With Movable Components Patents (Class 312/294)
  • Patent number: 11406028
    Abstract: Disclosed is an electronic device including a first housing, a second housing, a display disposed on the first housing and the second housing, at least one hinge structure that connects the first housing and the second housing, a hinge housing that surrounds at least part of the at least one hinge structure, and at least one foreign matter collection member that is disposed on one side of the at least one hinge structure and that collects foreign matter introduced into the electronic device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 4, 2020
    Date of Patent: August 2, 2022
    Inventors: Jongyoon Kim, Jungjin Kim, Chungkeun Yoo, Seunghyun Hwang, Jungwon Park, Chungil Choi, Daehyeong Park, Minwoo Yoo
  • Patent number: 10890871
    Abstract: A sheet housing device includes a sheet cassette, a frame, and a support member. The frame is configured to support the sheet cassette such that the sheet cassette is movable relative to the frame between a closed position and a drawn-out position along a first direction different from a gravity direction. The support member is configured to support the frame such that the frame is rotatable around a pivot axis extending in a second direction orthogonal to the first direction and the gravity direction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 12, 2018
    Date of Patent: January 12, 2021
    Assignee: TOSHIBA TEC KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventor: Yuichi Saito
  • Patent number: 9282877
    Abstract: A dishwasher includes a slide system for sliding movement of a dish rack in and out of a wash chamber, and a pivot system to enable cooperative pivoting of the dish rack and an access door when the dish rack at least partially overlies the door and the door is pivoted from an opened to a closed position.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 21, 2012
    Date of Patent: March 15, 2016
    Assignee: Whirlpool Corporation
    Inventors: Marcus R. Fischer, Christopher C. Wilcox, Daniel S. Mead, Jamie T. Weinert
  • Patent number: 9115927
    Abstract: A crisper drawer for a refrigerator is provided. The crisper drawer includes a crisper pan and a shelf. The crisper pan has a pair of pan rolling surfaces with a ramp portion. The shelf is fixed to the storage compartment, and has a pair of fixed shelf rollers. Each of the pair of the fixed shelf rollers rolls on each of the pan rolling surfaces, and each of the pair of the pan rear rollers rolls on each of the shelf rolling surfaces. As the user pushes the crisper drawer closed, both the shelf rollers and the pan rollers roll on the rolling surfaces. When the shelf rollers reach a ramp portion, the crisper drawer is self-closed without the user's pushing operation.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 29, 2011
    Date of Patent: August 25, 2015
    Assignee: ELECTROLUX HOME PRODUCTS, INC.
    Inventors: Timothy Bryan Rackley, Bryan A. Collins, Paul H. Kelly
  • Publication number: 20150145396
    Abstract: A system and method of locking housings that have two different stages, one being generally used for transportation after an initial production stage, and the other being intended for final use of the product, preferably used on electric compressor inverters. One example presents a system for locking housings that have a base (1), a cover (2) and internal elements (4) arranged in an internal portion of the base (1), the cover (2) being locked to the base (1) by at least one fastening element (3), the fastening element (3) having first reversible locking stage (a) and second irreversible locking stage (b), the locking system being configured so that the reversible locking stage (a) will enable the opening of the housing for access to the internal elements (4), and the irreversible locking stage (b) will effect tamper-proof closure of the housing.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 17, 2013
    Publication date: May 28, 2015
    Inventors: Gian Carlo Aguiar dos Santos, Jose Feuser Filho
  • Publication number: 20150115786
    Abstract: A storage assembly 10 which has a plurality of unique storage components 12, 14, and 800 which may be selectively connected in order to provide an optimal storage solution for a wide variety of applications.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 25, 2013
    Publication date: April 30, 2015
    Inventors: Edwin Dizon Manalang, Larry Mitchell Grela
  • Publication number: 20150108889
    Abstract: A furniture unit comprises a containment element defining a receiving compartment and a door equipped with a first panel defining an outer face of the door, a second panel facing the first panel and defining an inner face of the door, and an outer frame interposed between the first panel and the second panel and connected to them. The door comprises within it an air vent duct which extends between a first opening made in the outer frame and a second opening made in the second panel.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 4, 2013
    Publication date: April 23, 2015
    Inventor: Giuseppe Bavuso
  • Publication number: 20150053374
    Abstract: An air conditioner includes a cabinet forming an external appearance of the air conditioner and is provided with an opening, and a cover to open and close the opening. The cover includes a cover body to cover the opening and includes a first cover body and a second cover body that are spaced apart from each other, and a spacing rib provided between the first cover body and the second cover body such that the first cover is spaced apart from the second cover body.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 21, 2014
    Publication date: February 26, 2015
    Applicant: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Do Hoon Kim, Young Seok Lim, Hyuk Jin Gwon, Jong Mun Lee
  • Publication number: 20150008679
    Abstract: A standby generator includes a base and a number of walls extending from the base including a wall having a removable panel. A cover is coupled to the wall having the removable panel and is moveable between a closed position and an open position. When the cover in the open position, the removable panel may be removed from the standby generator.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 25, 2014
    Publication date: January 8, 2015
    Applicant: BRIGGS & STRATTON CORPORATION
    Inventors: Ryan D. Janscha, Robert G. Townsend, Troy D. Tesmer
  • Publication number: 20140374418
    Abstract: The present document describes a storage cabinet and a storage system for storing a liquid and/or a granulate matter. The storage system includes at least one storage container for storing the liquid and/or the granulate matter. The storage container includes a container body with a main access, a main lid removably mounted to the container body for covering the main access and a secondary lid removably mounted to the container body and/or the main lid for covering a secondary access on the container body and/or the main lid, where the container body includes a top portion and a bottom portion adapted for stacking. The storage system further includes a storage cabinet with a floor member which includes a stacking element for receiving the bottom portion of the container body.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 25, 2014
    Publication date: December 25, 2014
    Inventor: Marc-Noël Ouellette
  • Publication number: 20140368102
    Abstract: The invention relates to a cash box (10) which comprises a housing (12) with an opening (16) for supplying notes of value to a storing compartment for storing notes of value and/or for removing notes of value from the storing compartment. Moreover, the cash box (10) has a closing unit (18) that comprises a jalousie part (32) and a plate-shaped part (34). The plate-shaped part (34) has a first engaging element (38) which is shaped in such a manner that, when the cash box (10) is being inserted in a device (102) for handling notes of value, the first engaging element (38) engages with the second engaging element (126) of the device (102) so that the closing unit is moved from a closing position to an open position. Moreover, the invention relates to a device (102) for handling notes of value.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 9, 2014
    Publication date: December 18, 2014
    Applicant: Wincor Nixdorf International GmbH
    Inventor: Florante GO
  • Publication number: 20140361673
    Abstract: A guide device for sliding doors for shelves has at least one guide rail, each guide rail have a guide region for guiding sliding doors and at least one fastening region connected to the guide region for fastening the guide device to shelves. The guide regions in their cooperation form a guide arrangement and all the fastening regions in their cooperation form a fastening arrangement. In order to provide a guide device which can be used universally and which can be fastened subsequently to shelves, the fastening arrangement is disposed relative to the guide arrangement in the installed position in such a manner that the guide arrangement is accessible from below and above for sliding doors and at least partially covers vertical surfaces of the shelves.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 26, 2014
    Publication date: December 11, 2014
    Applicant: alfer Aluminium Gesellschaft mbH
    Inventor: Thomas WILBS
  • Publication number: 20140346933
    Abstract: A support system for one or more display items is configured with side walls extending in a longitudinal direction from a base towards a top such that an interior is defined between the base, top and side walls. A plurality of receptacles are configured in the base and a plurality of holes are configured in a floor parallel to and spaced apart from the base. Within the interior, a plurality of transparent platforms of a plurality of different sizes are configured at a plurality of different distances from the base. One or more transparent pillars are configured to extend between the receptacles, through the holes and into a supporting relationship with each of the one or more platforms.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 27, 2013
    Publication date: November 27, 2014
    Inventor: JOSHUA SIMON
  • Patent number: 8891228
    Abstract: An enclosure for electrical equipment is provided. The enclosure includes a frame, a first plate, and a first member coupled to the frame and configured to receive the first plate. The first plate is configured to receive a transformer, movable between a first position and a second position, at least partially supported by the first member when the first plate is in the first position, and offset from the first member when the first plate is in the second position.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 28, 2011
    Date of Patent: November 18, 2014
    Assignee: Hubbell Incorporated
    Inventor: Joseph P. Gerovac
  • Publication number: 20140210324
    Abstract: An appliance apparatus includes an adhesively bonded bracket or support. In another aspect, a clothing apparatus includes a moveable transparent panel, such as a glass door or lid, which has a polymeric support or bracket adhesively bonded thereto. A further aspect provides polyurethane adhesive pellets bonding a polymeric hinge bracket to only a backside of a glass appliance panel.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 31, 2013
    Publication date: July 31, 2014
    Applicant: A. Raymond et Cie
    Inventors: Dorian J. Kilgore, William Teller, Jeffrey Moser
  • Publication number: 20140203693
    Abstract: One variation may include a method including providing a module for packaging, delivering and displaying goods in the module, the module including at least one face which may be removed, retracted or moved to display goods prepackaged in the module, packaging a plurality of goods in the module, delivering the module to a factory, office, hospital, warehouse or retail store, removing, retracting or moving a face of the module to display the goods prepackaged in the module. Another variation may include a module including the elevator floor system and at least one sensor for determining the height of stacked packages within the module.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 24, 2013
    Publication date: July 24, 2014
    Applicant: GM Global Technology Operations LLC
    Inventors: Chet R. Wisniewski, Spencer W. Chamberlain
  • Publication number: 20140175964
    Abstract: An electrical and electronics bay of an aircraft comprising two rows of elements, each row being separated by a single corridor and comprising at least one set of systems elements and at least one electrical power center, the systems elements being arranged in cabinets. At least one of the cabinets comprises mobile shelves for allowing access to the back of the cabinets by crossing it. This architecture makes it possible to increase the density of the elements present in the bay while observing the principles of redundancy and segregation.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 23, 2013
    Publication date: June 26, 2014
    Inventors: Yves Durand, Bernard Guering
  • Patent number: 8749969
    Abstract: An adjustable hinge connects a base section and a top section of a laptop computer. The base section can include a keyboard. The top section can include a display screen. When the laptop computer is in a closed position, the adjustable hinge can collapse into the base section and the top section. When the laptop computer is in an open position, a portion of the adjustable hinge can be extended from the base section to adjust a distance between the display screen and a user. Another portion of the adjustable hinge can be extended from the top section to adjust a height of the display screen.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 24, 2012
    Date of Patent: June 10, 2014
    Inventors: Hong Yang, Xin Ma
  • Patent number: 8733861
    Abstract: A cooperating hinge arrangement on a door or panel that includes a first hinge coupled with a first area of the door or panel and a second hinge coupled with a second area of the door or panel. The first and second areas of the door or panel meet at a miter joint such that opening of the first area simultaneously opens the second area of the door or panel.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 1, 2011
    Date of Patent: May 27, 2014
    Inventor: Robert W. Mann
  • Publication number: 20140117826
    Abstract: A latch having an idle position, a first position, and a second position is associated with a first panel and a second panel of a computing system. The first panel is associated with the latch being positioned in the first position. The second panel is associated with the latch being positioned in the second position.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 30, 2011
    Publication date: May 1, 2014
    Inventors: Mark David Senatori, Ilchan Lee, Kevin Massaro
  • Publication number: 20140084767
    Abstract: A cabinet includes a top wall, a bottom wall, two opposite sidewalls, and a sliding door. One of the sidewalls defines an opening. A rail perpendicular to the sidewalls protrudes from an inner surface of each of the top and bottom walls, extends to the opening. The sliding door defines a slide slot in each of a top and a bottom. The sliding door is capable of sliding into the cabinet through the opening, with the two slide slots fitted around the corresponding rails.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 25, 2012
    Publication date: March 27, 2014
    Inventor: SZU-WEI KUO
  • Publication number: 20140062278
    Abstract: A domestic appliance has an operator control apparatus with at least one operator control element, and has a door for closing a functional area of the domestic appliance on which at least one handle apparatus for opening and closing the door is arranged. For the purpose of ergonomic operator control, the operator control apparatus is arranged at least partially in the immediate vicinity of a holding region of the handle apparatus so that a user can operate the operator control apparatus with the same hand with which he is holding the handle apparatus for opening or closing the door. There is also provided a method for setting an operator control program of a domestic appliance.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 29, 2013
    Publication date: March 6, 2014
    Applicant: DIEHL AKO STIFTUNG & CO. KG
    Inventors: JOACHIM LYSZUS, RALPH STOHR, BRUNO FUHGE
  • Publication number: 20140015389
    Abstract: A modular manufacturing system uses a universal base and power infrastructure to receive a variety of tooling plates. This is accomplished by the creation of a modular service interface for simultaneous connection of electrical and fluid power from the base to the tooling plate. In addition, a sensing system is used to automatically identify the specific tool set, and to distinguish between a single plate tool set and a double plate tool set. Individual tool sets are located with certainty through the use of physical placement guide rollers, stops, and friction fit. A PLC manages the power, tool set identification and user interface.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 12, 2012
    Publication date: January 16, 2014
    Applicant: SPEC TECH, LLC
    Inventors: Bryan Vatterott, Patrick Wilson
  • Publication number: 20140009051
    Abstract: A locking mechanism, adapted for connecting a first member to a second member, is provided. The locking mechanism includes a wedging unit, a locking unit and a pushing element. The wedging unit is disposed on the first member, and includes a hook movable between a wedging position and a separation position. The locking unit is disposed on the second member, and includes a locking element disposed in the second member, wherein the locking element is movable between a locking position and a releasing position. When the pushing element is moved toward a first direction, the pushing element pushes the locking element from the locking position to the releasing position to release the hook, and when the pushing element is moved toward a second direction, the pushing element pushes the hook from the wedging position to the separation position to release the hook.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 3, 2013
    Publication date: January 9, 2014
    Inventor: Li-Wei Liu
  • Publication number: 20140001935
    Abstract: A mouse housing structure includes a housing having a main body of a front wall, and a tongue portion defining a position wall, at least a track device disposed at the tongue portion and defining first and second position ends at two opposite ends thereof, and a sliding device including a sliding body and at least a rotatable shaft having first and second engaging portions. The first engaging portion is movably and rotatably disposed in the track device, and the second engaging portion is spaced away from the track device for pivotally engaging with a coupling slot of the sliding body. When the sliding body moves forwards to where the first engaging portion slides against the first position end, the sliding body rotates towards the position wall, and is restrained by the position wall so as to expand the mouse housing structure for use.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 27, 2012
    Publication date: January 2, 2014
    Applicant: Cheng Uei Precision Industry Co., LTD.
    Inventor: TSUNG-SHIH LEE
  • Patent number: 8605441
    Abstract: A latching system includes a removable chassis having at least one enclosure coupling feature that is operable to engage an enclosure to house the removable chassis in the enclosure. A moveable component is moveably coupled to the removable chassis. A latch is coupled to the removable chassis. The latch is operable to engage the moveable component when the removable chassis is not housed in the enclosure such that the moveable component is restricted from moving relative to the removable chassis. The latch is operable to disengage the moveable component in response to the removable chassis being housed in the enclosure such that the moveable component is not restricted from moving relative to the removable chassis. The latching system allows the removable chassis to be carried around outside the enclosure without movement of the moveable component, while also allowing the moveable component to move when the removable component is housed in the enclosure.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 22, 2011
    Date of Patent: December 10, 2013
    Assignee: Dell Products L.P.
    Inventors: Karl I. Hamand, Zachary A. Cravens
  • Publication number: 20130307389
    Abstract: An electronic device is provided, including a main body, a latching mechanism, and a movable member. The latching mechanism is disposed on the main body to join with the movable member. The latching mechanism includes a rod, a first latching member disposed on a side of the rod, a second latching member connected to the rod, a first elastic member connecting the first latching member with the main body, a second elastic member connecting the second latching member with the main body, and a rotary member. The rotary member pivotally connects to the main body, and connects the rod with the first latching member.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 25, 2013
    Publication date: November 21, 2013
    Applicant: WISTRON CORP.
    Inventors: Shu-Chen Chiang, Tian-Shyang Lin, Wen-Chin Wu, Pin-Hsien Su, Ming-Hua Hung
  • Publication number: 20130307390
    Abstract: The invention relates to a movably mounted furniture part comprising a torque-transmitting shaft, especially a synchronizing rod, the shaft having at least two sub-shafts, one sub-shaft being a rod-type component and the other sub-shaft being a connecting part, and a connecting device for connecting the rod-type component to the connecting part, especially comprising at least one spring that resiliently holds the rod-type component and the connecting part together. A locking part is formed on the rod-type component and/or on the connecting part and/or can be mounted thereon, said locking part securing the rod-type component and the connecting part against detachment.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 26, 2013
    Publication date: November 21, 2013
    Applicant: Julius Blum GmbH
    Inventor: Wolfgang Bohle
  • Publication number: 20130298585
    Abstract: An appliance is provided including a noise reduction device to reduce noise generated within a main body of the appliance. The noise reduction device may include a sound absorbing plate having a plurality of sound absorbing holes and a resonance member, one side of which is open and having a hollow portion, so that noise generated by a drive of the appliance passes through the noise reduction device, in order to efficiently reduce noise in the appliance and achieve an increase of internal capacity, a decrease in weight, and a reduction in manufacturing costs for the appliance.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 9, 2013
    Publication date: November 14, 2013
    Inventor: Byoungsoo JE
  • Publication number: 20130209198
    Abstract: Techniques for handling media arrays are disclosed. The techniques may be realized as a system for handling a plurality of substrates. The system may comprise a plurality of row elements for supporting the plurality of substrates, wherein the plurality of row elements may be operable to change configuration of the substrates from open configuration to a high-density configuration, where a distance between adjacent substrates in the open configuration may be greater than a distance between the adjacent substrates in the high-density configuration.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 15, 2012
    Publication date: August 15, 2013
    Applicant: Varian Semiconductor Equipment Associates, Inc.
    Inventors: Paul Forderhase, Julian Blake, William Weaver
  • Publication number: 20130154460
    Abstract: A method and apparatus are disclosed for conveying at least one item of media. The apparatus includes a user interface comprising a media port and a user display. The apparatus also includes a shuttle carriage supporting a presentation platform and movable along a shuttle drive rail between a first end region thereof in which the presentation platform can be aligned at the media port and a further end region in which the presentation platform can be selectively aligned with a selected one of a plurality of possible handling ports of a multi-media station.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 20, 2011
    Publication date: June 20, 2013
    Applicant: NCR Corporation
    Inventors: Roderick George Paterson, Michael Clayton
  • Publication number: 20130100596
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, a television apparatus includes a panel unit, a support base, and a plurality of slide support mechanisms. The panel unit includes a front panel arranged in front of a display panel. The support base supports the display panel. The slide support mechanisms are attached to the support base to slidably support the panel unit. The slide support mechanisms includes an elastic bush and a combined member. A through portion is formed in the elastic bush. The elastic bush has a circumference portion attached to one of the support base and the panel unit. The combined member is combined with the other of the panel unit and the support base via a combining portion passing through the through portion, and holds the elastic bush with the other of the panel unit and the support base.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 11, 2012
    Publication date: April 25, 2013
    Applicant: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA
    Inventor: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
  • Publication number: 20130069510
    Abstract: Methods and systems for retaining jewelry and other objects in an organizer having a plurality of panels configured as rectangular frames. The organizer is configured as stand-up a cabinet for retaining the panels, each configured with a retaining mechanism. The cabinet may be configured with one or more storage drawers, that may be separate or integral to the please retaining cabinet. The stand-up a cabinet may is configured such that the panels are rotatably mounted to allow the user to view each side of the panels. Each panel is configured with a plurality or racks and/or mesh sheets for mounting the user's items. Although the devices, system and method of storage re generally directed to retaining jewelry other items such that the product is not limited by the embodiments described herein.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 20, 2011
    Publication date: March 21, 2013
    Inventor: Elizabeth Jill Wexler
  • Publication number: 20130063006
    Abstract: A panel assembly includes a panel, a first mounting part and a second mounting part. The first mounting part and the second mounting part each include buckling pieces. Part of buckling pieces are moveable mounted on the first mounting part for mounting the first mounting part on a side of a cabinet. The another buckling pieces are immovable mounted on the second mounting part for mounting the second mounting part on an opposite side of the cabinet. When the buckling pieces of the first mounting part are in a free state, the buckling pieces of the first mounting part are attached on the other one of the two opposite sidewalls of the cabinet. When the buckling pieces of the first mounting part are pushed to move towards the second mounting part, the first mounting part are detached from the other one of the two opposite sidewalls of the cabinet.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 17, 2012
    Publication date: March 14, 2013
    Applicants: HON HAI PRECISION INDUSTRY CO., LTD., HONG FU JIN PRECISION INDUSTRY (ShenZhen) CO.,LTD.
    Inventor: YA-ZHONG LI
  • Publication number: 20130049559
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a door for a domestic appliance, in particular for a cooking oven. The door comprises two door columns (10) on the left hand side and on the right hand side of the door, an outer door panel (12) at the outer sides of the door columns (10), an inner door panel (14) at the inner sides of the door columns (10), and a cover frame (16) for covering the top sides of the door columns (10) and the inner door panel (14). In a mounted state the cover frame (16) is fastened on the door columns (10), and the inner door panel (14) is clamped by the cover frame (16). In an intermediate state the cover frame (16) is fastened at the door columns (10) in another position as in the mounted state, so that the inner door panel (14) is removable from the inner sides of the door columns (10). Further, the present invention relates to a corresponding domestic appliance with at least one door.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 11, 2011
    Publication date: February 28, 2013
    Applicant: ELECTROLUX HOME PRODUCTS CORPORATION N.V.
    Inventors: Erhardt Koitzsch, Gerhard Schaff, Dietmar Hildner, Branko Ivanovic
  • Patent number: 8377697
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides test strip carriers for insertion into test strip vials and methods of making the same. Also provided are test strip vials including test strip carriers, and systems including test strip vials, test strip carriers and analytical test strips. The test strip carriers of the present disclosure are capable of engaging with the caps of test strip vials and thereby facilitating the retrieval of one or more test strips from the test strip vials upon opening of the test strip vials.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 12, 2012
    Date of Patent: February 19, 2013
    Assignee: Abbott Diabetes Care Inc.
    Inventors: Christopher Myles, Cherie Bulala
  • Publication number: 20130033161
    Abstract: A sliding mechanism includes a first frame provided with a rail having a sliding direction that changes; a second frame that slides along the rail; a link that is mounted on the rail and the second frame and rotates to change a tilt angle of the first frame with respect to the second frame; a first stopper that regulates the rotation of the link; and a second stopper that regulates the rotation of the link from a direction different from that of the first stopper.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 7, 2011
    Publication date: February 7, 2013
    Applicant: NEC CORPORATION
    Inventor: Takeharu Kitagawa
  • Publication number: 20130028690
    Abstract: Provided are an apparatus and method for treating a substrate. More particularly, an apparatus and method for treating a substrate through a supercritical process are provided. The apparatus includes a housing having an entrance in a side thereof and providing a space for performing a process, a door for opening and closing the entrance, and a support member disposed on the door to receive a substrate thereon.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 27, 2012
    Publication date: January 31, 2013
    Applicant: SEMES CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Joo Jib Park, Woo Young Kim, Oh Jin Kwon, Boong Kim
  • Publication number: 20130021740
    Abstract: A latching system includes a removable chassis having at least one enclosure coupling feature that is operable to engage an enclosure to house the removable chassis in the enclosure. A moveable component is moveably coupled to the removable chassis. A latch is coupled to the removable chassis. The latch is operable to engage the moveable component when the removable chassis is not housed in the enclosure such that the moveable component is restricted from moving relative to the removable chassis. The latch is operable to disengage the moveable component in response to the removable chassis being housed in the enclosure such that the moveable component is not restricted from moving relative to the removable chassis. The latching system allows the removable chassis to be carried around outside the enclosure without movement of the moveable component, while also allowing the moveable component to move when the removable component is housed in the enclosure.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 22, 2011
    Publication date: January 24, 2013
    Applicant: DELL PRODUCTS L.P.
    Inventors: Karl I. Hamand, Zachary A. Cravens
  • Patent number: 8344670
    Abstract: The invention relates to a retraction device for a movable piece of furniture, having a pulling means windable on a roll, and an electric motor is provided for driving the roll. The retraction device also has a coupling for releasably connecting the movable piece of furniture to the electric drive, and the coupling has a first coupling part for fastening to the movable piece of furniture and a second coupling part connected to the pulling means. The first coupling part has an opening for at least the partial acceptance of the second coupling part. A locking mechanism is provided by which the first coupling part can be connected to the second coupling part in at least two different positions, and the second coupling part is located at different depths in the opening in the two different positions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 21, 2009
    Date of Patent: January 1, 2013
    Assignee: Julius Blum GmbH
    Inventor: Simon Gassner
  • Patent number: 8308173
    Abstract: A portable voting booth having multiple voting stations or trays combined with a single voting cart. The voting cart includes portable voting booth trays that can be deployed from the voting cart with privacy shields that are formed integral and can be erected for privacy. Voting trays are placed at various levels to accommodate individuals of various heights, including individuals utilizing wheelchairs while also providing a compact storage configuration. Beneath the retractable voting stations is an area for storage of voting materials, allowing the materials to be assembled in a remote location and sealed within the utility cart for storage. The cart then can be moved to the particular locations for the voting procedure. Upon completion of the voting process the cart can be resealed with the cast ballots. Tracking systems are optionally employed to track the cart and/or contents of the cart.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 27, 2011
    Date of Patent: November 13, 2012
    Assignee: Naztec International Group, LLC
    Inventor: Mohamed Pazhoor
  • Publication number: 20120267499
    Abstract: A carrier apparatus for a medical device in a medical treatment facility includes a device holder that is configured to hold a medical device and a container that is configured to receive the device holder with a medical device, such that the device holder can move between an upper resting position in the container and a lower operating position in which a medical device held by the device holder can be used by medical staff.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 27, 2012
    Publication date: October 25, 2012
    Inventors: Omid Abri, Stephan Schrader, Thorsten Karge, Julian Verkin
  • Publication number: 20120248953
    Abstract: An exemplary suspension apparatus for suspending built-in equipment is provided. The suspension apparatus includes a fixing plate having a main plate and a recessed portion formed at the main plate, and a rotator rotatably engaged with the fixing plate. The rotator includes an engagement head and a connection pole; the engagement head is received in the recessed portion of the fixing plate, an end of the connection pole is connected to the engagement head, and an opposite end of the connection pole is a suspended end for suspending the built-in equipment.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 21, 2011
    Publication date: October 4, 2012
    Applicants: HON HAI PRECISION INDUSTRY CO., LTD., FU TAI HUA INDUSTRY (SHENZHEN) CO., LTD.
    Inventors: CHE-YU CHOU, QUN HUANG, TAI-SHAN ZHU, TAO JIANG, YUE-PING LIU, JUN-LIANG ZHANG, JIAN-BIN ZHOU, WEI-WEI YU, ZHI-JUN SHI, HAI-QIAN GE, YA-PING GU, WEN-CHIH LAN
  • Patent number: 8277001
    Abstract: A storage unit (10) for electronic devices that comprises an openable housing and a mounting system (40) for receiving and retaining one or more electronic devices within the housing. The mounting system (40) has a hinging assembly (44) that supports two or more brackets (42), each bracket being arranged to receive and retain one or more electronic devices and being hingedly moveable relative to any other bracket by virtue of the hinging assembly to thereby enable access to the bracket for the installation, maintenance or removal of an electronic device or devices.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 13, 2007
    Date of Patent: October 2, 2012
    Assignee: Thureon Limited
    Inventors: Ross Albert Vincent, Darren Gregory Smith, Robbie David Wells
  • Publication number: 20120218065
    Abstract: An enclosure for electrical equipment is provided. The enclosure includes a frame, a first plate, and a first member coupled to the frame and configured to receive the first plate. The first plate is configured to receive a transformer, movable between a first position and a second position, at least partially supported by the first member when the first plate is in the first position, and offset from the first member when the first plate is in the second position.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 28, 2011
    Publication date: August 30, 2012
    Inventor: Joseph P. Gerovac
  • Publication number: 20120217851
    Abstract: A laundry treatment apparatus may facilitate input and removal of laundry items. The laundry treatment apparatus may include a door which may selectively open and close an opening into a receiving space formed in a cabinet in which laundry items may be received for treatment. The door may serve as a laundry guide when positioned at an angle relative to the cabinet so as to guide laundry items into the receiving space, and may serve as a shelf to support laundry items thereon when positioned at another angle relative to the cabinet.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 24, 2012
    Publication date: August 30, 2012
    Inventors: Sanghun BAE, Jeongyun Kim, Hongjun Cho, Hyunwoo Noh, Yongcheol Jin, Seungphyo Ahn, Donghyun Kim
  • Publication number: 20120217854
    Abstract: A support device includes a base, a fitting portion, a first holding portion and a second holding portion. The fitting portion, to which a portable device is fitted, is provided in the base, the fitting portion includes a support surface that supports the portable device and a side surface continuous with the support surface. The first holding portion is provided at a first distance from the support surface and fixed to the side surface. The second holding portion is provided at a second distance from the support surface and is projected from and retracted into the side surface, the second distance being smaller than the first distance.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 22, 2012
    Publication date: August 30, 2012
    Applicant: FUJITSU LIMITED
    Inventor: Yoshiharu ISHIDA
  • Patent number: 8236254
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides test strip carriers for insertion into test strip vials and methods of making the same. Also provided are test strip vials including test strip carriers, and systems including test strip vials, test strip carriers and analytical test strips. The test strip carriers of the present disclosure are capable of engaging with the caps of test strip vials and thereby facilitating the retrieval of one or more test strips from the test strip vials upon opening of the test strip vials.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 14, 2009
    Date of Patent: August 7, 2012
    Assignee: Abbott Diabetes Care Inc.
    Inventors: Christopher Myles, Cherie Bulala
  • Publication number: 20120194049
    Abstract: The present invention provides a cabinet for housing electronic equipment, the cabinet comprising two generally parallel side walls and a door moveable between a closed position and a fully open position; wherein the distance between the door and each of the side panels is greater when the door is in the fully open position than the distance between the door and each of the side panels when the door is in the closed position, and also wherein the orientation of the door with respect to the plane of each of the side doors is generally the same in the fully open position as it is in the closed position.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 20, 2010
    Publication date: August 2, 2012
    Applicant: USYSTEMS LIMITED
    Inventor: Michael Charles Alfred Cook
  • Publication number: 20120169192
    Abstract: A hospitality environment item, namely, interchangeable decorative panels that include laminates and their placement on underbar furniture/equipment. The decorative panels may each have their own laminate finish. Flanges attached to the underbar furniture/equipment extend to conceal edges of the decorative panels and extend over a peripheral region of the face of the decorative panel. The decorative panels have holes arranged to allow draw-pull handles to be secured to a drawer/door and a lock to penetrate into the drawer/door. Other decorative panels have holes that allow light to shine through from lights in backsplash sections.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 27, 2011
    Publication date: July 5, 2012
    Inventor: Lee Simon