shape to accommodate a mobile device, a recess for receiving a metal piece, a circular central accessory opening with a lip around a portion of the circumference of the central accessory opening, a lower accessory opening, and a hinge structure at an edge of the lower accessory opening and a metal piece secured in the recess in the durable shell. A holding accessory is rotatably secured in the circular central accessory opening in the durable shell. A hanging accessory is secured by a magnet to the metal piece in the recess in the durable shell. A standing accessory having a hinge member secured to the hinge member in the lower accessory opening in the durable shell.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 12, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 5, 2019
    Inventor: Martin Fleckenstein
  • Patent number: 10454157
    Abstract: A housing, a method for manufacturing the housing, and a mobile terminal are provided. The method includes: manufacturing a housing made of shielding material and having a first surface and a second surface opposite to the first surface; defining at least one slot in the housing, wherein the at least one slot has a depth less than a thickness of the housing and has an opening in the first surface and a bottom opposite to the opening; filling the at least one slot with first non-shielding material; and removing at least a portion of the housing which is located between the bottom of the at least one slot and a portion of the second surface opposite to the bottom of the at least one slot, such that the at least one slot penetrates through the housing in the thickness direction of the housing.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 20, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 22, 2019
    Assignee: Guangdong Oppo Mobile Telecommunications Corp., Ltd.
    Inventors: Jun Ma, Guangming Yang
  • Patent number: 10405453
    Abstract: Systems and methods are disclosed for carrier-less storage device extraction in an information handling system. A carrier-less storage shuttle includes two sides rigidly affixed to an enclosure assembly and a latch assembly configured to affix a storage device at an engaged position within the enclosure assembly. The carrier-less storage shuttle further includes a strap movably coupled to the two sides, a first end of the strap coupled to the latch assembly, and a second end of the strap coupled to a second side of the two sides. When the storage device is in the engaged position, a bottom surface of the storage device is in contact with the strap, and the latch assembly is moved in a generally outward direction from the enclosure assembly, the strap moves in response such that the storage device moves from the engaged position to a disengaged position.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 7, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 3, 2019
    Assignee: Dell Products L.P.
    Inventor: William Brian Cunningham
  • Patent number: 10401585
    Abstract: A bracket for attaching an optical unit to a rack is provided. The bracket comprises a bracket body and a fastener. The bracket body has a first wall including a first face and a second face opposite to the first face, and a protrusion extending in a direction intersecting with the first wall from the second face against the first face. The bracket body is provided with a hole penetrating through the first wall from the first face to the second face. The fastener is arranged to pass through the hole on the first wall and is configured to be rotatable with respect to the first wall. The fastener has a first hook including a holding surface substantially parallel to the second face. The holding surface of the first hook faces the second face to define a first gap between the holding surface and the second face of the first wall at least when the fastener rotates from an initial position to a first locking position.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 12, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 3, 2019
    Assignees: SUMITOMO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES, LTD., Japan Communication Accessories Manufacturing Co., Ltd., SUMITOMO ELECTRIC LIGHTWAVE CORP.
    Inventors: Eisuke Oki, Shinsuke Sato, Hisahiko Narukawa, Takayuki Yokochi, Takashi Kondo
  • Patent number: 10404042
    Abstract: A modular power distribution travel system includes a portable outer case and a chassis disposed inside the portable outer case. The chassis includes a plurality of slots for receiving and storing a plurality of removable computing modules. The modular power distribution travel system further includes a power system for providing power distribution to the plurality of modules.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 3, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 3, 2019
    Assignee: Klas Technologies Limited
    Inventors: Frank Murray, Mark Ryan, Enda Sullivan
  • Patent number: 10401918
    Abstract: Embodiments of the present disclosure relate to the field of electronics and provide a display device including a housing and a camera movably connected to the housing through a connecting part. The camera is movable between a position where it is affixed onto the housing and a position where it extends beyond the periphery of the housing.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 12, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 3, 2019
    Assignees: BOE TECHNOLOGY GROUP CO., LTD., BEIJING BOE DISPLAY TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Kunpeng Zhu, Inho Park, Zhanchang Bu, Ming Chen
  • Patent number: 10391746
    Abstract: A flexible glass laminate structure includes a flexible glass substrate having a thickness of no more than 0.3 mm. The flexible glass laminate structure includes a flexible glass layer including the flexible glass substrate. A property control layer is laminated to the flexible glass layer. A neutral axis of the flexible glass laminate is located outside the flexible glass layer when the flexible glass layer is in a compressive bend configuration.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 5, 2015
    Date of Patent: August 27, 2019
    Assignee: Corning Incorporated
    Inventors: Karthik Gopalakrishnan, Michael William Price, Robert Lee Smith, III, Windsor Pipes Thomas, III, James Ernest Webb
  • Patent number: 10383247
    Abstract: A removable chassis for a server rack includes two side walls, an accommodation space, and a carrier tray. The two side walls are on either side of the removable chassis, where each side wall includes a slide rail for sliding the removable chassis into or out of the server rack. The accommodation space is defined between the two sidewalls. The accommodation space is divided into a plurality of compartments by a plurality of dividers. The carrier tray is slidably attached to each compartment and held in place by friction. The carrier tray includes at least one recess for each removably receiving an electronic device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 2, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 13, 2019
    Assignee: QUANTRA COMPUTER INC.
    Inventors: Chao-Jung Chen, Yaw-Tzorng Tsorng, Chun Chang, Chen Tseng
  • Patent number: 10372166
    Abstract: A housing for an electronic device is disclosed. The housing includes a first conductive component defining a first interface surface, a second conductive component defining a second interface surface facing the first interface surface, and a joint structure between the first and second interface surfaces. The joint structure includes a molded element forming a portion of an exterior surface of the housing, and a sealing member forming a watertight seal between the first and second conductive components. Methods of forming the electronic device housing are also disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 15, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 6, 2019
    Assignee: APPLE INC.
    Inventors: Brian M. Gable, Carlo Di Nallo, Colin M. Ely, Craig A. Horton, Erik G. de Jong, Fletcher R. Rothkopf, Henry B. Wettersten, Hoishun Li, Jason C. Sauers, Jayesh Nath, Mario Martinis, Mattia Pascolini, Michael P. Coleman, Rex T. Ehman, Zheyu Wang
  • Patent number: 10374526
    Abstract: A monitor device includes exterior panel, chassis partly or wholly surrounded by exterior panel, and disposed so as to be movable in an internal space of exterior panel, a base member that movably supports chassis, first switch and second switch that detect a change of a relative position between exterior panel and chassis, a motor that causes chassis to move with respect to the base member, and a CPU that controls driving of the motor in response to a change of a relative position between exterior panel and chassis detected by first switch and second switch.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 12, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 6, 2019
    Assignee: PANASONIC INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY MANAGEMENT CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Yuki Odoriba
  • Patent number: 10356968
    Abstract: Described herein is an integrated data center that provides for efficient cooling, as well as efficient wire routing.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 28, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 16, 2019
    Assignee: Switch, Ltd.
    Inventor: Rob Roy
  • Patent number: 10337085
    Abstract: Embodiments of the present invention provide a die casting aluminum alloy, including the following components in percentage by mass: 11.0% to 14.0% of silicon; 0.1% to 0.9% of manganese; 0.1% to 1.0% of magnesium; 0.3% to 1.4% of iron; less than or equal to 0.2% of copper; and aluminum and inevitable impurities. The die casting aluminum alloy has good formability, heat conductivity, and corrosion resistance, and certain mechanical properties, which can avoid problems of a low yield of die-casting fittings, burn-in caused by severe heat emission of a product, corrosion in a coastal environment, assembly difficulties caused by insufficient mechanical properties, severe deformation in a wind load condition, and the like, so as to satisfy requirements of global delivery of complex communications products.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 4, 2015
    Date of Patent: July 2, 2019
    Assignee: Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Wenwen Yuan, Banghong Hu, Naier Meng
  • Patent number: 10306983
    Abstract: A slide rail mechanism includes a rail member, a first supporting frame, a second supporting frame, a bracket and a reinforcing member. The first supporting frame is movable relative to the rail member. The second supporting frame is movable relative to the first supporting member. The bracket and the second supporting frame are movable relative to each other. The reinforcing member is configured to be detachably engaged with the first supporting frame. Wherein, the rail member includes a first engaging structure, and the reinforcing member includes a second engaging structure. The reinforcing member is configured to be engaged with the first engaging structure through the second engaging structure.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 22, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 4, 2019
    Assignees: KING SLIDE WORKS CO., LTD., KING SLIDE TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Ken-Ching Chen, Shun-Ho Yang, Wei-Chen Chang, Chun-Chiang Wang
  • Patent number: 10306795
    Abstract: The present invention reduces an area in which an attachment frame for storing equipment on which a device is mounted is arranged. An equipment securing device is equipped with a panel mounted on the front surface of the equipment, a securing member provided on a first end part of the panel such that the tip end protrudes from the first end part of the panel; a handle, having a shaft at a second end part on the side opposite the first end part, and attached to the panel so as to be capable of rotating around the shaft, between a closed position which is a position along the extension direction of the panel, and an open position which is a position in a direction intersecting the panel; and an operating point member, the orientation of which changes in response to the rotation of the handle, and which is provided on the second end part of the handle such that the tip end protrudes from the second end part.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 16, 2015
    Date of Patent: May 28, 2019
    Assignee: NEC PLATFORMS, LTD.
    Inventor: Yuji Horii