For Particular Electrical Device Or Component Patents (Class 312/223.1)
  • 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
  • Patent number: 10292492
    Abstract: A slide rail mechanism includes a supporting frame, a bracket, a fastening member and an elastic member. The bracket and the supporting frame are movable relative to each other. The bracket includes a longitudinal wall and at least one mounting member adjacent to the longitudinal wall. The fastening member is transversely movable relative to the bracket. The elastic member is configured to provide an elastic force to the fastening member. When the supporting frame is moved relative to the bracket from a first position to a second position, the supporting frame is configured to drive the fastening member to transversely move from a first operating position to a second operating position.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 5, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 21, 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: 10281957
    Abstract: An electronic device includes an enclosure and an interior component. A flexible bar protects the interior component from mechanical shock. The flexible bar includes at least one component support portion configured to contact the interior component, and at least one enclosure support portion configured to contact the enclosure. According to one aspect, a first shape protrudes from a first surface of the flexible bar and is configured to receive force applied by the enclosure in a first dimension, and a second shape protrudes from a second surface of the flexible bar and is configured to receive force applied by the enclosure in a second dimension. According to another aspect, a first shape protrudes from a first surface of the flexible bar and is configured to receive force applied by the enclosure and elastically deform before a remaining portion of the flexible bar outside the first shape elastically deforms.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 12, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 7, 2019
    Assignee: Western Digital Technologies, Inc.
    Inventors: Robert Fairchild, Julian Liao, Vincent Yang
  • Patent number: 10272605
    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: July 5, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 30, 2019
    Assignee: APPLE INC.
    Inventors: Benjamin Shane Bustle, Tyler B. Cater, Derek C. Krass, Scott A. Myers
  • Patent number: 10256170
    Abstract: An electronic device for a vehicle includes a substrate and a semiconductor package. The substrate is arranged to extend along a flowing path of wind produced by a fan unit. The semiconductor package is disposed on the substrate to be cooled by the wind. When an inflow port from which the wind is drawn by the fan unit is defined to include a flowing path having a first cross-section area, the semiconductor package is disposed in a space including a flowing path having a cross-section area that is larger than the first cross-section area.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 21, 2015
    Date of Patent: April 9, 2019
    Assignee: DENSO CORPORATION
    Inventors: Tetsuya Sueyoshi, Hiroaki Ando
  • Patent number: 10254575
    Abstract: A display device comprises a casing, at least one adhesive member, a display panel and a flexible frame. The casing comprises a bottom plate and a plurality of lateral plates, and the plurality of lateral plates respectively connected to sides of the bottom plate so as to form an accommodating space within. The adhesive member attaches the bottom plate. The display panel disposes in the accommodating space and attaches the adhesive member. The flexible element comprises three side bars. Each side bar comprises a support part, a side part and a cover part. The side part connects to the support part and the cover part. The three side parts respectively disposes on three adjacent sides of the display panel and a portion of the display panel is sandwiched between the support part and the cover part.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 21, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 9, 2019
    Assignee: GIGA-BYTE TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Jui-Fong Ho, Huang-Jen Lin
  • Patent number: 10245815
    Abstract: A surface treatment method for a casing is disclosed, the casing being formed by the outer surface and four sidewalls of the casing. The surface treatment method includes a heat transferring film formed on the casing by a vacuum heat transfer process or a paint-drying process and a surface pattern layer formed on a portion of a surface of the heat transferring film opposite to the outer surface by a digital inkjet printer applying three different types of UV-curable ink.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 25, 2016
    Date of Patent: April 2, 2019
    Assignee: MiiCs & Partners (Shenzhen) Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Yi-Zhong Sheu, Han-Lung Chao, Han-Lung Lee, Hung-Chun Ma, Chih-Jung Chang, Jih-Chen Liu, Feng-Yuen Dai
  • Patent number: 10250447
    Abstract: A server rack includes a rack space including a plurality of rack units for receiving equipment, an aggregator module, and a plurality of management ports. Each management port is coupled to the aggregator, uniquely associated with one of the plurality of rack units, and collocated with the associated rack unit. The aggregator module is operable to determine which rack unit of the plurality of rack units that a first piece of equipment is installed into, based upon a first management port of the first piece of equipment being coupled to a second management port of the plurality of management ports.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 6, 2014
    Date of Patent: April 2, 2019
    Assignee: Dell Products, LP
    Inventors: John R. Palmer, Syed S. Ahmed, Jinsaku Masuyama
  • Patent number: 10244660
    Abstract: The rack (4), which is provided to receive electronic module that can be plugged in, has a modular construction and comprises at least two rack modules (21), each rack module (21) defining a cell (8) for receiving at least one electronic module (6), each rack module (21) having at least a side wall (22), a lower wall (24) and a rear wall (26) defining the cell (8), the lower wall (24) being configured to ensure a distribution of air inside the cell (8), the rear wall (26) being provided with connector openings (32) for fastening rack connectors (20) provided to engage with electronic module connectors (12), the rack modules (21) being positioned side by side and fastened to one another such that the rack (4) is able to be manipulated as a single unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 2, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 26, 2019
    Assignee: THALES
    Inventors: Françoise Brehin, Patrick Dupeux, Serge Bernadac
  • Patent number: 10234904
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to the display technology field, and more particularly to a display device, which includes a flexible display panel and a carrier assembly; the carrier assembly includes: a base; a first support and a second support mirror-symmetrical arranged on the base; a third support arranged on the base by a spring. When the first support and the second support are in contact or phase away from each other, the third support can rely on the falling or uplift of the elastic such that the carrier assembly obtains a different plane that carries the flexible display panel. The disclosure is applicable to the display device of the flexible display panel, which can realize the flexible display panel to be easily folded, and the display area can be scaled at any time while satisfying the requirement of the stable carrying flexible display panel and ensuring the display quality.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 15, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 19, 2019
    Assignee: Wuhan China Star Optoelectronics Technology Co., Ltd
    Inventors: Guodong Jiang, Shuru Lin
  • Patent number: 10203724
    Abstract: According to various embodiments of the present disclosure, there is provided a fabrication method for fabricating an exterior member of an electronic device. The fabrication method may include a film disposing step of disposing a film on an exterior member in which one face is formed as a first curved face, and a lamination step of laminating the film on the exterior member. The fabrication method as described above may be variously implemented according to embodiments.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 20, 2016
    Date of Patent: February 12, 2019
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Byoung-Uk Yoon, Min-Su Chang, Soon-Ho Han, Jong-Chul Choi, Jeong-Hoon Oh
  • Patent number: 10126777
    Abstract: According to one aspect of the present invention, a portable display device comprises: a front case having a display unit located on the front surface thereof; a rear case coupled to the rear side of the front case so as to form an electric field part; a middle frame arranged in the electric field art, and including a metal material; a stand having one end, which is hinge-coupled to the lower end of the middle frame, and rotatably moving around the hinge so as to come into contact with the rear side of the middle frame or to be spaced apart from the rear side of the middle frame; and an opening formed on the rear case at a location corresponding to the stand. Therefore, the portable display device can be easily held and used at any place without additionally carrying a separate holding device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 4, 2014
    Date of Patent: November 13, 2018
    Assignee: LG ELECTRONICS INC.
    Inventors: Junhong Kim, Dongkyun Kang, Youngmin Lee
  • Patent number: 10115943
    Abstract: The present invention provides a battery packing module that includes: a heat dissipation member having a plurality of insertion cylinders arranged in a lattice type and a through-hole formed between the insertion cylinders in a direction that is parallel to the longitudinal direction of the insertion cylinders, wherein the outer circumferential surfaces of adjacent insertion cylinders are connected to each other; a plurality of cylindrical battery cells inserted into the insertion cylinders and configured to make contact with the inner circumferential surfaces of the insertion cylinders; and packing plates coupled to the upper ends and lower ends of the battery cells, wherein the packing plates have a current flow hole formed therein through which electrodes of the battery cells are exposed and battery mounting recesses formed therein in which the battery cells are mounted.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 28, 2016
    Date of Patent: October 30, 2018
    Assignee: Korea Institute Of Energy Research
    Inventors: Gang Chul Kim, Young Dug Pyo, Chong Pyo Cho, Young Min Woo, Jin Young Jang, Yong Jin Jung, Hae Kwang Kim, Oh Seuk Kwon, Chang Soo Jin
  • Patent number: 10115933
    Abstract: An energy storage apparatus includes an energy storage device and an adjacent member adjacent to the energy storage device, wherein the energy storage device includes a case body for accommodating an electrode assembly, the case body having a body part including an opening at least a first end of the body part in a first direction, and a lid for closing the opening, the body part has a thick-walled part formed at least one of the first end and a second end of the body part in the first direction and a thin-walled part thinner than the thick-walled part, the adjacent member has a pair of sealing parts disposed at an interval in the first direction, and each of the sealing parts is in contact with the thin-walled part.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 27, 2016
    Date of Patent: October 30, 2018
    Assignees: GS YUASA INTERNATIONAL LTD, HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yosuke Nishimura, Masakazu Tsutsumi, Yoshimasa Toshioka
  • Patent number: 10114429
    Abstract: A data storage device securing mechanism to secure at least one data storage device on a board includes a bottom plate, two side plates connected with two sides of the bottom plate, and a plurality of resilient members mounted on each side plate. Each side plate defines a plurality of receiving grooves, a plurality of fasteners is configured to pass through the receiving grooves to be inserted into the data storage device to install the data storage device slidably in the securing mechanism. The resilient member is elastically deformed to abut against the fasteners to prevent the fasteners and the data storage from sliding along the receiving groove.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 6, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 30, 2018
    Assignee: HONGFUJIN PRECISION ELECTRONICS (TIANJIN) C
    Inventor: Tung-Ho Shih
  • Patent number: 10111358
    Abstract: A server device includes a chassis, a rail assembly, and a server. The rail assembly is fixed inside the chassis. The rail assembly includes a lateral board and a flange. The lateral board is arranged vertically, the flange protrudes from one side of the lateral board, the flange is arranged horizontally and extends horizontally in a long strip shape, a positioning flexible arm is disposed on the lateral board, and the positioning flexible arm and the flange protrude from the same side of the lateral board. The server is loaded on the flange and movable along the flange, the server includes a front portion and a rear portion opposite to the front portion. When the server is entirely received in the chassis, the front portion is fixed to one end of the rail assembly, and the positioning flexible arm is engaged with an outer surface of the rear portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 21, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 23, 2018
    Assignee: SUPER MICRO COMPUTER INC.
    Inventors: Chaoching Wu, Richard S. Chen
  • Patent number: 10104802
    Abstract: A server rack includes a shell and a plurality of brackets configured to receive a plurality of data storages. The data storages are electrically connected to the bracket. The shell includes a power supply module configured to provide power to the data storages, and an adapter plate connected with the power supply module through a cable. The bracket is electrically connected to a connecting device. When the bracket is slid in the shell, the connecting device closely contacts the adapter plate to be electrically connected with the adapter plate, and the data storages are thus electrically connected with the power supply module.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 12, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 16, 2018
    Assignee: HONGFUJIN PRECISION ELECTRONICS (TIANJIN) CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Guang-Yi Zhang, Jia-Qi Fu, Hai-Chen Zhou
  • Patent number: 10078996
    Abstract: A processing device for an industrial vehicle includes a field-replaceable user interface. The processing device includes a service module and a main module. The service module, which is field replaceable, includes a display having a touch screen, at least one user input control and a service module circuit board. The main module comprises a main module circuit board. The service module circuit board and the main module circuit board include complementary rigid couplers that connect independently of a cable there between when the service module is mated with the main module.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 15, 2016
    Date of Patent: September 18, 2018
    Assignee: Crown Equipment Corporation
    Inventors: Anthony T. Castaneda, Gregg E. Hillman, Timothy A. Wellman
  • Patent number: 10074403
    Abstract: A storage device tray has a form factor designed to support a larger storage device, and is configured to secure a small storage device, thereby acting as an adapter between storage device sizes. The storage device tray includes a sliding mechanism configured with pegs that may couple to screw holes in the storage device. The sliding mechanism also exerts a force against the storage device to secure that storage device, and may be locked to further secure that storage device. At least one advantage of this approach is that a storage device can be coupled to a storage device tray without using screws.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 17, 2015
    Date of Patent: September 11, 2018
    Assignee: SUPER MICRO COMPUTER, INC.
    Inventors: Richard Chen, Lawrence H. Liang, Che-ming Yang
  • Patent number: 10064306
    Abstract: An equipment rack includes two rack rails and a bracket. The bracket includes a bracket body and a first and a second connection device disposed at the bracket body's ends. The first connection device includes a rod part extending outward relative to the bracket body. An engaging section and a supporting section are formed on the rod part in the extending direction of the rod part. The engaging section is between the supporting section and the bracket body. The bracket is installed on one rack rail by the supporting section being inserted into a hole of said rack rail and is installed on the other rack rail by the second connection device engaging with the other rack rail. The bracket body is operable to move relative to the rack rails so that the engaging section enters the hole and the second connection device is disengaged from the rack rail.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 14, 2015
    Date of Patent: August 28, 2018
    Assignee: Wiwynn Corporation
    Inventors: Chin-Luang Huang, Hung-Lung Lin
  • Patent number: 10061551
    Abstract: A master communications device/slave device configuration is disclosed where a master communications device discovers a slave device when the master communications device does not have the necessary features and resources to perform a service requested by an operator. The master communications device utilizes the slave device to provide additional features and resources to the master communications device in performing the service requested by the operator. The master communications device and the slave device interact as a single device provided by the master communications device/slave device configuration. The slave device serves as an extension to the master communications device providing a larger interface to the operator.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 21, 2015
    Date of Patent: August 28, 2018
    Assignee: Avago Technologies General IP (Singapore) Pte. Ltd.
    Inventor: Aram Nahidipour
  • Patent number: 10036188
    Abstract: A hinge includes a base frame, a mechanically transmitting assembly and two support frames. The base frame defines two guideways disposed opposite to each other in a front-and-rear direction. The mechanically transmitting assembly is mounted on the base frame and partly disposed in the guideways. Each support frame has an arcuate frame body slidably engaging the respective guideway and coupled with the mechanically transmitting assembly, and a support frame body disposed outwardly of the base frame. The support frames are rotatable about a rotating axis relative to the base frame to make synchronous rotation in opposite rotational directions through the mechanically transmitting assembly. The rotating axis is disposed above the base frame.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 21, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 31, 2018
    Assignee: First Dome Corporation
    Inventors: Hsu-Hong Yao, Kuei-Shen Chen, Yi-Cheng Liao
  • Patent number: 10026453
    Abstract: A hard disk tray adapted for accommodating a hard disk having a plurality of screw holes at two sides is provided. The hard disk tray includes a body and a cover. The body includes two body lateral walls and a plurality of fixing members protruding from the two body lateral walls and corresponding to at least a part of the screw holes. The cover is pivoted to the body and includes two cover lateral walls. When the hard disk is placed in the hard disk tray, the fixing members extend into the at least a part of the screw holes, and when the cover is closed to the body, the two cover lateral walls are located outside the two body lateral walls so as to prevent the two body lateral walls from moving outwardly. A hard disk rack assembly is further provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 8, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 17, 2018
    Assignee: GIGA-BYTE TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Yu-Chuan Chang
  • Patent number: 10016921
    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 2, 2016
    Date of Patent: July 10, 2018
    Assignee: APPLE INC.
    Inventors: Benjamin Shane Bustle, Tyler B. Cater, Derek C. Krass, Scott A. Myers
  • Patent number: 10015892
    Abstract: A storage device holding mechanism is provided, including a holding frame and a detaching mechanism. The holding frame holds a storage device; the holding frame includes a bottom plate and includes a first side plate and a second side plate connected to the bottom plate. The detaching mechanism is assembled to one side of the first side plate and includes a push rod and a latch structure for fastening the push rod. The push rod is slidable to be fastened to the latch structure in a fastened position or to be separated from the latch structure in a detached position. When the push rod is in the fastened position, one end of the push rod is flush with one side of the holding frame. When the push rod is released from the latch structure, the push rod slides to the detached position.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 21, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 3, 2018
    Assignee: SUPER MICRO COMPUTER INC.
    Inventors: Shih-hsing Chien, Ken-Sheng Lin, Richard S. Chen
  • Patent number: 9981378
    Abstract: A handheld robot operation unit comprises a basic safety control device, a mobile terminal device, and a holder configured to mount the mobile terminal device on the basic safety control device. The holder comprises at least one adapter device configured to mechanically connect the mobile terminal device to the basic safety control device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 13, 2016
    Date of Patent: May 29, 2018
    Assignee: KUKA Deutschland GmbH
    Inventors: Yevgen Kogan, Martin Riedel
  • Patent number: 9946299
    Abstract: A Method and Apparatus for a User Configurable Docking System have been disclosed. In one embodiment of the invention, an electrical connector and a back support are adjustable by a user.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 27, 2016
    Date of Patent: April 17, 2018
    Inventor: Peter-Jason Patrick Stewart-Acosta
  • Patent number: 9939857
    Abstract: Examples include a system comprising chassis and hard drive. In some examples, the hard drive has a set of positioning members and the chassis includes a hard drive slot having a guide rail unit to guide the hard drive into the hard drive slot via a positioning member of the set of positioning members on the hard drive. The chassis also includes a latch assembly connected to the hard drive slot to retain and extract the hard drive.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 20, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 10, 2018
    Assignee: Hewlett Packard Enterprise Development LP
    Inventors: Kenny Huy Pham, Ronald Pinche Tsai, Keith A Sauer, Kelly K Smith
  • Patent number: 9933814
    Abstract: Examples disclosed herein provide a computing device. One example computing device includes a base member, a support member rotatably connected to the base member at a first end of the support member, a display member rotatably connected at a second end of the support member opposite the first end, and a latch mechanism disposed along a back side of the base member. When the computing device is to change from a first operation mode to a second operation mode, the display member is to depress the latch mechanism to make contact with the fixed shaft.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 27, 2014
    Date of Patent: April 3, 2018
    Assignee: Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P.
    Inventors: Chan Park, Wen-Yo Lu, Chad Patrick Paris
  • Patent number: 9927850
    Abstract: A component carrier may include a carrier front wall and a plurality of carrier side walls extending in a substantially parallel orientation to each other from opposite edges of the chassis front wall, and defining a component channel between them. The carrier side walls may include respective guide flanges extending substantially perpendicularly therefrom such that the guide flanges are in a substantially parallel orientation to each other and the guide flanges are oriented relative to the remainder of the component carrier such that when a component is mounted within the component channel to the component carrier, and the guide flanges may define a plane whereby a combined mass on a first side of the plane of the component carrier and the component is approximately equal to a combined mass on a second side of the component carrier and the component.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 21, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 27, 2018
    Assignee: Dell Products L.P.
    Inventors: Haesung Kwon, Bernard D. Strmiska
  • Patent number: 9918403
    Abstract: A rack-based information handling system (IHS) includes a rack containing at least one chassis having a plurality of bays open to laterally receive sleds that contain a plurality of information technology (IT) components that, when operational, enable the rack to function as an IHS. A storage sled including a stationary tray received in the chassis and a moveable trace received in the stationary tray. One or more hot swap bays that are horizontally arrayed in the storage sled in less than one (1) Server System Infrastructure (SSI) rack unit of height, wherein the moveable tray is extendable from the rack to a service position to expose all of its hot swap bays. Storage devices are insertable into a respective one of the hot swap bays of the storage sled. Each storage device may include a latching handle to lift and downward position the storage device in the corresponding hot swap bay.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 30, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 13, 2018
    Assignee: Dell Products, L.P.
    Inventors: Edmond Bailey, Jimmy Pike, Joseph Vivio
  • Patent number: 9913394
    Abstract: The invention relates to an assembly for securing at least one expansion card (comprising a half-open chassis for receiving a first circuit board of a server module having at least one first plug connector, a carrier component for receiving at least one expansion card and at least one second circuit board secured to the carrier component. The carrier component comprises at least one securing point for rotatably and releasably receiving the carrier component on the half-open chassis and at least one first bearing surface for supporting the carrier component on a second bearing surface of the half-open chassis, arranged in the region of opposite ends of the carrier component. Here, a first mating plug connector of the second circuit board is arranged such that the second circuit board is electrically connected to the first circuit board by receiving and pivoting the carrier component around the securing point.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 6, 2015
    Date of Patent: March 6, 2018
    Assignee: FUJITSU LIMITED
    Inventors: Johannes Blume, Ronny Hesse
  • Patent number: 9911464
    Abstract: In some implementations, a hard drive carrier is configured to couple and decouple a hard drive to/from a chassis (e.g., motherboard). The hard drive carrier can receive and house a hard drive in a base securing portion, the base securing portion adapted to slide and tilt in relation to a base of the hard drive carrier. The hard drive carrier can include a pivoting lever comprising a handle that can be used to couple and decouple the hard drive from the motherboard. Using the handle to pivot the lever into an open position causes the hard drive to tilt upwards to decouple from the chassis and facilitate insertion or removal of the hard drive to/from the hard drive carrier. Pivoting the lever into a closed position causes the hard drive to lie flat and couple to the chassis.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 16, 2015
    Date of Patent: March 6, 2018
    Assignee: QUANTA COMPUTER INC.
    Inventors: Maw-Zan Jau, Chao-Jung Chen, Chih-Ming Chen, Wei-Cheng Tseng
  • Patent number: 9902028
    Abstract: A case for a wearable medical device is provided. The wearable medical device includes internal circuitry enclosed within an external housing. The case includes a first part sized to surround a first portion of the external housing and a second part sized to surround a second portion of the external housing. The first part includes an inner surface with contours configured to receive corresponding contours of the external housing. The first part is connected to the second to form a parting line around the external housing. An assembly including a wearable medical device and an external case is also provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 19, 2015
    Date of Patent: February 27, 2018
    Assignee: ZOLL MEDICAL CORPORATION
    Inventor: Phillip Amsler
  • Patent number: 9869991
    Abstract: Provided is a control device that includes a plurality of communication units that receive data from measurement control devices; a control unit that calculates an operation signal for controlling a controlled device on the basis of the data from the communication units and that outputs the operation signal to the controlled device; a storage unit that stores the data; a first monitoring unit and a second monitoring unit that perform a calculation on the basis of the data to calculate a calculation value, that determine whether the calculation value satisfies a blocking condition, and that output a blocking signal when the calculation value satisfies the blocking condition; and a first blocking unit and a second blocking unit that block the operation signal to the controlled device upon receiving the blocking signal output from at least either one of the first monitoring unit and the second monitoring unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 17, 2012
    Date of Patent: January 16, 2018
    Assignee: Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
    Inventors: Yorimasa Yasuda, Shuya Sano, Tomohiro Miyazaki
  • Patent number: 9870804
    Abstract: Data storage device mounting systems to provide alignment and mounting of data storage devices are provided herein. A carrier is configured to couple to a data storage device and hang the data storage device in a vertical orientation in a data storage assembly from retractable mounting pins coupled to the carrier. The carrier also includes retractable alignment features to guide the data storage device and carrier into the mounting system. Finger grips are coupled to retractable alignment features and mounting pins and configured to extend retractable alignment features beyond the carrier concurrent with retracting the mounting pins when actuated by a user squeezing the finger grips. The finger grips are configured to extend the mounting pins when de-actuated by the user.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 23, 2015
    Date of Patent: January 16, 2018
    Assignee: Western Digital Technologies, Inc.
    Inventors: David William Niss, Jeffrey David Wilke
  • Patent number: 9848703
    Abstract: A slide rail assembly to be mounted to a first post and a second post of a rack is provided. The two posts define an accommodation space therebetween. The slide rail assembly is mounted between the first post and the second post by two brackets and includes a transverse width. A portion of the transverse width is arranged within the accommodation space so as to provide more space and thereby facilitate the mounting of an object to the rack.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 30, 2015
    Date of Patent: December 26, 2017
    Assignees: King Slide Works Co., Ltd., King Slide Technology Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Ken-Ching Chen, Shun-Ho Yang, Chien-Li Huang, Chun-Yi Ho, Chun-Chiang Wang
  • Patent number: 9854690
    Abstract: A rack unit for providing a server to be mounted within a storage rack is provided. The rack unit includes a set of low-profile drawer slides configured for mounting the rack unit within the storage rack, the set of low-profile drawer slides configured for mounting upon rails; wherein, the chassis includes at least one wide section for housing computer components. A server and a storage rack are described.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 20, 2015
    Date of Patent: December 26, 2017
    Assignee: EMC IP HOLDING COMPANY LLC
    Inventors: Gordon A. Frye, Ralph C. Frangioso, Jr., Robert P. Wierzbicki, John Blondin, Keith C. Johnson
  • Patent number: 9847103
    Abstract: A data storage device carrier includes a first supporting bracket and an upper cover. The first supporting bracket includes a first bottom plate and two first side plates, each of the first side plates defines an opening on an upper end and a sliding slot; the upper cover is slidably attached to the first supporting bracket, the first supporting bracket is configured to accommodate the first data storage device, the limiting columns are respectively received in the sliding slots via the openings, the top plate is configured to resist the upper surface of the first data storage device, the top plate comprises a connecting piece for connecting with another supporting bracket. A data storage system is further disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 21, 2016
    Date of Patent: December 19, 2017
    Assignees: HONGFUJIN PRECISION ELECTRONICS (TIANJIN) CO., LTD., HON HAI PRECISION INDUSTRY CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Hung-Wei Chen
  • Patent number: 9846452
    Abstract: Improved housings for electronic devices are disclosed. In one embodiment, an electronic device housing can have one or more outer members (e.g., exposed major surfaces), such as front or back surfaces, that are formed of glass. The one or more glass surfaces can be part of outer member assemblies that can be secured to other portions of the electronic device housing. In other embodiments, apparatus, systems and methods for robustly attaching a cover portion of an electronic device to a bottom portion, e.g., a housing portion, of the electronic device are described. The electronic device can be portable and in some cases handheld.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 9, 2015
    Date of Patent: December 19, 2017
    Assignee: APPLE INC.
    Inventors: David Pakula, Richard Hung Minh Dinh, Scott Myers
  • Patent number: 9785203
    Abstract: Systems and methods are disclosed for transmitting data between printed circuit board assemblies (PCBAs) using a flexible, non-impedance-controlled data transmission cable coupled between the boards and treating the received signal with re-driver circuitry configured to boost a data signal according to a communication interface standard.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 26, 2015
    Date of Patent: October 10, 2017
    Assignee: Western Digital Technologies, Inc.
    Inventor: John E. Maroney
  • Patent number: 9788463
    Abstract: A semiconductor memory device includes a semiconductor memory unit, a memory controller, a cover unit having a first portion covering the semiconductor memory unit and a second portion covering the memory controller, a first heat conduction member disposed between the semiconductor memory unit and the first portion of the cover unit, and a second heat conduction member disposed between the memory controller and the second portion of the cover. The cover unit has a gap formed between the first and second portions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 1, 2015
    Date of Patent: October 10, 2017
    Assignee: Toshiba Memory Corporation
    Inventors: Yasuyuki Ozawa, Fuminori Kimura, Masaaki Niijima, Masahiro Iijima, Yoshiharu Matsuda, Kenichi Sawanaka, Kazuhiro Yoshida
  • Patent number: 9781847
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides a positioning frame for mounting a display module and a display panel. The positioning frame includes: a plurality of side plates enclosing an accommodation zone for receiving the display module; a support bed provided on at least a pair of side plates arranged opposite to each other, and connected perpendicularly with the side plates, for supporting the display panel of the display module; baffles corresponding to the support beds one by one, the baffles are provided at the display side of the display panel, perpendicularly connected with the side plate and arranged to be parallel with the support bed, for limiting the display panel in the normal direction; limiting holes provided in the baffle and support bed at least at one side; limiting element being plugged in the limiting hole for limiting the display in peripheral directions. The positioning frame enables effective assembling the display module.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 20, 2014
    Date of Patent: October 3, 2017
    Assignees: BOE TECHNOLOGY GROUP CO., LTD., HEFEI BOE DISPLAY LIGHT CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Wenbo Sun, Qiping Zhang
  • Patent number: 9778684
    Abstract: A computing device may include a base member, a display member, a first hinge, a second hinge, a stop, and a locking arm. The first hinge may be attached to the base member to rotate the base member and the display member relative to each other about a first pivotal axis of rotation. A second hinge may be attached between the first hinge and the display member to rotate the base member and the display member relative to each other about a second pivotal axis of rotation to transition the computing device between a laptop mode and a tablet mode. The stop may be in the first hinge. The locking arm may be to engage the stop when the computing device is in the tablet mode to limit rotation of the base member and the display member relative to each other about the first pivotal axis.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 15, 2013
    Date of Patent: October 3, 2017
    Assignee: Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P.
    Inventor: Mark David Senatori
  • Patent number: 9769519
    Abstract: A media appliance and method for use of the same are disclosed. In one embodiment, a housing is adapted to be mounted within a wall. A panel forms a front portion of the housing and the panel includes vents and the panel may be mounted substantially flush with the wall. A media player, which includes a set-top box, is disposed within the housing. A pair of ports, disposed within openings defined by the housing, are configured to receive respective connectors. The pair of ports are coupled to the media player and one port is configured for providing a connection to a television and the other port is configured for providing a connection to an external source of signal for the television, as well as power for the media player.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 18, 2016
    Date of Patent: September 19, 2017
    Assignee: Enseo, Inc.
    Inventors: Vanessa Ogle, William C. Fang
  • Patent number: 9763362
    Abstract: A server adapted to server cabinet having a fan assembly and a power supply. The server includes a chassis, a main board module, a data storage, a signal-transferring module and a docking module. The chassis has a bottom plate, a first side plate and a second side plate disposed on the bottom plate. The main board module is placed along the first side plate. The data storage module is placed along the second side plate. The signal-transferring module is placed along the first side plate. The signal-transferring module is located at the back of the main board module. The signal-transferring module is connected between the main board module and the data storage module. The docking module is disposed on the bottom plate. The docking module is connected to the data storage module and the signal-transferring module. The docking module is connectable to the power supply and the fan assembly.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 17, 2016
    Date of Patent: September 12, 2017
    Assignees: INVENTEC (PUDONG) TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION, INVENTEC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Ji-Peng Xu, Jian-Jun Deng
  • Patent number: 9730356
    Abstract: An assembly to connect two electronic components is provided herein. The assembly includes a lever unit with a lever and a base. The lever includes a primary cam member and a secondary cam member connected thereto. The lever also includes a hook member extending therefrom. The base includes a guide structure to engage with a drive pin. Rotation of the lever to move a first electronic component along a y-axis towards, a backplane. The secondary cam member to move the drive pin along the guide structure, and the hook member to engage with a second electronic component and mate the first electronic component and the second electronic component along the second axis.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 28, 2013
    Date of Patent: August 8, 2017
    Assignee: Hewlett Packard Enterprise Development LP
    Inventors: John P Franz, Michael L Sabotta, David A Moore, Tahir Cader, Alan B Doerr