With Radio Cabinet Patents (Class 343/702)
  • Patent number: 10355346
    Abstract: A novel geometry, the geometry of Space-Filling Curves (SFC) is defined in the present invention and it is used to shape a part of an antenna. By means of this novel technique, the size of the antenna can be reduced with respect to prior art, or alternatively, given a fixed size the antenna can operate at a lower frequency with respect to a conventional antenna of the same size.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 29, 2016
    Date of Patent: July 16, 2019
    Assignee: Fractus, S.A.
    Inventors: Carles Puente Baliarda, Edouard Jean Louis Rozan, Jaume Anguera Pros
  • Patent number: 10355344
    Abstract: An electronic device such as a wristwatch may be provided with a wireless local area network (WLAN) transceiver, satellite receiver, and cellular transceiver. A first antenna may include a radiating slot between a conductive housing wall and a display module. A second antenna may include conductive structures that radiate through a rear face of the device. The WLAN transceiver and the satellite receiver may be coupled to the first antenna. A switch may be coupled between the cellular transceiver and the first and second antennas. Control circuitry may adjust the switch to route signals between the cellular transceiver and a selected one of the first and second antennas based on wireless performance metric data so that the antenna exhibiting superior wireless performance at cellular telephone frequencies is used for cellular telephone communications regardless of environmental conditions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 23, 2018
    Date of Patent: July 16, 2019
    Assignee: Apple Inc.
    Inventors: Andrea Ruaro, Carlo Di Nallo, Dimitrios Papantonis, Eduardo Jorge Da Costa Bras Lima, Jayesh Nath, Jiaxiao Niu, Mario Martinis, Mattia Pascolini, Zheyu Wang
  • Patent number: 10347970
    Abstract: An instrument includes a housing that defines a handle for a user of the instrument, and a circuit disposed within the housing, the circuit being configured to implement wireless communications. The housing includes a conductive shaft. The circuit is electrically connected to the conductive shaft such that the conductive shaft is configured as an antenna element for the wireless communications or as a ground plane for the antenna element.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 21, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 9, 2019
    Assignee: Microsoft Technology Licensing, LLC
    Inventor: Nahal Niakan
  • Patent number: 10347988
    Abstract: The present embodiments disclose a wireless mobile device, including a metal frame, a circuit board disposed in the metal frame, where there is a slot between at least one side edge of the circuit board and the metal frame, a first grounding point is connected to the circuit board and the metal frame, a second grounding point is connected to the circuit board and the metal frame, and a feeding point is located between the first grounding point and the second grounding point and is connected to the circuit board and the metal frame; and each antenna open-circuit stub suspends in space on an outer side of the circuit board, one end is connected to the metal frame by crossing the slot, and a connection point of the antenna open-circuit stub and metal frame is located between the feeding point and the second grounding point.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 31, 2014
    Date of Patent: July 9, 2019
    Assignee: Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Hanyang Wang, Hongyu Wang, Huiliang Xu, Shuwen Lyu, Chien-Ming Lee, Lei Wang, Lina Chen
  • Patent number: 10340580
    Abstract: Foldable wireless electronic devices that communicate wirelessly are provided that can attenuate the cavity modes created when the devices are folded. The electronic devices may utilize prescribed housing dimensions, ohmic contacts, and capacitive coupling to attenuate the cavity modes. There may be minimal impact on the industrial design of the devices. The radiation efficiency and VSWR of the antennas of the electronic devices may not be degraded. Also, the frequency of the cavity modes may be controlled such that the cavity modes are resonated out of frequencies of interest, and the severity and occurrence of RF energy absorption may be attenuated or eliminated. Users of the foldable wireless electronic devices may have increased satisfaction as the devices may perform better while still having desirable aesthetics and appearance.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 22, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 2, 2019
    Assignee: MOTOROLA MOBILITY LLC
    Inventors: Juan Manuel Martinez, Matthew J. Slater, Eric Le Roy Krenz
  • Patent number: 10340591
    Abstract: An antenna system with a bridged ground plane includes a printed circuit board, a first ground plane, a bridge, an antenna radiating element, an antenna connection, and at least one electronic component. The first ground plane is coupled to a first face of the printed circuit board. The bridge couples the first ground plane to the second ground plane. The antenna radiating element is coupled to the second ground plane via the antenna connection. The electronic component or components are coupled to a second face of the printed circuit board.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 29, 2014
    Date of Patent: July 2, 2019
    Assignee: Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P.
    Inventors: Chang-Cheng Hsieh, Hung-Wen Cheng, Leo Joseph Gerten
  • Patent number: 10340588
    Abstract: As such, in the disclosure, a slit is formed in a side plate. The slit has an opening in the upper end surface of the side plate. The opening has a width which is smaller than a thickness of the side plate and enables to correspond to a thickness t of the substrate and a length which enables to correspond to a length a of one side of the substrate. An RF antenna module is housed in the slit formed in the side plate of the housing to be accommodated in the housing by inserting the one side of the substrate through the opening of the slit, which is formed in the upper end surface of the side plate, and inserting the substrate into the slit by an amount equal to or larger than a length of another side of the substrate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 11, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 2, 2019
    Assignee: MURATA MANUFACTURING CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Kaoru Sudo, Ryuken Mizunuma, Masayuki Nakajima, Masanori Tsuji
  • Patent number: 10340592
    Abstract: An electronic device is provided. The electronic device includes a first antenna configured to transmit and receive signals of a plurality of frequency bands, and a second antenna disposed at an area adjacent to the first antenna. The first antenna includes a first wireless communication circuit, a first radiator, a first feeding part configured to connect the first wireless communication circuit to the first radiator, a first ground part configured to be connected to one end of the first radiator, a switching circuit configured to be connected to the first radiator in an area adjacent to the second antenna, at least one frequency band element in which a first end is connected to the switching circuit and a second end is connected to the first ground part, and at least one isolation element configured to connect the first radiator to the ground part in the area adjacent to the second antenna.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 31, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 2, 2019
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd
    Inventors: Ho Jung Nam, Min Cheol Seo, Hae Yeon Kim, Se Hyun Park
  • Patent number: 10333221
    Abstract: An antenna element includes a feed probe, an insulating sleeve, and a reflecting cavity. The reflecting cavity is formed by an inner concave of an outer side of the metal frame of the metal back cover. The reflecting cavity includes a first wall and a second wall. One end of the feed probe is connected with the first wall. The middle of the feed probe is connected with the second wall through an insulating sleeve, and the other end of the feed probe is connected with a signal feeder line. The present invention also provides an RF frontend system which includes the above mentioned antenna system. Through an architecture which includes a feed probe and a reflecting cavity, the present invention realizes that the 5G antenna is arranged at the sides of the mobile terminal. Therefore the 5G antenna can coexist with 3G, 4G, GPS, WIFI and other antennas.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 5, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 25, 2019
    Assignees: SPEEDLINK TECHNOLOGY INC., HUIZHOU SPEED WIRELESS TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Bin Yu, Kang Yang
  • Patent number: 10333211
    Abstract: An electronic device is provided. The electronic device includes an outer housing that comprises a first surface facing a first direction, a second surface facing a second direction opposite to the first direction, and a side surface surrounding a space between the first surface and the second surface, a display adapted to expose at least a portion of the display through the first surface of the outer housing, a PCB arranged between the second surface and the display in an interior of the outer housing, a communication circuit arranged on or over the PCB, a first conductive structure formed of at least one of the first surface or at least a portion of the side surface is electrically connected to the communication circuit, and a second conductive structure formed of the portion of the display electrically connected to the first conductive structure.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 9, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 25, 2019
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Tae Young Kim, In Young Lee, Sang Hoon Choi, Woo Suk Kang, Jae Won Choe, Jae Bong Chun
  • Patent number: 10333199
    Abstract: A handheld electronic device may be provided that contains a conductive housing and other conductive elements. The conductive elements may form an antenna ground plane. One or more antennas for the handheld electronic device may be formed from the ground plane and one or more associated antenna resonating elements. Transceiver circuitry may be connected to the resonating elements by transmission lines such as coaxial cables. Ferrules may be crimped to the coaxial cables. A bracket with extending members may be crimped over the ferrules to ground the coaxial cables to the housing and other conductive elements in the ground plane. The ground plane may contain an antenna slot. A dock connector and flex circuit may overlap the slot in a way that does not affect the resonant frequency of the slot. Electrical components may be isolated from the antenna using isolation elements such as inductors and resistors.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 16, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 25, 2019
    Assignee: Apple Inc.
    Inventors: Phillip M. Hobson, Stephen P. Zadesky, Erik L. Wang, Tang Yew Tan, Richard Hung Minh Dinh, Adam D. Mittleman, Kenneth A. Jenks, Robert J. Hill, Robert W. Schlub
  • Patent number: 10331179
    Abstract: The present disclosure discloses an antenna system and a mobile terminal. The antenna system is applied to the mobile terminal and includes a first feeding point, a first millimeter-wave array antenna electrically connected to the first feeding point, a second feeding point, a second millimeter-wave array antenna electrically connected to the second feeding point, a third feeding point, a third millimeter-wave array antenna electrically connected to the third feeding point, a fourth feeding point and a fourth millimeter-wave array antenna electrically connected to the fourth feeding point, which are all arranged on a circuit board. Beams of the first millimeter-wave array antenna cover a space of Z>0; beams of the second millimeter-wave array antenna cover a space of Z<0; beams of the third millimeter-wave array antenna cover a space of X>0; and beams of the fourth millimeter-wave array antenna cover a space of X<0.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 6, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 25, 2019
    Assignee: AAC TECHNOLOGIES PTE. LTD.
    Inventors: Xiaoxue Xia, Chao Wang
  • Patent number: 10327317
    Abstract: A mobile wireless terminal includes a metal casing, a printed wiring board disposed in the metal casing and including a ground conductor thereon, the ground conductor defining a ground plane for both a power supply circuit and an antenna, a capacitor connected to the metal casing and the ground conductor, and an overcurrent protective element connected to the metal casing and the ground conductor and having an operating voltage higher than a maximum instantaneous value of a commercial power supply voltage. A capacitance of the overcurrent protective element may be smaller than a capacitance of the capacitor. The capacitor may be a multilayer ceramic capacitor, and the overcurrent protective element may be a discharge gap overcurrent protective element.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 4, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 18, 2019
    Assignee: MURATA MANUFACTURING CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Tsuyoshi Tokunaga, Kenichi Ishizuka
  • Patent number: 10317898
    Abstract: The present application relates to a remote control and a flying apparatus. The remote control includes a remote control body and a display assembly including a display screen and being rotatably connected to the remote control body, so that the remote control has its own display screen. When the remote control is used, the display screen can be seen by turning the display assembly open, and the operation is relatively convenient. When the remote control is not used, the display assembly is closed, so that the space needed for packing the remote control is relatively small, facilitating carriage of the remote control. The remote control body is disposed separate from the display screen, so that an operation region and a display region do not affect each other, and the display area of the display screen can be configured larger, thereby improving the visual experience of a user.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 30, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 11, 2019
    Assignee: AUTEL ROBOTICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Zhiying Liang, Yongshuia Wang
  • Patent number: 10320068
    Abstract: Embodiments of the present disclosure disclose an antenna, and relate to the field of wireless communications. In the antenna, radiation parts of the antenna are disposed on at least two layers of circuit boards on a printed circuit board: a top layer circuit board and a first layer circuit board, so that lengths of the radiation parts of the antenna are reduced, and space occupied by a printed wire of the antenna on the PCB is reduced. Therefore, reducing a PCB size becomes possible, a size of a terminal using the reduced-size PCB may also be correspondingly reduced, and the terminal may be further miniaturized.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 22, 2014
    Date of Patent: June 11, 2019
    Assignee: HUAWEI TECHNOLOGIES CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Chen Zhang, Jianming Gao, Yibo Chen, Bing Liu
  • Patent number: 10320058
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides a portable electronic device and a back cover assembly thereof. The back cover assembly includes a substrate structure and a coil structure. The substrate structure includes a metal substrate and a first non-metal substrate connected with the metal substrate. The coil structure is matched with an IC chip for generating an antenna magnetic field that passes through the first non-metal substrate without matching with the metal substrate. The coil structure has a first coil portion and a second coil portion connected to the first coil portion, the first coil portion is disposed above the metal substrate, the second coil portion is disposed above the first non-metal substrate, and the percentage of the first coil portion to the coil structure is larger than that the percentage of the second coil portion to the coil structure.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 21, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 11, 2019
    Assignee: INPAQ TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Po-Kai Hsu, Chih-Ming Su
  • Patent number: 10320052
    Abstract: A wireless device includes a broadband router comprising first and second transceivers, a base and a flexible neck having an elongated body and a first end connected to the broadband router and a second end connected to the base. The flexible neck bends and twists with ease. The flexible neck supports and retains the broadband router in a selected position in relation to the base. The flexible neck provides a pathway for electrically connecting the broadband router to the base to supply electrical power to the broadband router.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 10, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 11, 2019
    Assignee: Phazr, Inc.
    Inventors: Farooq Khan, Jignesh Patel
  • Patent number: 10320057
    Abstract: In order to provide an antenna technology capable of easily achieving, with a simple structure, a wide bandwidth in which wireless communication can be performed, an antenna device is provided with a feed antenna element, and a parasitic antenna element. The feed antenna element is provided on a circuit board, and is electrically coupled to a power supply that is provided on the circuit board. The parasitic antenna element is electrically coupled to the feed antenna element. The parasitic antenna element has a grounding portion. The grounding portion is electrically coupled to a ground layer via an inductive element, said ground layer being formed on the circuit board and having a reference potential.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 11, 2015
    Date of Patent: June 11, 2019
    Assignee: NEC PLATFORMS, LTD.
    Inventor: Ken Miura
  • Patent number: 10314204
    Abstract: An electronic device, such as a set top box comprises an enclosure that houses a circuit board having a peripheral edge positioned in the set top box. A heat sink has orientation features on its periphery that contact and orient the circuit board. Further, the heat sink has positioning tabs at a leading edge that contact a control surface on a rear wall of the set top box enclosure and orients the heat sink within the set top box. Antenna assemblies are positioned in corners of the set top box enclosure and adjacent to one of the vertically oriented walls, wherein the antenna assemblies are positioned outside the peripheral edge of the circuit board and the periphery of the heat sink.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 12, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 4, 2019
    Assignee: INTERDIGITAL CE PATENT HOLDINGS
    Inventors: Darin Bradley Ritter, Mickey Jay Hunt, Kevin Michael Williams
  • Patent number: 10312585
    Abstract: An antenna device for a mobile terminal as well as a mobile terminal is provided. The antenna device includes: a plurality of antennas; a mainboard comprising a plurality of feed sources that are connected with the plurality of antennas respectively; a metal battery cover comprising a plurality of first ground points; and a plurality of first connecting members configured to connect the plurality of first ground points with a plurality of second ground points of the mainboard respectively, in which the plurality of second ground points correspond to the plurality of feed sources respectively.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 4, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 4, 2019
    Assignee: GUANGDONG OPPO MOBILE TELECOMMUNICATIONS CORP., LTD.
    Inventor: Qing Wu
  • Patent number: 10311351
    Abstract: Embodiments are directed to a Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) integrated circuit (IC) having a first circuit block electrically coupled to first and second antenna contacts. The first antenna contact is disposed on a first surface of the IC and the second antenna contact is disposed on a second surface of the IC different from the first surface. A substrate of the RFID IC, or a portion of the IC substrate, electrically couples the first circuit block to at least one of the first and second antenna contacts. The IC includes one or more interfaces or barrier regions that at least partially electrically isolate the first circuit block from the rest of the IC substrate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 12, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 4, 2019
    Assignee: Impinj, Inc.
    Inventors: Christopher J. Diorio, Ronald L. Koepp, Harley K. Heinrich, Theron Stanford, Ronald A. Oliver
  • Patent number: 10310557
    Abstract: A mobile device protecting cover capable of storing a touch pen includes a touch pen slot and an insertion port disposed on the back side of the protecting cover. The touch pen slot has a press switch button disposed on an inner side wall for pressing the touch pen, and the inner side wall has a groove configured to be corresponsive to the press switch button, and extended from the insertion port as a starting end towards the other end of the touch pen slot. The protecting cover is used to cover a mobile phone or a tablet PC and insert the touch pen into the touch pen slot. When the touch pen is inserted or removed, the structure of the groove and the inner side wall achieves main effect of turning on or off the power by the touch pen.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 17, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 4, 2019
    Inventor: Mao-Sung Wu
  • Patent number: 10312574
    Abstract: Systems, methods, and devices for reducing specific absorption rate (SAR) for an antenna are disclosed. An example method includes determining a location of a hotspot on a surface of the antenna, the hotspot comprising an area of increased SAR above a predetermined limit. The method further includes introducing a recess in the surface of the antenna at a recess location, the recess location based on the location and frequency characteristics of the hotspot. Example systems and devices include a surface forming an antenna structure and a recess in the surface of the antenna at a recess location, wherein the recess location would be a hotspot when the surface of the antenna is not recessed, the hotspot comprising an area of increased SAR above a predetermined limit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 6, 2015
    Date of Patent: June 4, 2019
    Assignee: ARLO Technologies, Inc.
    Inventors: Chih-Chuan (Jorg) Yen, Alan Pasion
  • Patent number: 10312571
    Abstract: An electronic device may be provided with wireless circuitry. The wireless circuitry may include multiple antennas and transceiver circuitry. The antenna structures at a first end of the electronic device may include an inverted-F antenna resonating element for a first antenna formed from portions of a peripheral conductive electronic device housing structure and an antenna ground that is separated from the antenna resonating element by a gap. The inverted-F antenna resonating element arm may have a first end adjacent a first dielectric-filled gap and an opposing second end adjacent a second dielectric-filled gap. A second antenna may include an additional antenna resonating element arm and the antenna ground. A second end of the additional antenna resonating element arm may be interposed between the first dielectric-filled gap and a first end of the additional antenna resonating element arm. This type of arrangement may ensure the first and second antennas are isolated.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 11, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 4, 2019
    Assignee: Apple Inc.
    Inventors: Jennifer M. Edwards, Yijun Zhou, Yiren Wang, Hao Xu, Mattia Pascolini
  • Patent number: 10305168
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to an antenna assembly and an electronic device in the field of antennas. The antenna assembly includes: a first antenna, a second antenna and a metal frame. The metal frame includes: a metal plate; and a first side frame, a second side frame, a top frame and a bottom frame which enclose the metal plate. The first antenna is connected to a first radiation part of the bottom frame via a first connection point, the first radiation part being connected to the first side frame which is separated from the metal plate by a slot. The second antenna is connected to a second radiation part of the bottom frame via a second connection point, the second radiation part being disconnected from the first radiation part and the second side frame.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 25, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 28, 2019
    Assignee: Beijing Xiaomi Mobile Software Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Wendong Liu, Wei Kuang, Xu Zhang
  • Patent number: 10306029
    Abstract: There is disclosed a mobile terminal including: a display; a middle frame including a supporting portion and a side portion provided around the supporting portion to define a lateral external appearance; a main board including a ground; a first wireless communication unit configured to transceive a first signal; a second wireless communication unit configured to transceive a second signal; and a rear case configured to cover a rear surface of the main board, wherein the side portion includes a plurality of conductive members of which ends are divided into slits, and the plurality of the conductive members includes a common antenna electrically connectable with the first wireless communication unit and the second wireless communication unit and configured to receive the first signal and the second signal; and an independent antenna electrically connectable with the first wireless communication unit and configured to receive the first signal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 28, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 28, 2019
    Assignee: LG ELECTRONICS INC.
    Inventors: Kyoungsun Hwang, Moonsoo Song, Yoonjae Won, Deuksu Choi, Chisang You
  • Patent number: 10303219
    Abstract: This is directed to an electronic device enclosure. The enclosure includes an outer periphery member forming an outer surface of a device, and to which an internal platform is connected. Electronic device components can be assembled to one or both surfaces of the internal platform. The enclosure can include front and back cover assemblies assembled to the opposite surfaces of the outer periphery member to retain electronic device components. One or both of the cover assembles can include a window through which display circuitry can provide content to a user of the device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 8, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 28, 2019
    Assignee: APPLE INC.
    Inventors: Scott A. Myers, Matthew Theobald, Richard Heley, Adam Stagnaro, Richard Hung Minh Dinh, David A. Pakula, Tang Yew Tan
  • Patent number: 10305170
    Abstract: An electronic device is provided. The electronic device includes a housing, a wireless communication circuit, a first antenna radiator electrically connected with a first ground, a second antenna radiator electrically connected with a second ground, a feeding unit that feeds at least one of the first antenna radiator or the second antenna radiator, and a first switch that operates at a first connection state where the feeding unit and the first antenna radiator are electrically connected to each other, at a second connection state where the feeding unit and the second antenna are electrically connected to each other, or at a third connection state where the feeding unit and the first antenna radiator are connected to each other and the feeding unit and the second antenna radiator are electrically connected to each other, based on a first control signal from the wireless communication circuit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 1, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 28, 2019
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Yong Soo Kwak, Gyu Sub Kim, Hae Yeon Kim, Se Hyun Park, Kyung Il Seo, Jung Hoon Seo, Dong Min Shin, Ui Chul Jeong, Jin Woo Jung, Young Jun Cho
  • Patent number: 10305181
    Abstract: An antenna is provided. The antenna includes a first radiator, a second radiator, a current feeder configured to supply power to at least one of the first radiator and the second radiator, and an adjuster configured to adjust transceiving directions of electromagnetic waves transmitted and received to and from the first radiator and the second radiator to be perpendicular to each other.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 20, 2014
    Date of Patent: May 28, 2019
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Won-bin Hong, Kwang-hyun Baek, Young-ju Lee
  • Patent number: 10305172
    Abstract: An electronic device may be provided with wireless circuitry. The wireless circuitry may include one or more antennas and transceiver circuitry such as millimeter wave transceiver circuitry. The antennas may be formed from metal traces on a printed circuit. The printed circuit may be a stacked printed circuit including multiple stacked substrates. Metal traces may form an array of patch antennas, Yagi antennas, and other antennas. Antenna signals associated with the antennas may pass through an inactive area in a display and through a dielectric-filled slot in a metal housing for the electronic device. Waveguide structures may be used to guide antenna signals within interior portions of the electronic device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 12, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 28, 2019
    Assignee: Apple Inc.
    Inventors: Basim H. Noori, Boon W. Shiu, Kevin M. Marks, Matthew A. Mow, Mattia Pascolini, Ming-Ju Tsai, Ruben Caballero, Yuehui Ouyang, Khan Salam
  • Patent number: 10297902
    Abstract: An electronic device may have wireless circuitry with antennas. An antenna resonating element arm for an antenna may be formed from peripheral conductive structures running along the edges of a device housing. Elongated conductive members may longitudinally divide openings between the peripheral conductive housing structures and the ground. The elongated conductive members may extend from an internal ground to outer ends of the elongated conductive members that are located adjacent to the gaps. Transmission lines may extend along the elongated conductive members to antenna feeds at the outer ends. The elongated conductive members may form open slots that serve as slot antenna resonating elements for the antenna.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 14, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 21, 2019
    Assignee: Apple Inc.
    Inventors: Nanbo Jin, Anand Lakshmanan, Enrique Ayala Vazquez, Erica J. Tong, Hongfei Hu, Matthew A. Mow, Mattia Pascolini, Ming-Ju Tsai
  • Patent number: 10297901
    Abstract: A wireless terminal is disclosed. The wireless terminal includes a first antenna, a second antenna, a printed circuit board, a bracket, and a resonator, where the first antenna is located at one side of the printed circuit board, the second antenna is located at another side of the printed circuit board, the printed circuit board functions as a metal ground of the first antenna and the second antenna, the resonator is located on the bracket, a ground point of the resonator is located on the printed circuit board, and a clearance exists between the resonator and the printed circuit board, the bracket is plastic bracket.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 6, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 21, 2019
    Assignee: Huawei Device Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Liang Zhao, Hanyang Wang, Qing Liu, Huiliang Xu, Yi Fan, Yao Lan, Zhongying Long, Dongxing Tu
  • Patent number: 10297903
    Abstract: The disclosure relates generally to a broadband antenna element with a reflecting cavity, which includes a metal frame, a feeder line, a feed screw, a pillar and an insulating sleeve. The reflecting cavity is formed by the inner concave of the outer side of the metal frame. The reflecting cavity includes the first wall and the second wall distributed from bottom to top. The first wall, the pillar, the second wall and the feeder line are arranged orderly and are connected with the feed screw. The pillar and the feed screw are connected by screw thread. The feed screw is connected with the second wall through an insulating sleeve. The pillar is a good conductor and under surface of the pillar contacts with the first wall, and the under surface area of the pillar is larger than the upper surface area of the pillar.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 10, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 21, 2019
    Assignees: SPEEDLINK TECHNOLOGY INC., HUIZHOU SPEED WIRELESS TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD
    Inventors: Bin Yu, Xitong Wu, Kang Yang
  • Patent number: 10297904
    Abstract: An antenna system applied in the metal back cover of a 5G mobile terminal contains a metal back cover, a feeder line and at least one antenna element. The metal back cover is composed of a bottom case & a frame. The antenna element is composed of a feed screw, a pillar, a insulating sleeve and a reflecting cavity. The reflecting cavity is formed by the inner concave of the outer side of the metal frame. The reflecting cavity includes the first wall and the second wall distributed from bottom to top. The first wall is a part of the bottom case. The first wall, the pillar, the second wall and the feeder line are arranged orderly and are connected with the feed screw. The pillar and the feed screw are connected by screw thread. The feed screw is connected with the second wall through an insulating sleeve.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 10, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 21, 2019
    Assignees: SPEEDLINK TECHNOLOGY INC., HUIZHOU SPEED WIRELESS TECHNOLOGY CO., lTD
    Inventors: Bin Yu, Xitong Wu, Kang Yang
  • Patent number: 10299090
    Abstract: A field bus device for detecting an operating state of an automation device includes: a sensor for acquiring sensor data which indicate an operating state of the automation device; a controller configured to generate a signalling information based at least in part on the acquired sensor data; and a wireless communication interface configured to receive a request to transmit the generated signalling information via a wireless communication network and to emit the generated signalling information via the wireless communication network in response to the reception of the request.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 20, 2016
    Date of Patent: May 21, 2019
    Assignee: Phoenix Contact GmbH & Co. KG
    Inventor: Michael Linne
  • Patent number: 10290922
    Abstract: An electronic device is disclosed, where the electronic device is provided with a metal frame, the electronic device further includes an antenna feeding point, an antenna ground, a feeding branch, a grounding branch, an antenna resonance arm, a variable capacitor, and a control circuit. The antenna resonance arm is a part of the metal frame after segmentation, the antenna feeding point is disposed on the feeding branch, a first connection portion and a second connection portion are disposed on the antenna resonance arm, the feeding branch is disposed between the second connection portion and the antenna ground, the grounding branch is disposed between the first connection portion and the antenna ground, the variable capacitor is disposed on the feeding branch, the variable capacitor is disposed between the antenna feeding point and the second connection portion, and the control circuit is configured to adjust a capacitance of the variable capacitor.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 4, 2015
    Date of Patent: May 14, 2019
    Assignee: HUAWEI DEVICE CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Jianming Li, Kun Feng, Xuefei Zhang, Hanyang Wang
  • Patent number: 10291834
    Abstract: A dual-camera module assembly includes a first flexible printed circuit (FPC), a second FPC, a first camera module and a second camera module. The first FPC includes a first body and a first connecting end, the first body being connected to the first camera module. The second FPC includes a second body, and an extension portion and a second connecting end sequentially extending from the second body, the second body being connected to the second camera module, the extension portion and the first body are arranged in a superposition manner. The first connecting end and the second connecting end are connected to a main circuit board. A smallest one of distances from the first connecting end to an antenna clearance zone of the main circuit board and distances from the second connecting end to the antenna clearance zone is greater than or equal to a predetermined value.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 17, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 14, 2019
    Assignee: GUANGDONG OPPO MOBILE TELECOMMUNICATIONS CORP., LTD.
    Inventors: Yi Wei, Yong Li
  • Patent number: 10290941
    Abstract: An electronic device may have a display in a housing with a metal wall. An antenna may have an antenna ground formed from the wall and an antenna resonating element. Transceiver circuitry may be coupled to an antenna feed that extends between the antenna resonating element and the antenna ground. A return path may extend between the antenna resonating element and the antenna ground in parallel with the feed. The antenna resonating element may have segments that are coupled by a frequency dependent filter. At a first frequency, the filter may have a low impedance so that the antenna resonating element has a first effectively length. At a second frequency that is greater than the first frequency, the filter may have a high impedance so that the antenna resonating element has a second effective length that is shorter than the first effective length.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 27, 2016
    Date of Patent: May 14, 2019
    Assignee: Apple Inc.
    Inventors: Erdinc Irci, Carlo Di Nallo, Jayesh Nath, Zheyu Wang, Eduardo Da Costa Bras Lima, Hongfei Hu, Mario Martinis, Mattia Pascolini
  • Patent number: 10290968
    Abstract: A connector assembly connects a coaxial cable, having a first coaxial connector, to a second coaxial connector. The connector assembly includes the coaxial cable conductively connected to a proximal end of the coaxial cable; and an outer housing member having a proximal end and a distal end. The outer housing member includes an internal lumen containing the proximal end of the coaxial cable and at least partially containing the first coaxial connector; a concavity at the proximal end of the outer housing member, wherein the concavity includes an opening that is contiguous with the internal lumen; and a first interlocking connector element in the concavity. The connector assembly further includes at least one sealing body within the internal lumen of the outer housing member, the at least one sealing body forming a watertight seal between the housing and the cable, and a resilient compressible surface surrounding the first coaxial connector.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 30, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 14, 2019
    Assignee: Neptune Technology Group
    Inventors: Damon Lloyd Patton, Steven Christopher Wolfe, Randall McClay Stoves
  • Patent number: 10283858
    Abstract: An antenna for a terminal includes: a metal frame surrounding four sides of the terminal, a circuit board positioned within the metal frame and at least two radiation units arranged on the circuit board. The metal frame includes a bottom frame and a side frame defined by two breaking joints disposed on a side of the metal frame. A signal feed point is arranged on the circuit board, the signal feed point is connected with the bottom frame through a first radiation unit. At least two first grounding points are also arranged on the circuit board, the at least two first grounding points are positioned on one side of the signal feed point, the at least two first grounding points are connected with the bottom frame through a second radiation unit, and the bottom frame is configured to generate low-frequency resonance.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 29, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 7, 2019
    Assignee: Beijing Xiaomi Mobile Software Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Zonglin Xue, Linchuan Wang, Xiaofeng Xiong
  • Patent number: 10283844
    Abstract: An electronic device may include a metal housing and a distributed loop antenna. The antenna may include a dielectric carrier. The antenna may include a distributed loop antenna resonating element that extends around the carrier and a loop antenna feed element on the carrier. Portions of the feed element and loop antenna resonating element may be formed from the housing. The feed element may be directly fed and may indirectly feed the distributed loop antenna resonating element via near field electromagnetic coupling. The loop antenna resonating element may include a conductive sheet on the carrier. The conductive sheet and the housing may form a conductive loop path of the loop antenna resonating element. A capacitance may be interposed in the conductive loop path and may be formed by a gap between the conductive sheet and the housing. A speaker driver may be placed within a cavity in the carrier.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 23, 2016
    Date of Patent: May 7, 2019
    Assignee: Apple Inc.
    Inventors: Harish Rajagopalan, Pietro Romano, Rodney A. Gomez Angulo, Mattia Pascolini
  • Patent number: 10283845
    Abstract: The present application provides a housing for an electronic device sub-assembly for use in an electronic device having wireless communication capabilities. The electronic device sub-assembly includes a loop antenna structure having a conductive ground structure, and a conductive loop element separate from the conductive ground structure. The conductive loop element has two ends and a conductive path, which extends between the two ends a distance away from the conductive ground structure. The conductive loop element is coupled to the conductive ground structure at each of the two ends, and the distance that the conductive path of the conductive loop element extends away from the conductive ground structure encloses an area forming a loop which is internal to the loop antenna structure. The electronic device sub-assembly further includes a signal source coupled between the conductive loop element and the conductive ground structure across the loop for applying a drive signal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 28, 2016
    Date of Patent: May 7, 2019
    Assignee: Motorola Mobility LLC
    Inventors: Joshua Boerman, Junsheng Zhao, Md Rashidul Islam, Young Hun Kim
  • Patent number: 10283840
    Abstract: A multi-band WLAN antenna device, comprising a layer of conductive material forming a planar ground plane, having a first side edge in which a first cutout is formed, having an indented cutout edge and first and second connecting edges. A first antenna structure is formed in the cutout, comprising a first member projecting from the first connecting edge and extending parallel to the indented cutout edge. The antenna structure also includes a second member having a first part projecting from a feed point at the indented cutout edge, extending through the first member, and a second part connected to the first part and extending parallel to the first member away from the first connecting edge.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 2, 2016
    Date of Patent: May 7, 2019
    Assignee: INCOAX NETWORKS AB
    Inventor: Carl Karlsson
  • Patent number: 10281883
    Abstract: A wearable electronic device includes a conductive housing, which has a main body and at least a first pair of conductive lugs external to and mechanically coupled to the main body. The main body of the conductive housing forms at least part of an antenna structure that is adapted for at least one of generating or receiving the wireless radio frequency signal. The wearable electronic device further includes a non-conductive pin, which extends between the ends of the conductive lugs, and a use location attachment. The use location attachment includes a plurality of segments, where at least one of the segments, which most closely mechanically couples to the non-conductive pin and the first pair of conductive lugs, is nonconductive, and where other ones of the plurality of segments of the use location attachment are conductive.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 20, 2016
    Date of Patent: May 7, 2019
    Assignee: Motorola Mobility LLC
    Inventors: Istvan J. Szini, Michael Russell, Katherine Coles, Thomas Gitzinger, Toshihiro Fujimura
  • Patent number: 10283849
    Abstract: An antenna device includes: an antenna unit; a radio unit processing a radio signal transmitted or received by the antenna unit; and a heat sink unit mounted on the radio unit and externally dissipating heat of the radio unit. The antenna unit is disposed on a side identical to the heat sink unit relative to the radio unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 1, 2016
    Date of Patent: May 7, 2019
    Assignee: SUMITOMO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Hitoshi Hirata, Ichiro Kuwayama
  • Patent number: 10283841
    Abstract: An antenna for supporting a wireless system, which can in one example, be operable in two industrial, scientific and medical (“ISM”) bands, may include a first radiator and a second radiator, and a single feed transmission section coupled to the first radiator and the second radiator. The antenna can, for example, be formed of a unitary planar structure. The antenna may be configured to fit within a chassis, which in one example, can be a chassis for a wireless receiver in a microphone.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 29, 2016
    Date of Patent: May 7, 2019
    Assignee: Shure Acquisition Holdings, Inc.
    Inventors: Zachary Lubin, Michael Le, Paul Mark Jacobs
  • Patent number: 10283843
    Abstract: The present application provides an antenna system for use in an electronic device. The antenna system includes a conductive housing for the electronic device having a perimeter, which extends around the device. The conductive housing has a plurality of arms formed in the conductive housing at or near the perimeter. The antenna system further includes a conductive substrate, coupled to the conductive housing and located within the perimeter of the conductive housing. The conductive substrate has a notch located proximate the position of one of the plurality of arms in the conductive housing, where each of the plurality of arms respectively couples to the conductive substrate proximate the perimeter, and where the notch causes one of the plurality of arms to couple to the conductive substrate at a point having a different relative distance along the length of the perimeter of the conductive housing.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 12, 2016
    Date of Patent: May 7, 2019
    Assignee: Motorola Mobility LLC
    Inventors: Abu Sayem, Ugur Olgun, Mohammed Abdul-Gaffoor, John Mura, Minh Duong
  • Patent number: 10284942
    Abstract: An accessory such as a wireless earbud may have an antenna for transmitting and receiving wireless signals. A housing for the earbud may have a main body portion and an extended portion that forms a stalk protruding from the main body portion. The earbud may have a speaker aligned with a speaker port in the main body portion. The antenna may have an elongated shape and may extend along the stalk. The stalk may have a plastic housing wall portion. The antenna may be formed from first and second metal traces on opposing sides of a printed circuit substrate. The first metal trace may form an antenna resonating element arm and may lie between the substrate and the plastic housing wall portion. The second metal trace may be a ground trace. A feed for the antenna may be located at a juncture between the main body portion and the stalk.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 12, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 7, 2019
    Assignee: Apple Inc.
    Inventors: Erin A. McAuliffe, Carlo Di Nallo, Huan-Chu Huang, Joel D. Barrera, Mattia Pascolini, Jerzy S. Guterman, Arun Chawan, Benjamin Cousins, Lee M. Panecki
  • Patent number: 10283846
    Abstract: An electronic device is provided including a housing including a first plate, a second plate facing the first plate, and a side member between the first and second plate, a radio frequency (RF) circuit, a processor, a ground member, a first electric path connected between a first port of the RF circuit and a first point of a first conductive portion of the side member, a second electric path connected between a second port of the RF circuit and a first point of a second conductive portion of the side member, a third electric path connected between a second point of the first conductive portion and the ground member, a fourth electric path connected between a second point of the second conductive portion and the ground member, and a fifth electric path connected between one point of the second electric path and one point of the third electric path.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 12, 2016
    Date of Patent: May 7, 2019
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Wowjin Choi, Sungkee Kim, Dongryul Shin, Junhyuck Lee, Sooyoung Jang, Moonhyuk Choi, Kwangho Kim, Joonbo Park, Hanjae Bae, Seunghun Shin, Chulhyung Yang, Jiwoo Lee
  • Patent number: 10276918
    Abstract: According to certain embodiments, a system includes a first electronic device and a second electronic device. The first electronic device is detachably and rotatably connected to the second electronic device. The at least two pairs of antennae are arranged such that each antenna exclusively used for transmission respectively faces each corresponding antenna exclusively used for reception between the first and second electronic devices, and the antennae are bilaterally symmetrical with respect to an axis of rotation of the first and second electronic devices.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 5, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 30, 2019
    Assignee: Toshiba Client Solutions Co., LTD
    Inventor: Nobuaki Takasu