With Housing Or Chassis Patents (Class 361/752)
  • Patent number: 11032934
    Abstract: A configurable storage-system drawer may include (1) a chassis, (2) a slide assembly coupled to a side of the chassis that is configured to enable the chassis to be temporarily pulled out of a data-center rack, and (3) a passive drive-plane board housed within the chassis and configured to enable storage-system modules that differ between two or more storage-system configurations of the storage-system drawer to be interchanged. In some examples, the passive drive-plane board may include (1) storage-drive connectors that are each configured to detachably mate with a storage drive, (2) a storage-system-module connector configured to detachably mate with a storage-system module that includes one or more components necessary for one of the two or more storage-system configurations, and (3) electrical interconnects that electrically couple the storage-drive connectors to the storage-system-module connector.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 18, 2020
    Date of Patent: June 8, 2021
    Assignee: Facebook, Inc.
    Inventors: Jason David Adrian, Dominic Kai Yin Cheng, Austin Joel Cousineau
  • Patent number: 11013129
    Abstract: An electronic apparatus includes: a first cover having a first face portion that covers a plurality of parts built in the electronic apparatus, and a first peripheral face portion which provides a first portion of an outer peripheral face of the electronic apparatus; a second cover having a second face portion that covers the plurality of parts, and a second peripheral face portion which provides a second portion of the outer peripheral face of the electronic apparatus; a channel defined by a separation between the first cover and the second cover, where the first and second face portions are opposite to one another, a first peripheral edge of the first cover and a second peripheral edge of the second cover oppose one another and do not meet, thereby defining the separation between the first cover and the second cover; and a plurality of air vent holes located through at least one wall surface within the channel.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 27, 2020
    Date of Patent: May 18, 2021
    Assignee: Sony Interactive Entertainment Inc.
    Inventors: Yukito Inoue, Yasuhiro Ootori, Tetsu Sumii
  • Patent number: 11006541
    Abstract: A housing is formed by bending a metal plate including a molded plastic part. The molded plastic part includes a perimeter portion formed along an outer peripheral edge of the metal plate, and a bent part formed in a bending area in which the metal plate is bent. The bent part is provided with a notch formed along the bending area.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 1, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 11, 2021
    Assignee: PANASONIC INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY MANAGEMENT CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Fumitsugu Hatori, Tomoya Okuzumi
  • Patent number: 10998661
    Abstract: An electrical connector and a method for fastening the connector to a circuit board has a connecting chamber in which a conductor rail is arranged. The conductor rail is electrically connected at a connecting side of the electrical connector to an electrical connecting part make electrical contact at a contact side with a circuit board. The conductor rail includes a connecting arm for connection with the electrical connecting part and a contact arm for connection with the circuit board. The connecting arm and the contact arm are joined together by a connection arm. The connecting part is displaced in a connecting direction extending parallel to the conductor rail for connection with the conductor rail. The contact arm is designed as a spring in order to press against the circuit board when they are connected. The conductor rail can be positioned in two mutually rotated positions and the electrical connector may have at least two adjacent connecting chambers.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 21, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 4, 2021
    Inventors: Stephan Wright, Marvin Krecht, Lars Brinkmann, Bernd Van Giesen
  • Patent number: 10967818
    Abstract: Provided is an in-vehicle control device which is able to protect a seal material even when being interposed by a fixing member which is fixed to a vehicle while suppressing the protruding of the seal material toward an inner space. The in-vehicle control device includes a first housing (20), a second housing (30) which is fixed to face the first housing (20), and a seal material (40) which seals the inner space which is disposed between a flange of the first housing (20) and a flange of the second housing (30) and is formed by the first housing (20) and the second housing (30). The first housing (20) includes a shape (22) (bank-shaped portion) which is disposed on a side near an inner space (11) from the seal material (40), faces the flange of the second housing (30), and suppresses the moving of the seal material (40) toward the inner space (11).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 27, 2016
    Date of Patent: April 6, 2021
    Assignee: HITACHI AUTOMOTIVE SYSTEMS, LTD.
    Inventors: Toshikazu Shigyo, Masaru Kamoshida
  • Patent number: 10953822
    Abstract: Provided is an electronic control device that can reduce a usage amount of an adhesive constituting a seal member, by relieving a stress caused in the seal member disposed in a gap between a first housing part and a second housing part in a high-temperature environment. In an electronic control device including: a component mounting board mounted with an electronic component; and a first housing part and a second housing part that are fixed to each other via a seal member and define a first space that accommodates the component mounting board, at least one predetermined housing part of the first or second housing part has a recess formed on a surface facing the seal member, and a second space is formed between the recess and the seal member.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 22, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 23, 2021
    Assignee: Hitachi Automotive Systems, Ltd.
    Inventors: Masato Saito, Yoshio Kawai, Ryo Akiba
  • Patent number: 10958131
    Abstract: A motor includes a rotor, a stator, a housing, a substrate, a connector, and a cover. The cover includes a covering wall that extends axially downward from a radial outer rim and covers at least a portion of the radial outer rim of the connector, and a cover recess that is radially inward from the covering wall and is depressed axially. The connector includes a connector projection that is provided in a radial outer edge area and extends axially, and the connector projection and the cover recess are fitted together through a gap.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 30, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 23, 2021
    Assignee: NIDEC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Takashi Hattori, Yusaku Yoshida, Toshiya Okamoto, Takahiro Kizu, Yuichi Nishikawa
  • Patent number: 10955173
    Abstract: A heat exchange section includes a first air heat exchanger having three vertical side surfaces through which air passes, the three side surfaces being arranged in a substantially U shape when viewed in plan, and a second air heat exchanger which is formed in a substantially flat plate shape, arranged obliquely to be away from an open surface of the first air heat exchanger toward a top end thereof, and has a single sloping surface through which the air passes.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 24, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 23, 2021
    Assignee: DAIKIN INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventor: Toshihiro Nagashima
  • Patent number: 10955494
    Abstract: A portable computing device that includes a base portion that carries an audio module and a display housing that carries a display is disclosed. The display housing is coupled with, and rotatable with respect to, the base portion. The display housing includes a magnet, and the base portion includes a magnetic field sensor that detects an external magnetic field of the magnet. The magnetic field sensor provides a signal that deactivates the display. In order to reduce layout changes in the portable computing device, the magnetic field sensor is positioned in an audio housing that carries the audio module. However, the magnetic field sensor is designed and oriented to detect the magnetic field from the magnet in the display housing and effectively ignore magnets associated with the audio module. In order to reduce the amount of electrical connections, the magnetic field sensor is electrically coupled to the audio module.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 11, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 23, 2021
    Assignee: APPLE INC.
    Inventors: Nicholas A. Renda, Jonathan L. Berk, Dylan A. Saracco, John C. Difonzo, Alexander V. Salvatti, Eric J. Weirshauser
  • Patent number: 10937739
    Abstract: An electronic device module includes a substrate, a first component disposed on a first surface of the substrate, a second component disposed on the first surface of the substrate, a first sealing portion to seal the first component, a second sealing portion to seal the second component, a shielding wall disposed between the first component and the second component. The shielding wall includes a bobbin disposed between the first sealing portion and the second sealing portion and a conductive portion to seal the bobbin. A shielding layer of a conductive material is disposed along a surface formed by the first sealing portion, the second sealing portion, and the shielding wall.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 31, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 2, 2021
    Assignee: Samsung Electro-Mechanics Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Seok Taek Jun
  • Patent number: 10931801
    Abstract: A button assembly includes a pressing element, a tray, and a locking structure fastened between the pressing element and the tray. One side surface of the pressing element is recessed inward to form an accommodating space. The pressing element opens at least one first upper fixing hole. A bottom surface of the pressing element is recessed upward to form a first accommodating slot. The first accommodating slot opens at least one first opening. The tray of which one side is connected with the pressing element. The one side of the tray has a base portion mounted in the accommodating space. The base portion opens at least one second opening. A bottom surface of a peripheral wall of the at least one second opening is recessed upward to form at least one locking slot. The locking structure includes at least one locking element and an elastic arm.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 6, 2019
    Date of Patent: February 23, 2021
    Assignee: CHENG UEI PRECISION INDUSTRY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Chih-Chiang Lin, Te-Hung Yin, Chun-Fu Lin, Sheng-Nan Yu
  • Patent number: 10905001
    Abstract: An accessory device for covering an electronic device, according to various embodiments of the present invention, comprises: a cover part including a front cover for covering at least a part of the front side of the electronic device, a rear cover for covering at least a part of the rear side of the electronic device, and a side part for connecting the front cover and the rear cover; a first component arranged on the front cover; a second component arranged on the inner side of the rear cover; and a printed circuit board electrically connected to the first component and the second component and arranged from the front cover to the rear cover while traversing the side part, wherein at least part of the printed circuit board can include a flexible structure in the folding region of the cover part, corresponding to the movement of the front cover.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 25, 2018
    Date of Patent: January 26, 2021
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Seo-Yeon Park, Ki-Hyun Kim, Hyung-Wook Jang
  • Patent number: 10887993
    Abstract: An apparatus includes an electrical device having a surface. The electrical device includes a first surface conductor spaced apart from a second surface conductor on the surface to provide circuit contacts to the device. A first standoff connector is bonded to the first surface conductor. The first standoff connector includes a leg having a proximal end bonded to the first surface conductor. The leg of the first standoff connector extends outwardly from the first surface conductor to a bend that is spaced apart from the surface of the electrical device. A second standoff connector is bonded to the second surface conductor. The second standoff connector includes a leg having a proximal end bonded to the second surface conductor. The leg of the second standoff connector extends outwardly from the second surface conductor to a bend that is spaced apart from the surface of the electrical device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 31, 2015
    Date of Patent: January 5, 2021
    Assignee: TEXAS INSTRUMENTS INCORPORATED
    Inventor: Steven Kummerl
  • Patent number: 10884299
    Abstract: A display module, a display device, and a transparent optical adhesive layer structure are disclosed. The display module comprises a bonding layer for bonding a display panel and a lamellar structure; the display panel comprises a first substrate and a second substrate arranged oppositely; the first substrate comprises a first extending part beyond the edge of the second substrate; the second substrate is provided close to the bonding layer; the lamellar structure comprises a second extending part beyond the edge of the second substrate; projections of the second extending part and the first extending part on a plane where the first substrate is located are at least in part overlapped; the bonding layer comprises a support part extending between the first extending part and the second extending part.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 30, 2018
    Date of Patent: January 5, 2021
    Assignees: BOE TECHNOLOGY GROUP CO., LTD., HEFEI BOE OPTOELECTRONICS TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Jianguo Zhu, Fangyi Liu, Jie Tang, Jianru Yang, Le Zhang, Yaodong Wang, Jiming Zhang, Xin Wang, Xiaoping Zhang, Yangli Zheng, Xiaobo Xie, Yang Zhang, Binbin Liu
  • Patent number: 10869399
    Abstract: Provided is an electric device that includes a connector holder for positioning a connector relative to a control board and fixing a harness. In the electric device, a board-in connector for wire-to-board connection is disposed at an end of a harness for electrical connection, and terminals of the board-in connector are soldered and fixed to terminals in a control board. The electric device includes a connector holder fixed to a housing together with the control board. The connector holder includes a fixation portion for fixing the board-in connector to the connector holder, and a holding portion for holding and fixing the harness.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 4, 2019
    Date of Patent: December 15, 2020
    Assignee: Mitsubishi Electric Cornoration
    Inventors: Ryohei Hayashi, Jiro Yoshizawa, Kohei Seike
  • Patent number: 10863647
    Abstract: A mechanism for servicing a sled installed in a server includes a grip bar, and a four-bar linkage connected to the grip bar. The four-bar linkage has a first position that engages the sled to a chassis of the server, and a second position that disengages the sled from the chassis of the server. Movement of the grip bar moves the four-bar linkage from the first position to the second position, thus disengaging the sled from the chassis and allowing the sled to be removed from the chassis for service.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 13, 2019
    Date of Patent: December 8, 2020
    Assignee: Dell Products, L.P.
    Inventors: Eduardo Escamilla, Matthew Bryan Gilbert, Richard Andrew Crisp, Juan Manuel Gonzalez, Noman Mithani
  • Patent number: 10850686
    Abstract: An electrical connection box includes a housing including at least a first and a second divided housings having annular peripheral edge portions of openings formed by outer peripheral walls that are fitted with each other. The first divided housing includes a first assembly member having a first outer wall body in which a cutout portion is formed, a second assembly member embedding the cutout portion and having a second outer wall body forming the outer peripheral wall 11 together with the first outer wall body, and a lock structure holding the first assembly member and the second assembly member in a completely assembled state. A first engagement body of the lock structure is provided on the first assembly member on the inner side relative to the cutout portion, and a second engagement body is provided on the second outer wall body on the inner wall surface side.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 2, 2019
    Date of Patent: December 1, 2020
    Assignee: YAZAKI CORPORATION
    Inventors: Hiroki Tashiro, Masahiro Wada, Ryouichi Yokoyama
  • Patent number: 10813235
    Abstract: A constructive arrangement introduced in a housing for electronic circuit with power components is disclosed, in which a modular frame structure is provided, capable of being attached to the main structural frame and responsible for receiving the heat sink element. Said frame structure further includes holes bordered by contour walls, which optimize the application of high thermal conductivity coefficient resin between the electrical/electronic power components of the circuit board and the heat sink element.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 20, 2019
    Date of Patent: October 20, 2020
    Assignee: Embraco Industria De Compressores E Solucoes EM Refrigeracao LTDA.
    Inventors: Gustavo Ceretta Flores, Vagner Roberto Malon, Kellen de Almeida Foschiera
  • Patent number: 10813241
    Abstract: The invention relates to an assembly forming a casing for electrical equipment, said assembly comprising: a first casing for receiving at least a first electronic component of the electrical equipment; a second casing for receiving at least a second electronic component of the electrical equipment; a first wall of the first casing, known as the first interface wall, and a second wall of the second casing, known as the second interface wall, said walls being arranged to press against one another in order to form the assembly.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 11, 2016
    Date of Patent: October 20, 2020
    Inventors: Guillaume Sanvito, Pierre Smal
  • Patent number: 10790554
    Abstract: Disclosed is a battery pack, which allows easy assembling and exchange of electrical equipment and has an uncomplicated structure. The battery pack includes at least one battery module, the battery module including a plurality of secondary batteries, and an electrical equipment plate having a plate shape on which at least two of a battery management system (BMS), a current sensor, a relay and a fuse are mounted, the electrical equipment plate being electrically connected to the at least one battery module.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 14, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 29, 2020
    Assignee: LG CHEM, LTD.
    Inventors: Young-Sop Eom, Jun-Yeob Seong, Ki-Youn Kim, Sung-Chun Yu, Dal-Mo Kang
  • Patent number: 10791633
    Abstract: A thick conductor built-in type printed wiring board includes a printed wiring board, an insulating resin layer, an insulating base material layer, and a conductor layer. The printed wiring board includes an insulating layer including a cured product of a first resin composition, and a circuit provided on one main surface or both main surfaces of the insulating layer, the circuit having a plurality of conductor wirings each having a thickness ranging from 105 ?m to 630 ?m, inclusive. The insulating resin layer covers a surface of the printed wiring board on which the circuit is provided, and includes a cured product of a second resin composition and includes no fibrous base material. The insulating base material layer covers the insulating resin layer, and includes a cured product of a third resin composition and a fibrous base material. The conductor layer covers the insulating base material layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 18, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 29, 2020
    Assignee: PANASONIC INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY MANAGEMENT CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Akira Ito, Eiichiro Saito, Naohito Fukuya
  • Patent number: 10768948
    Abstract: An apparatus executes a boot operation, and determines a planar type associated with a motherboard. The apparatus queries an electronic database for the planar type associated with the motherboard, and identifies a branding identity that is electronically associated with the planar type.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 23, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 8, 2020
    Assignee: Dell Products, L.P.
    Inventors: Timothy M. Lambert, Eugene Cho, Pablo R. Arias
  • Patent number: 10764998
    Abstract: An electronic circuit board includes electronic components to be mounted; a plurality of hard rigid board portions each of which has an insulating insulator and a conductive circuit pattern and electrically connects the mounted electronic component to the circuit pattern; and at least one soft flexible board portion which has an insulating insulator, has a conductive circuit pattern electrically connected to each of the circuit patterns of at least two rigid board portions among the plurality of rigid board portions, and is integrated with the rigid board portions which are electrically connected to the circuit pattern thereof. A plurality of contact relays as the electronic components is dispersedly arranged on the respective rigid board portions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 18, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 1, 2020
    Assignee: YAZAKI CORPORATION
    Inventors: Masayuki Naohara, Tomohiro Sugiura, Yoshihiro Kawamura
  • Patent number: 10754811
    Abstract: A device may include a connector to connect the device to a chassis. The device may include chassis type circuitry to determine a type of the chassis. The device may further include mode configuration circuitry to configure the device to use a particular mode appropriate for the type of the chassis.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 23, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 25, 2020
    Assignee: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Sompong Paul Olarig, Son T. Pham, Fred Worley
  • Patent number: 10753596
    Abstract: Methods for making encapsulated linear lighting are disclosed. In these methods, linear lighting is placed in a polymeric channel, and the channel is filled with a resin in order to encapsulate the linear lighting. In order to prevent leaks, the channel is dammed at both ends of the linear lighting with stoppers. The channel has interior engaging features, such as grooves or ridges, that engage with complementary features on the sidewalls of the stoppers to form a seal between the channel and the stoppers. The resin within the channel is caused or allowed to cure, and once cured, the stoppers are removed from the channel.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 21, 2020
    Date of Patent: August 25, 2020
    Assignee: Elemental LED, Inc.
    Inventors: Gilberto Lopez-Martinez, Daniel South
  • Patent number: 10749136
    Abstract: A display device includes: a frame that includes a plurality of protrusions; a display panel disposed on the frame that includes a planar portion and a curved portion; a pressure sensing unit disposed between the frame and the display panel that overlaps the curved portion and that includes a plurality of first electrodes and a plurality of second electrodes disposed in a different layer; and a pressure sensing drive unit connected to the plurality of first electrodes and the plurality of second electrodes. Any one of the plurality of second electrodes at least partially overlaps any one of the plurality of first electrodes. At least one of the plurality of protrusions overlaps a region where one of the plurality of first electrodes and one of the plurality of second electrodes overlap each other.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 27, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 18, 2020
    Assignee: SAMSUNG DISPLAY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Taehee Lee, Wonki Hong
  • Patent number: 10742063
    Abstract: A charging pack for an electronic device which includes flexible members adapted to snugly attach the charging pack to an electronic device such as a cellular telephone. The flexible members may stretch to capture the corners of the cellular telephone. The flexible members may reside along a back surface of the charging pack in a stowed configuration. The flexible members may stretch over the corners of the charging pack main body to provide protection to the charging pack.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 1, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 11, 2020
    Assignee: Vitec Holdings Italia SRL
    Inventor: Noah Balmer
  • Patent number: 10734162
    Abstract: To provide a capacitor device capable of preventing thermal interference between a filter capacitor and a plurality of smoothing capacitors. A capacitor device provided in an energization circuit between a power source and a semiconductor module as a power supply device includes a filter capacitor for removing a noise included in a current supplied from a power input terminal, a plurality of smoothing capacitors for smoothing a voltage, and a capacitor case that houses the filter capacitor and the plurality of smoothing capacitors, and a first gap between the filter capacitor and a smoothing capacitor provided at a position closest to the filter capacitor among the plurality of smoothing capacitors is configured to be larger than a second gap between two smoothing capacitors adjacent to each other among the plurality of smoothing capacitors.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 15, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 4, 2020
    Assignee: DENSO CORPORATION
    Inventors: Tomohisa Sano, Kentaro Hirose, Yohei Imai, Seido Araki
  • Patent number: 10687435
    Abstract: A configurable storage-system drawer may include (1) a chassis, (2) a slide assembly coupled to a side of the chassis that is configured to enable the chassis to be temporarily pulled out of a data-center rack, and (3) a passive drive-plane board housed within the chassis and configured to enable storage-system modules that differ between two or more storage-system configurations of the storage-system drawer to be interchanged. In some examples, the passive drive-plane board may include (1) storage-drive connectors that are each configured to detachably mate with a storage drive, (2) a storage-system-module connector configured to detachably mate with a storage-system module that includes one or more components necessary for one of the two or more storage-system configurations, and (3) electrical interconnects that electrically couple the storage-drive connectors to the storage-system-module connector.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 28, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 16, 2020
    Assignee: Facebook, Inc.
    Inventors: Jason David Adrian, Dominic Kai Yin Cheng, Austin Joel Cousineau
  • Patent number: 10681439
    Abstract: An electronic device is provided. The electronic device includes a housing including a first plate and at least one first opening; and a speaker structure spaced apart from the first plate and disposed in the housing, wherein the speaker structure includes a first structure which faces in a first direction, opposes the first plate, and forms a space connecting to the at least one first opening along with the first plate; a second opening formed by penetrating through a part of the first structure; at least one component disposed in the speaker structure and emitting heat; a thermal conducting member including a first portion disposed in the speaker structure and being in contact with the at least one component, and a second portion disposed in the second opening; and at least one speaker disposed in a direction different from the first direction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 8, 2019
    Date of Patent: June 9, 2020
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd
    Inventors: Jinwoo Kim, Sujin Jung, Youngjin Cho, Sungjin Park, Hyunmin Oh, Iksu Jung
  • Patent number: 10681826
    Abstract: Provided is a substrate unit that has a simple structure and is able to prevent water that has entered the inside from reaching a mounting surface of the substrate. The substrate unit includes: a substrate, a first casing member that supports the substrate, and a second casing member that is integrated into one piece with the first casing member and is provided on a mounting surface side of the substrate, wherein the second casing member is provided with a protruding portion that protrudes into a housing space that is defined by the first casing member and the second casing member and houses the substrate, and intersects a plane that extends along the mounting surface of the substrate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 28, 2016
    Date of Patent: June 9, 2020
    Assignees: AutoNetworks Technologies, Ltd., Sumitomo Wiring Systems, Ltd., Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd.
    Inventors: Hideaki Tahara, Kazuyoshi Ohara, Munsoku O, Arinobu Nakamura
  • Patent number: 10681824
    Abstract: A method for manufacturing a waterproof circuit board comprises steps of providing a first wiring substrate suitable for high-frequency transmissions. The first wiring substrate includes a first copper layer and a first conductive wiring layer. A waterproof layer is formed on exposed surfaces of the first wiring substrate. A second wiring substrate suitable for low-frequency transmissions defines a receiving groove. The second wiring substrate includes a second copper layer and defines a first blind hole. The first wiring substrate is pressed in the receiving groove. A first conductive portion is formed in the first blind hole to electrically connect the first conductive wiring layer and the second copper layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 6, 2019
    Date of Patent: June 9, 2020
    Assignees: HongQiSheng Precision Electronics (QinHuangDao) Co., Ltd., Avary Holding (Shenzhen) Co., Limited.
    Inventors: Jian-Yi Hao, Yan-Lu Li, Xian-Qin Hu, Ming-Hua Du
  • Patent number: 10680210
    Abstract: A display apparatus may solve roughness and heat dissipation of a display panel. The display apparatus comprises a display panel which includes a first display portion and a second display portion bent from the first display portion, a support plate coupled to a rear surface of the first display portion, and a housing for receiving the support plate, the housing coupled with a rear surface of the second display portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 19, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 9, 2020
    Assignee: LG Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Moonsun Lee
  • Patent number: 10674633
    Abstract: A plug assembly includes a lower cover, an upper cover mounted on the lower cover, and a circuit board. The upper cover is equipped with a heat-conducting element. The circuit board is mounted between the upper cover and the lower cover. The circuit board has two first contact portions contacting with the lower cover and the upper cover, and a plurality of second contact portions. The circuit board is equipped with a chip. The chip is mounted on and covers the plurality of the second contact portions. The chip contacts with the heat-conducting element. The circuit board opens at least one perforation. At least one of the lower cover and the upper cover protrudes towards the circuit board to form at least one fastening portion passing through the at least one perforation and contacting with the at least one of the upper cover and the lower cover.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 20, 2019
    Date of Patent: June 2, 2020
    Assignee: Nano Shield Technology Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: James Cheng Lee
  • Patent number: 10670245
    Abstract: A light sensor assembly includes a sensor connector configured to be coupled to a receptacle connector mounted to a light fixture. The sensor connector includes a housing having a top and a bottom defining a mating interface configured to be mated to the receptacle connector. The housing has a sealed cavity including a first sensor component in the sealed cavity sensing an environmental characteristic exterior of the sensor connector. The sensor connector includes power contacts held by the housing and extending from the bottom for electrical connection with receptacle power contacts of the receptacle connector. The sensor connector includes a lid assembly at the top of the housing. The lid assembly has a lid defining an unsealed cavity allowing airflow through the unsealed cavity. The lid assembly has a second sensor component in the unsealed cavity sensing an environmental characteristic exterior of the sensor connector.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 18, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 2, 2020
    Assignee: TE CONNECTIVITY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Matthew Edward Mostoller, Justin Latorre, Christopher George Daily, Charles Raymond Gingrich, III
  • Patent number: 10629354
    Abstract: An inductive component having a coil with a winding of a wire and a molded body adhering to the coil. The molded body has a surface for the arrangement of a heat sink. A method for producing such a component is also specified, in which, to produce the molded body, a mold is filled with a potting material and the mold is subsequently removed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 17, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 21, 2020
    Assignee: TDK ELECTRONICS AG
    Inventor: Martin Neudecker
  • Patent number: 10627090
    Abstract: A light sensor assembly includes a sensor connector having a housing including a top and a bottom with power contact channels in the bottom of the housing. The sensor connector includes a circuit board supported by the housing at the top having a sensor component electrically connected to the circuit board sensing an environmental characteristic exterior of the sensor connector. The sensor connector includes power contacts received in corresponding contact channels and extending from the bottom for electrical connection with receptacle power contacts of the receptacle connector. The power contacts include a neutral power contact, a line power contact and a load power contact, where the line power contact and the load power contact are integral as a unitary contact body forming a monolithic line-load power contact.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 30, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 21, 2020
    Assignee: TE CONNECTIVITY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Matthew Edward Mostoller, Christopher George Daily
  • Patent number: 10624243
    Abstract: An inverter for converting DC voltage into AC voltage, in particular a photovoltaic inverter for high power densities, in particular 250 W/dm3 to 500 W/dm3 power densities, has at least one DC input, an AC output, a heat sink, a printed circuit board, a DC disconnector, a DC-DC converter, an intermediate circuit, a DC-AC converter and a housing with a front cover and a basic shell. The electrical components of the DC-DC converter, intermediate circuit and DC-AC converter are combined into subassemblies. At least the DC disconnector and the subassemblies of the DC-DC converter, intermediate circuit and DC-AC converter are directly arranged on the circuit board in a U-shaped manner corresponding to the energy flow direction from DC input to AC output. The circuit board is arranged with the component side facing the base (65) of the basic housing shell and with the opposite side on the heat sink.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 13, 2016
    Date of Patent: April 14, 2020
    Assignee: Fronius International GmbH
    Inventors: David Aitzetmueller, Franz Windischbauer, Bernhard Artelsmair, Guenter Achleitner, Ronald Leitgeb
  • Patent number: 10622593
    Abstract: A power module includes a packaging structure having a pair of side-by-side spaced apart busbars, each connected to a corresponding switch. The power module includes a conductive pad, between and electrically isolated from the busbars and the switches, and configured to, responsive to flow of current through the busbars generated by the switches and resulting in power loop magnetic flux between the busbars, generate magnetic flux that partially cancels the power loop magnetic flux.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 5, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 14, 2020
    Assignee: Ford Global Technologies, LLC
    Inventors: Zhuxian Xu, Guangyin Lei, Nevin Altunyurt, Chingchi Chen
  • Patent number: 10617019
    Abstract: A board holding apparatus holds an electric circuit board between a first case and a second case. The board holding apparatus includes locking parts that lock the first case and the second case together in a thickness direction of the electric circuit board such that the first case and the second case are not separated from each other and a bearing surface formed on the second case, the electric circuit board coming into contact with the bearing surface in the thickness direction. The board holding apparatus includes a spring that generates an elastic force, with the locking parts locking the first case and the second case together, the spring being formed on the first case and the elastic force pressing the bearing surface through the electric circuit board.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 20, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 7, 2020
    Assignee: AISIN AW CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hiroyoshi Araki, Yuichi Takeuchi
  • Patent number: 10613271
    Abstract: A backlight module and a display panel. The backlight module comprises a light guide plate, a heat dissipation plate and a light source. The display panel comprises a liquid crystal screen and a circuit board connected with the liquid crystal screen, the liquid crystal screen and the circuit board are arranged parallel to an arrangement direction of the heat dissipation plate main body and are respectively arranged at two sides of the heat dissipation plate. By means of the display device, the heat conducted to the back plate in the region of the heat dissipating plate corresponding to the circuit board can be reduced, and the temperature of the region where the circuit board locates can be reduced, thereby preventing aging of the electronic component and prolonging the lifetime of the circuit board.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 6, 2015
    Date of Patent: April 7, 2020
    Assignee: BOE TECHNOLOGY GROUP CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yongda Ma, Yuxin Zhang, Xinyin Wu
  • Patent number: 10615708
    Abstract: An inverter control device to drive a motor includes high-voltage circuitry that receives a power supply current and a power controller that supplies a driving current to a motor. The inverter control device further includes a first input terminal on a front surface portion of a casing of the high-voltage circuitry, a second input terminal on a power module in the power controller, and a first output terminal on a front surface portion of a casing of the power controller. Out of bus bars that electrically connect the first input terminal and the second input terminal to each other, a thickness of a bus bar on the first input terminal side is thicker than a bus bar on the second input terminal side.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 25, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 7, 2020
    Assignee: NIDEC ELESYS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Naoki Iwagami, Hitoshi Kuroyanagi
  • Patent number: 10602627
    Abstract: A key device comprises a housing in which a key hole is formed, a side key unit assembled at the key hole of the housing, and a gap of a predetermined thickness formed between a portion of the assembled side key unit located within the key hole and the key hole, wherein the gap is secured by processing any one or both of the side key unit located within the key hole or the housing in which the side key unit is assembled.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 10, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 24, 2020
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Sungho Lee, Hyosung Kang, Sangjin Kim, Sungsun Park, Dongchul Song
  • Patent number: 10591959
    Abstract: A bendable displaying apparatus of the present disclosure includes two housings, a supporting device, and a bendable display. The supporting device is fastened to the two housings and is arranged between the two housings. The supporting device includes a retainer, two supporting units, a first supporting plate, and two second supporting plates. The bendable display is disposed on the two housings, the first supporting plate, and the two second supporting plates. When the two housings are moved to stack with each other, the two housings drive the two supporting units to move the two second supporting plates along a direction away from each other and drives the retainer to downwardly move the first supporting plate, so that the two second supporting plates and the first supporting plate jointly form a space that provides the bendable display to deform therein.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 18, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 17, 2020
    Assignee: FOSITEK CORPORATION
    Inventors: An-Szu Hsu, Way-Han Dai, Shao-Chun Chao, Chun-Han Lin
  • Patent number: 10567938
    Abstract: A ruggedized engine control module (ECU) system includes a plugin-pod, a connector configured to connect the plugin-pod to a connector of an ECU, and signal processing circuitry. The ruggedized ECU system further includes a ruggedized enclosure for the connector and the signal processing circuitry. The ruggedized enclosure is configured to mount the plugin-pod to the ECU. The connection circuit includes signal processing circuitry configured to receive signals from at least one of the connectors, process the signals, and output the processed signals. The ruggedized ECU is configured to dissipate heat from the signal processing circuitry.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 7, 2016
    Date of Patent: February 18, 2020
    Assignee: Cummins Inc.
    Inventors: Daniel R. Harshbarger, Nikhil Pandey, Joseph L. Gahimer
  • Patent number: 10564749
    Abstract: A display screen assembly, an electronic device and an assembling method for the display screen assembly are provided. The display screen assembly includes a cover plate, a display screen, a bracket and a decoration enclosure. The cover plate includes a side edge. A top surface of the display screen is joined with a lower surface of the cover plate, a width of the display screen is larger than a width of the cover plate, and the side edge of the cover plate is indented inwards relative to the display screen. The bracket includes a top portion joined with a bottom surface of the display screen. The decoration enclosure includes a side surface joined with the side edge of the cover plate and is configured to shield a non-display area of the display screen.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 18, 2017
    Date of Patent: February 18, 2020
    Assignee: GUANGDONG OPPO MOBILE TELECOMMUNICATIONS CORP., LTD.
    Inventor: Jiao Cheng
  • Patent number: 10553546
    Abstract: Semiconductor packages and modules are provided. The semiconductor package includes a package substrate; a semiconductor chip disposed on the package substrate; a molding layer covering the semiconductor chip and a first region of the package substrate; and a functional layer covering the molding layer and extending onto a second region of the package substrate that surrounds the first region.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 17, 2018
    Date of Patent: February 4, 2020
    Assignee: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Joungphil Lee, Yeongseok Kim
  • Patent number: 10545332
    Abstract: A display device including: a plastic window including a light transmittance film and a polymer layer, and a functional film including a touch screen panel film, a polarizing film, or a combination thereof. The light transmittance film, the polymer layer, and the functional film are sequentially stacked on each other, and the light transmittance film, the functional film, and the polymer layer are attached to each other by a plastic. A method of manufacturing the same is also provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 13, 2019
    Date of Patent: January 28, 2020
    Assignee: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Hwa Jin Oh, Hun Kyo Kim, Hyoung Suk Roh, Dong Jin Seo, Kwan Young Han
  • Patent number: 10536770
    Abstract: A sound producing apparatus is provided. The sound producing apparatus comprises a driving circuit, comprising a pulse amplitude modulation (PAM) module, configured to generate an driving signal according to an audio input signal, wherein the driving signal comprises a pulse amplitude modulated signal generated according to the audio input signal, the pulse amplitude modulated signal comprises a plurality of pulses at a pulse rate, two consecutive pulses among the plurality of pulses are temporally spaced by a pulse cycle, the pulse rate is a reciprocal of the pulse cycle, and the pulse rate is larger than a maximum audible frequency; and a sound producing device, coupled to the driving circuit, configured to produce sound according to the driving signal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 23, 2019
    Date of Patent: January 14, 2020
    Assignee: xMEMS Labs, Inc.
    Inventor: Jemm Yue Liang
  • Patent number: 10524374
    Abstract: An electric device includes a substrate on which electronic components are mounted, and a metal plate to which the substrate is fixed. The metal plate includes first bosses provided at positions corresponding to four corners of the substrate, a second boss provided inside a rectangle that connects the four first bosses, and a slit that is provided adjacent to the second boss, and extends in non-parallel with any side of the rectangle. The substrate is fixed to each of the four first bosses with a first male screw, such that a rubber washer is sandwiched between the substrate and the first male screw. The substrate is fixed to the second boss with a second male screw, such that no rubber washer is sandwiched between the substrate and the second male screw.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 8, 2019
    Date of Patent: December 31, 2019
    Assignees: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha, Denso Corporation
    Inventors: Shoji Tsutsui, Hiroki Umeda, Masatoshi Shinohara, Keisuke Hata, Daisuke Harada