Frame Patents (Class 361/829)
  • Patent number: 10488998
    Abstract: A touch-sensitive interface includes a shell mounting and a touch-sensitive shell having: a main area without attachment; a peripheral area to be supported by the shell mounting; a first face touch-accessible by a user; a second face located opposite the first face, against which are arranged supporting, in the main area, several mechanical stress sensors rigidly connected to the shell mounting. Several attachment elements are arranged such that: each attachment element establishes a localized attachment of the touch-sensitive shell against the mounting thereof, at the border between the peripheral and main areas; each sensor, rigidly connected to the shell mounting at a constant non-zero distance from the associated localized attachment, is subject to minimal out of charge mechanical stress so as to create an out of charge mechanically prestressed pivot link between the touch-sensitive shell and the mounting thereof around the localized attachment.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 6, 2016
    Date of Patent: November 26, 2019
    Assignee: COMMISSARIAT A L'ENERGIE ATOMIQUE ET AUX ENERGIES ALTERNATIVES
    Inventors: Nicolas Guenard, Christian Bolzmacher, Terence Thomas
  • Patent number: 10394181
    Abstract: The image forming member has a frame member which forms the image forming member, the frame member including: a first support member, the first support member having a first member and a second member which is attached to the first member, a part of the second member being outside of the first member in a longitudinal direction of the first support member, a second plate member being fixed to a first plate member so that a length of the first support member in a longitudinal direction becomes a predetermined length; a second support member which is fastened to the first plate member by welding; and a third support member which is fastened to the second plate member by welding. Thereby, the image forming member can form images with high accuracy.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 10, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 27, 2019
    Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventor: Yuhei Takei
  • Patent number: 9635788
    Abstract: A shielding device configured to be fixed with a circuit board, comprises a frame body comprising multiple sideboards standing at multiple sides of said frame body, wherein a receiving hole and a slot around said receiving hole is at one of said sideboards; and a connector fixed with said frame body, wherein said connector comprises a protrusion at an end of said connector, wherein said protrusion pass through said slot and a top of said protrusion fixed with said slot, wherein said receiving hole receives a portion of said connector. The invention meets the requirement for high torque specification without any additional reinforcing measure.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 11, 2013
    Date of Patent: April 25, 2017
    Assignee: EZCONN CORPORATION
    Inventor: Chang-Jie Tsau
  • Patent number: 9420715
    Abstract: A rack-mountable module assembly, comprising: a plurality of electronic equipment modules, each having a height in multiples of approximately 1.75 inches and a width in multiples of approximately 1.75 inches; a plurality of connectors configured to form a horizontal row of said plurality of electronic equipment modules, by connecting every two adjacent modules of said plurality of electronic equipment modules to each other; and a pair of side mounts configured to connect the horizontal row to a frame of the rack.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 5, 2013
    Date of Patent: August 16, 2016
    Assignee: INTAL TECH LTD.
    Inventor: Alexander Vasilevsky
  • Patent number: 9316990
    Abstract: A motherboard mounting structure includes a first board having a first connector and a second board having a second connector electrically connected directly to the first connector of the first board. The second board includes an external terminal connectable to an external device. The external terminal is inserted (or extracted) through an external terminal insertion opening formed on an orthogonal surface of a mainframe orthogonal to a surface of the second board. A mounting board is provided and to which the first and second boards are attached. The second board is attached to the mounting board with the external terminal protruding from the external terminal insertion opening. The first and second boards are slidably attached in a prescribed direction to separate from the orthogonal surface of the mainframe.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 6, 2013
    Date of Patent: April 19, 2016
    Assignee: Ricoh Company, Ltd.
    Inventors: Kazuhiro Takabayashi, Kohta Takenaka
  • Patent number: 9019719
    Abstract: A module in the form of a pallet or a closed container includes a grouping together of the electrical devices in an avionics bay, in which the electrical devices are interconnected and attached so as to facilitate the mounting and thus limit the time it takes to mount the electrical devices in the avionics bay.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 20, 2012
    Date of Patent: April 28, 2015
    Assignee: Airbus Operations SAS
    Inventors: Marc Tomasi, Matthieu De Kergommeaux, Laurent Bertandeau, Christian Banis
  • Patent number: 8982580
    Abstract: In an electronic device according to the present invention, a shield case is disposed at a surface of a main board so as to cover at least a part of a region of the surface of the main board; and an auxiliary board is disposed at a surface of the shield case. The shield case is comprised of a metallic frame that is fixed at the surface of the main board and extends in such a manner as to surround at least the part of the region, and a metallic cover fitted into the metallic frame to cover at least the part of the region. A projecting piece is formed in the metallic frame of the shield case, and penetrates the metallic cover and projects toward the auxiliary board. An end face of the auxiliary board abuts against the projecting piece, so as to position the auxiliary board.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 9, 2013
    Date of Patent: March 17, 2015
    Assignee: KYOCERA Corporation
    Inventor: Akito Iwai
  • Patent number: 8964404
    Abstract: An align fixture for aligning an electronic component having a receptacle adapted to receive the electronic component and having a first abutting section and a second abutting section, the first abutting section being mounted via an elastic unit, the first abutting section and the second abutting section delimit an electronic component receiving volume in which the electronic component is to be received in the receptacle, the elastic unit extends below a bottom side of the electronic component receiving volume, and the elastic unit is adapted to provide a clamping force for clamping the electronic component between the first abutting section and the second abutting section.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 17, 2010
    Date of Patent: February 24, 2015
    Assignee: Multitest Elektronische Systeme GmbH
    Inventor: Johann Poetzinger
  • Patent number: 8947872
    Abstract: A holding frame includes a base plate, a first resisting wall, a second resisting wall, two first elastic arms and two second elastic arms. The base plate includes a first surface and a second surface opposite to the first surface. The first resisting wall extends from the first surface, and the second resisting wall extends from the second surface. The two first elastic arms are formed on the first surface, and face the first resisting wall. The two first elastic arms and the first resisting wall define a first receiving space configured for receiving a first hard disk drive. The two second elastic arms are formed on the second surface, and face the second resisting wall. The two second elastic arms and the second resisting wall define a second receiving space configured for receiving a second hard disk drive.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 29, 2012
    Date of Patent: February 3, 2015
    Assignee: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Chin-Ming Chang
  • Patent number: 8929097
    Abstract: A power conversion apparatus includes electronic components configuring a power conversion circuit, a cooler for cooling at least part of the electronic components, and a case housing the electronic components and the cooler. The at least part of the electronic components and the cooler are fixed to and integrated in a frame as an internal unit. The internal unit is fixed within the case through the frame. The frame has such a shape that the at least part of the electronic components is surrounded by the frame from four sides.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 7, 2011
    Date of Patent: January 6, 2015
    Assignee: Denso Corporation
    Inventors: Akira Nakasaka, Kenichi Oohama
  • Patent number: 8922972
    Abstract: An integral solar module power conditioning system includes one or more solar module support frames. Each frame includes a plurality of plug-and-play electrical connectors integrated therewith. A microinverter or microinverter connector is also integrated with each frame. Each frame is configured to receive a respective solar electric module and to carry electrical power through a plurality of solar electric modules and corresponding microinverters connected together via a plurality of solar module support frames connected together via the plurality of integrated plug-and-play electrical connectors.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 12, 2011
    Date of Patent: December 30, 2014
    Assignee: General Electric Company
    Inventors: Charles Steven Korman, Neil Anthony Johnson, Michael Andrew de Rooij
  • Patent number: 8908120
    Abstract: The present invention provides a back frame of flat panel display device, which includes at least first and second primary assembling pieces. The at least two primary assembling pieces are joined to form the back frame. The primary assembling pieces have a snap-on engagement section, and the snap-on engagement section mates a front frame of the flat panel display device. The present invention provides a back frame of front panel display device, a backlight system, and a flat liquid crystal display device that form a snap-on engagement section on a primary assembling piece to mate a snap-on engagement of a front frame of the flat panel display device to fix the front frame of the flat panel display device and also to allow of easy disassembling of the flat panel display device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 23, 2011
    Date of Patent: December 9, 2014
    Assignee: Shenzhen China Star Optoelectronics Technology Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Yi-Cheng Kuo, Yu-Chun Hsiao, Chong Huang, Jia-He Cheng, Cheng-Wen Que, Quan Li, Liu-Yang Yang
  • Patent number: 8891029
    Abstract: The display device includes a display unit, a front cabinet 3, and a back cabinet 4. The front cabinet 3 includes a front surface part 31, a peripheral surface part 32, and a protruding plate part 322. The back cabinet 4 includes a screw insert hole 42 and an extension part 41. The front cabinet 3 and the back cabinet 4 are coupled by fastening of a tapping screw 5 which is inserted into a screw insertion hole 42 from the rear side and tapped and screwed to the peripheral surface part 32 and the protruding plate part 322 or a tip surface of the protruding plate part 322, and by fitting of the extension part 41 to a gap 324 between the peripheral surface part 32 and the protruding plate part 322.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 2, 2012
    Date of Patent: November 18, 2014
    Assignee: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Shinichi Nakamura, Yoshikazu Ichinari
  • Patent number: 8829790
    Abstract: An organic light emitting diode (OLED) display is disclosed. In one embodiment, the display includes 1) a display panel including i) a display area configured to display an image and ii) a pad area adjacent to the display area and configured not to display an image, 2) a bezel configured to receive the display panel and 3) a reinforcing member positioned between the pad area of the display panel and the bezel. According to at least one embodiment, the deformation of the portion corresponding to the pad area of the display panel among the bezel may be prevented during an external impact, and thereby the twisting strength and the bending strength may be improved.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 14, 2011
    Date of Patent: September 9, 2014
    Assignee: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Dong-Su Yee
  • Patent number: 8830698
    Abstract: Novel assemblies for use in conjunction with RF shielded enclosures and the like include one or more RF power and signal filters connectibly inserted, attached to, or otherwise made a part of optimized cavities or receptacles formed within an optimized frame of the assembly. The use of optimized cavities or receptacles greatly reduces the number of exterior fasteners needed to connect filters to the assembly or the assembly to an enclosure which, in turn, reduces leakage. The optimized cavities or receptacles may be arranged in a compact manner in order to make optimum use of the available space on an optimized frame of the assembly.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 10, 2010
    Date of Patent: September 9, 2014
    Assignee: InTech Defense, LLC.
    Inventors: Marc Cordes, Paul LaHaye
  • Publication number: 20140240914
    Abstract: A system for the management of rack-mounted field replaceable units (FRUs) that affords the enhanced availability and serviceability of FRUs provided by blade-based systems but in a manner that accommodates different types of FRUs (e.g., in relation to form factors, functionality, power and cooling requirements, and/or the like) installed within a rack or cabinet.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 28, 2013
    Publication date: August 28, 2014
    Applicant: ORACLE INTERNATIONAL CORPORATION
    Inventor: Carl L. Meert
  • Patent number: 8811036
    Abstract: A frame member (130) includes a bottom plate part (132) facing the lower surface of a display device (110), a wall part (133) extending upwardly from an edge part of the bottom plate part (132), and a top plate part (134) extending from an upper edge part of the wall part in a horizontal direction. An aperture (131) into which a wiring member (120) connected to the display device (110) is inserted is formed between the wall part (133) and the top plate part (134). The frame member (130) retains and supports the display device (110).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 16, 2008
    Date of Patent: August 19, 2014
    Assignee: NEC Corporation
    Inventors: Takahiro Sakai, Seiichirou Gotou, Toshiki Yamanaka
  • Patent number: 8800787
    Abstract: Cover of 19-inch rack type for electronic equipment, wherein the cover includes a fastening device including a front face, oriented facing out from the rack system, a rear side, two opposing side faces, as well as a bottom and a top face. The fastening device is fixed to the cover using a first fastening element, extending out from the side face of the cover, and fastened to the stand using a second fastening element so the rear face of the fastening device is oriented facing the stand, whereby the cover can be fixed to the stand. The fastening device includes a cavity between the front face and the rear face, including an opening and arranged with a gripping element for fingers, so that a user can insert one or several fingers through the opening and pull the cover out from its place in the rack system using the gripping element.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 21, 2010
    Date of Patent: August 12, 2014
    Assignee: Clamco Invest AB
    Inventor: Bertil Lohman
  • Patent number: 8787023
    Abstract: An electronic equipment enclosure includes a frame structure having side cross members between front and rear frames, a vertical mounting rail and a clamping bracket attached to the vertical mounting rail. At least one of the side cross members defines an interior-facing channel that extends at least substantially along the length thereof. Upon insertion into the channel, the clamping bracket is rotatable within the channel to tighten, and thereby fasten, the vertical mounting rail to the frame structure.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 10, 2011
    Date of Patent: July 22, 2014
    Assignee: Chatsworth Products, Inc.
    Inventors: Richard Evans Lewis, II, D. Brian Donowho
  • Patent number: 8716612
    Abstract: A housing (1) encloses electronic components (2) that control operation of a weighing scale. The housing has a first housing part (10) and a second housing part (30). The respective housing parts are designed to form a first enclosed space (6) for housing the electronic components between the respective housing parts. A fastening module (60) is arranged between the respective housing parts. The fastening module has a first side (61) and an opposing second side (62). The first side includes first and second circumferential seating ledges (63, 64) that receive, respectively, the first and second housing parts.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 4, 2011
    Date of Patent: May 6, 2014
    Assignee: Mettler-Toledo (Albstadt) GmbH
    Inventor: Thomas Schön
  • Patent number: 8704970
    Abstract: The present disclosure discloses a liquid crystal module and a liquid crystal display. The liquid crystal module includes a plastic frame, a front frame as well as a liquid crystal display panel positioned therebetween. The front frame is a square frame made of a sheet formed by vacuum molding. The front frame and the plastic frame are cooperated with each other in order to fix the liquid crystal display panel. The front frame includes an elastic buckling part/elastic clamping buckle, and the plastic frame includes a clamping buckle/buckling part being interference fit with the elastic buckling part/elastic clamping buckle for fixing the liquid crystal display panel. The front frame of the present disclosure, shortens the developing period so as to reduce the cost for opening module of the liquid crystal module and further reduce the manufacturing cost of the liquid crystal display.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 8, 2011
    Date of Patent: April 22, 2014
    Assignee: Shenzhen China Star Optoelectronics Technology Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Qinjun Shi
  • Patent number: 8662317
    Abstract: A server cabinet includes a housing, a switch, and two fastening members. The housing includes two posts. The switch includes two opposite sidewalls. Each fastening member includes a fastening plate with a first end of the fastening plate fastened to a corresponding post, a connection plate slantingly extending from the fastening plate, and two mounting plates respectively extending from a second end of the fastening plate and a distal end of the connection plate and perpendicular to the fastening plate. The mounting plates of each fastening member are fastened to a corresponding sidewall.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 1, 2012
    Date of Patent: March 4, 2014
    Assignees: Hong Fu Jin Precision Industry (ShenZhen) Co., Ltd, Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: An-Gang Liang, Zheng-Heng Sun
  • Patent number: 8649162
    Abstract: The present invention provides a display device comprising a top chassis including first plate and a second plate extended and bent down from the first, a lens plate disposed below the first plate, a first frame supporting a peripheral area of the lens plate, a display panel disposed below the first frame, a backlight unit supporting a peripheral area of the display panel, and a chassis fixing member fixing the top chassis to the backlight unit. The first frame includes a first surface facing an inner surface of the first plate and a second surface facing an inner surface of the second surface.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 9, 2010
    Date of Patent: February 11, 2014
    Assignee: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Jae-Woo Jang, Jin-Ho Cho
  • Publication number: 20140022755
    Abstract: A rack includes a rack body part in which electronic devices are housed vertically; and cable holding bars each of which is fixed to one of fixing members each pivotably supported by a rotary shaft provided on the rack body part so as to be vertically rotatable, each of the cable holding bars being extended in an axis direction of the rotary shaft; wherein each of the fixing members has such a shape that distances between the cable holding bars and the rotary shaft mutually differ, and, when a cable holding bar is rotated upward, each fixing member to which the cable holding bar is fixed whose distance from the rotary shaft is larger than that of the lifted cable holding bar is rotated upward.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 23, 2013
    Publication date: January 23, 2014
    Applicant: FUJITSU LIMITED
    Inventor: Takashi SAITO
  • Patent number: 8514590
    Abstract: The power conversion apparatus includes electronic components constituting a power conversion circuit, a cooler for cooling at least some of the electronic components, and a case housing the electronic components and the cooler. The at least some of the electronic components and the cooler are fixed to and integrated in a frame as an internal unit . The internal unit including therein the semiconductor modules also includes a control circuit board fitted to board fixing sections formed in the frame so as to project from the frame in the height direction perpendicular to the plane of the frame. Each of the board fixing sections has a board abutment surface at a position closer to the frame than the tips of control terminals of the semiconductor modules formed so as to project in the height direction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 7, 2011
    Date of Patent: August 20, 2013
    Assignee: Denso Corporation
    Inventors: Akira Nakasaka, Masaru Miyazaki, Kenichi Oohama
  • Patent number: 8514589
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, an electronic apparatus is provided with a first housing that comprises a first ground and a second housing comprising a second ground. The electronic apparatus further comprises (i) a plurality of first protrusions on an inner surface of the first housing, at least one of the plurality of first protrusions comprising, on a peripheral surface thereof, a first conductor electrically connected to the first ground; (ii) a hinge pivotably connecting the first housing and the second housing; and (iii) a cable extending between inside the first housing and inside the second housing through the hinge, supported by the plurality of first protrusions, electrically connected to the first conductor in the first housing, and electrically connected to the second ground in the second housing, the cable electrically connecting the first ground and the second ground.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 17, 2011
    Date of Patent: August 20, 2013
    Assignee: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
    Inventor: Masashi Mikami
  • Patent number: 8462521
    Abstract: A shielding assembly comprises a pair of opposite first sidewalls, a pair of opposite second sidewalls, a pair of opposite first covers, a pair of latching portion and a pair of opposite second covers. The first sidewalls and the second sidewalls are connected with each other to collectively form a hollow frame. The first covers are resiliently connected to the first sidewalls, respectively, and suitable to be bent to collectively cover the hollow frame. The pair of latching portions extend the first covers and are bent perpendicular to the first covers, respectively. A pair of gaps are defined respectively on two tail ends of each of the latching portions. The second covers are resiliently connected to the second sidewalls, respectively, and are bent to cover on the first covers and latched in corresponding gaps.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 22, 2011
    Date of Patent: June 11, 2013
    Assignee: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Shih-Wei Lin
  • Patent number: 8456864
    Abstract: The present description is directed to small form-factor input devices operative to be coupled to an electronic device using a cable. For example, in some embodiments, an input device is described for providing one or more inputs to an electrical device, wherein the input device comprises a circuit board having first and second sides; a first electrical switch disposed on the first side of the circuit board; a second electrical switch disposed on the first side of the circuit board; a third electrical switch disposed on the second side of the circuit board; a frame defining a periphery, wherein the circuit board is maintained within the periphery of the frame; top and bottom shells that house the circuit board, the top shell placed over the first side of the circuit board, and the bottom shell placed over the second side of the circuit board; and at least one clip coupled to each one of the top shell and the bottom shell, wherein the at least one clip is operative to engage the frame.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 3, 2008
    Date of Patent: June 4, 2013
    Assignee: Apple Inc.
    Inventors: Kurt Stiehl, Michelle Yu, Wilhelmus M. C. Crooijmans, Cameron Frazier
  • Patent number: 8451594
    Abstract: Provided is a universal stand for multivision for forming the multivision using a plurality of display devices. The universal stands includes: a plurality of base frames arranged horizontally and vertically in lines; and a support frame which is mounted on each of the base frames to move vertically or horizontally and supports the display device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 14, 2009
    Date of Patent: May 28, 2013
    Assignee: Orion Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Kunyoung Kim, Won Woo Jeon, Youngmi Kim
  • Publication number: 20130128490
    Abstract: The present invention discloses a backplane and a backlight module. The backplane comprises a frame formed by a plurality of brackets, and bridges which are arranged on the brackets and used for fixing PCBs; the bridges can rotate relative to the fixed points of the bridges to the brackets; the bridges are provided with chutes or through holes used for installing hillocks. In the present invention, because the backplane is formed into a frame structure through a plurality of brackets, the manufacturing cost is lower and a large number of materials are saved. Simultaneously, the bridges can rotate relative to the fixed points of the bridges to the brackets, so that the positions of hillocks on the bridges can be adjusted to satisfy the needs of the PCBs of different dimensions and enhance the universality of the backplane.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 2, 2011
    Publication date: May 23, 2013
    Inventors: Yicheng Kuo, Yuchun Hsiao, Chong Huang, Jiahe Cheng, Chengwen Que, Quan Li, Liuyang Yang
  • Patent number: 8446740
    Abstract: Even in a location where, for example, a notch section is formed, sufficient rigidity is secured. For this purpose, in reinforcing structure of a front case, a horizontal hemming-bent section 18 formed by folding work is disposed not only in a notch section 9, but also in regions near neighborhood regions 15 and 16. As a result, in the neighborhood regions 15 and 16 of the notch section 9, there is formed a location in which the horizontal hemming-bent section 18 overlaps with a sidewall section 7 along a side end edge to thereby provide reinforcement. Hence, also in the notch section 9, sufficient rigidity is secured.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 30, 2007
    Date of Patent: May 21, 2013
    Assignee: NEC Corporation
    Inventor: Takaya Yoshida
  • Patent number: 8437148
    Abstract: A panel display and a method for manufacturing the same are provided. The panel display includes a frame, an elastic pad, and a display panel. The frame has a supporting tray and a side wall which perpendicularly extends from the end of the supporting tray. A groove is formed on the supporting tray adjacent to the foot of the side wall. One end of the elastic pad is located within the groove while the other end leans on the side wall before the display panel is configured with the frame. When entering the display panel into the frame, the edge of the display panel compels the elastic pad to bend and form a bottom portion and a side portion. The bottom portion is accommodated in the groove while the side portion is compressed by the edge of the display panel and lies on the side wall.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 29, 2010
    Date of Patent: May 7, 2013
    Assignee: AU Optronics Corporation
    Inventors: Shih-Chieh Hsu, Benhon Chen
  • Patent number: 8395909
    Abstract: A display module includes a display panel, an external frame, and a pad structure. The external frame is disposed at a side of the display panel. The pad structure is disposed between the display panel and the external frame. A panel-absorbing portion is formed on a surface of the pad structure facing the display panel. The panel-absorbing portion is used for absorbing the display panel so as to fix the pad structure on the display panel.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 17, 2010
    Date of Patent: March 12, 2013
    Assignee: Chunghwa Picture Tubes, Ltd.
    Inventors: Chin-Hsing Cho, Tsao-Yuan Fu
  • Publication number: 20130039028
    Abstract: An integral solar module power conditioning system includes one or more solar module support frames. Each frame includes a plurality of plug-and-play electrical connectors integrated therewith. A microinverter or microinverter connector is also integrated with each frame. Each frame is configured to receive a respective solar electric module and to carry electrical power through a plurality of solar electric modules and corresponding microinverters connected together via a plurality of solar module support frames connected together via the plurality of integrated plug-and-play electrical connectors.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 12, 2011
    Publication date: February 14, 2013
    Applicant: GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY
    Inventors: Charles Steven Korman, Neil Anthony Johnson, Michael Andrew de Rooij
  • Patent number: 8369107
    Abstract: An OLED display and a manufacturing method thereof. The OLED includes: a cover window; a guide frame disposed on the cover window; an adhesive layer disposed on the cover window, within the guide frame, and a display panel attached to the cover window, via the adhesive layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 26, 2009
    Date of Patent: February 5, 2013
    Assignee: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Dai-Han Cho, Dong-Su Yee, Chan-Kyoung Moon, Min-Su Kim, Jung-Ho Hwang, Hyun-Hee Lee, Chan-Hee Wang
  • Publication number: 20130027900
    Abstract: A display device includes a panel module, a frame, and a fixing device, wherein the panel module has a panel connecting part. The frame has a frame connecting part whose location corresponds to the location of the panel connecting part. The fixing device includes a joint unit and a fixing unit. The joint unit is used for accommodating the panel connecting part and the frame connecting part. The fixing unit is connected to the joint unit such that the frame can be fixed on the panel module.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 31, 2012
    Publication date: January 31, 2013
    Inventors: Chih-Sheng CHOU, Chia-Lun YEH
  • Patent number: 8363425
    Abstract: A temperature sensor mounting arrangement for a battery frame assembly in which a plurality of rechargeable battery packs are supported and interconnected. The arrangement includes an elongated support member secured to a battery frame member and extending into an interior region of the frame member. At least one electrical interface connector is secured to a first end of the support member and an electronic temperature sensor is secured to a face of the support member in a target position proximate to a battery pack outer surface. A plurality of electrical conductors interconnects between the electrical connectors and the temperature sensor. The temperature sensor mounting arrangement is modularized and designed to enable high speed assembly during manufacturing and ensure repeatable frame to frame sensor positioning and accuracy of temperature readings.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 19, 2010
    Date of Patent: January 29, 2013
    Assignee: Mann + Hummel GmbH
    Inventors: Charles Rupert, John Endres, Frank Rinderspacher, Richard Wilson
  • Patent number: 8315070
    Abstract: An organic light emitting diode display includes a panel assembly having a display section and a pad section, and a bezel that couples with the panel assembly. The bezel includes a back on which the panel assembly is placed, side walls located at an edge of the back of the bezel, and a protrusion reinforcing portion formed at a region corresponding to the pad section and a vicinity of the pad section in the back of the bezel.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 2, 2009
    Date of Patent: November 20, 2012
    Assignee: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Dong-Su Yee, Min-Su Kim, Chan-Kyoung Moon, Hyun-Hee Lee, Jung-Ho Hwang, Dai-Han Cho, Chan-Hee Wang
  • Patent number: 8297450
    Abstract: A modular rack for mounting avionics equipment comprises an upper rectangular frame, a lower rectangular frame, and a plurality of struts interconnecting the upper rectangular frame and the lower rectangular frame. Each strut is at least partially formed of an electrically conductive carbon fiber composite material and includes at least one flange extending substantially orthogonal to the strut. The flange includes a plurality of mounting holes to allow avionics equipment to be mounted to the rack. A method of mounting avionics equipment in an aircraft is also provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 16, 2008
    Date of Patent: October 30, 2012
    Assignee: Northrop Grumman Systems Corporation
    Inventors: Martin P. Zavidniak, Dale J. Shabra, Phillip Y. Chou, George Gaffoglio
  • Patent number: 8300390
    Abstract: A chassis includes a main body having a backplane, a top cover plate, a bottom cover plate and left and right side plates connected with each other. An upper slide rail and a lower slide rail for securing single boards are provided in the main body, a fan is arranged at the upper position of the main body and a power distribution unit is arranged at the lower position of the main body, and a coupling element for coupling the fan with the power distribution unit is provided in the chassis. The coupling element may be a groove extending from the upper position to the lower position for accommodating cables and formed in the inner side of the side plate of the chassis, or may be two openings for passage of cables respectively provided at an upper position and a lower position of the side plate of the chassis.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 19, 2006
    Date of Patent: October 30, 2012
    Assignee: Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Kaijun Wu, Zhenyu Zhuang, Junning Wang, Xin Wan
  • Patent number: 8267366
    Abstract: A display suspending frame device includes a securing frame, and a first suspending frame and a second suspending frame for mounting respectively to first and second displays to permit suspension of the first and second displays on the securing frame one above the other. The second suspending frame is disposed below the first suspending frame and is capable of upward and downward adjustment by virtue of the configuration thereof or through a fine-tuning unit. Thus, the second display is adjustable in height position to abut against a bottom side of the first display so as to eliminate any clearance between the first and second displays.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 7, 2010
    Date of Patent: September 18, 2012
    Assignee: Aopen Inc.
    Inventors: Sheng-Hsiung Cheng, Chih-Hsiung Chen, Shuang-Ji Jiang
  • Patent number: 8243471
    Abstract: A display device includes a display screen, a securing frame, and two foldable plates. The securing frame is mounted around the display screen. The two foldable plates are hinged to the securing frame, and arranged at opposite sides of the display screen, respectively. The two foldable plates are made of opaque material, and are respectively rotatable about two parallel rotating axes which are at the opposite sides of the display screen.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 26, 2010
    Date of Patent: August 14, 2012
    Assignees: Hong Fu Jin Precision Industry (ShenZhen) Co., Ltd., Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: An-Gang Liang
  • Patent number: 8243461
    Abstract: The electronic device, which allows inhibiting the breaking-away of the element from the frame member, even if the temperature change of the electronic device is repeated, and the process for manufacturing the electronic device, are achieved. An electronic device includes a photo-sensitive element formed in a wafer, a frame member installed on the wafer to surround a functional unit, and an encapsulating resin layer filling a circumference of the frame member.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 3, 2009
    Date of Patent: August 14, 2012
    Assignee: Renesas Electronics Corporation
    Inventors: Kenji Uchida, Koki Hirasawa
  • Patent number: 8227088
    Abstract: An exemplary metallic cover (20) includes a bottom base (21) and a plurality of side walls (22, 23, 24, 25). The side walls extend from bottom base. The bottom base and each of the side walls are connected by an edge structure (26). The metallic cover is made of a metallic material that has a yield strength in the range from about 80 MPa to about 150 MPa, an elongation ratio in the range from about 15% to about 28%, and a hardness in the range from about 45 HV0.2 to about 70 HV0.2. A method for making the metallic cover is also provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 12, 2007
    Date of Patent: July 24, 2012
    Assignees: Hong Fu Jin Precision Industry (ShenZhen) Co., Ltd., Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Hong-Zhan Yi, Ai-Jun Xu, Lone-Wen Tai, Zi-Li Wu, Jun Dai, Xiao-Bo Yuan
  • Patent number: 8228684
    Abstract: An electronic system adapted to perform a corresponding function and including at least a first subsystem and a second subsystem, the first subsystem and the second subsystem being operatively couplable to each other through a plurality of electric connections to perform the function of the system, in which the first subsystem and the second subsystem are respectively integrated on a first material chip and on a second material chip, the plurality of electric connections including a plurality of conductive through holes formed in at least one of the first and second chips and adapted to form a corresponding plurality of inter-chip electric connections when the first and the second chips are superimposed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 7, 2008
    Date of Patent: July 24, 2012
    Assignee: STMicroelectronics S.r.l.
    Inventors: Aldo Losavio, Giovanni Campardo, Stefano Ricciardi
  • Publication number: 20120170244
    Abstract: An organic light emitting diode display having a display panel comprising a first substrate and a second substrate disposed facing the first substrate, the first substrate comprising a display area and a pad area, a buffer member disposed on one surface of the first substrate, the buffering member having a buffer layer and an adhesive layer formed on at least one surface of the buffer layer, and a bezel or a case accommodating the display panel and buffer member.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 20, 2011
    Publication date: July 5, 2012
    Applicant: SAMSUNG MOBILE DISPLAY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Oh-June Kwon, Kuen-Dong Ha, Hyun-Min Hwang, Ji-Ho Kang, Chan-Kyoung Moon, Hyun-Hee Lee, Jung-Jun Im, Dong-Su Yee, In-Soo Lee, Min-Su Kim, Young-Cheol Joo, Seung-Yong Song, Ji-Hun Ryu, Kwan-Hee Lee, Young-Seo Choi, Sun-Young Jung, Sun-Hwa Kim, Dai-Han Cho
  • Patent number: 8203854
    Abstract: A display suspending frame device includes a suspending seat and at least one suspending frame. The suspending seat includes an upright mounting plate, a rear slide rail set disposed forwardly of the mounting plate and connected to the mounting plate, and a front slide rail set disposed forwardly of the rear slide rail set and connected to the rear slide rail set. The at least one suspending frame is for mounting to a rear face of a display and is mounted slidably on the front slide rail set. By arranging the rear slide rail set between the mounting plate of the suspending seat and the front slide rail set, a space is provided for accommodating an electronic device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 26, 2009
    Date of Patent: June 19, 2012
    Assignee: Aopen Inc.
    Inventors: Wen-Hsi Tsai, Chih-Hsiung Chen, Shuang-Ji Jiang, Yao-Wen Hsu, Hong-Chang Liu
  • Patent number: 8199514
    Abstract: An electrical device storage unit includes a separation wall having a convex portion and a concave portion; a control unit having a printed circuit board whose front surface and back surface are mounted with an electronic component; an adhesive for joining the convex portion and the printed circuit board; and an electrical device that is electrically connected with the control unit by a conductor and arranged opposite the control unit with the separation wall disposed therebetween, wherein the conductor is provided passing through the separation wall and the printed circuit board, and an end of the conductor is soldered to the printed circuit board.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 29, 2008
    Date of Patent: June 12, 2012
    Assignee: Aisin AW Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Yoshinobu Ito
  • Publication number: 20120113616
    Abstract: Embodiments herein relate to a frame and an electronic portable device having a frame. The frame may include at least one fuel cell. The frame may also include at least one inlet for introducing fuel into the at least one fuel cell, and at least one drain for draining a residue produced by a reaction of the at least one fuel cell. The frame further may further include a connector for electrically connecting the at least one fuel cell to at least one electronic component of the electronic portable device. The frame may be further adapted for embedding the electronic component therein.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 10, 2010
    Publication date: May 10, 2012
    Applicant: Research In Motion Limited
    Inventor: Martin George Albert Guthrie
  • Patent number: 8174848
    Abstract: Disclosed is a reinforcement frame for a display panel using aluminum alloy extrusion members and an apparatus and a method for manufacturing the same, wherein, while a number of unitary aluminum alloy extrusion members abut one another, a welding head is used to cause the abutting portions to undergo friction resulting from high-speed rotation so that the members are melted and welded to one another by the resulting frictional heat.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 2, 2007
    Date of Patent: May 8, 2012
    Assignee: Dongyang Gangchul., Ltd.
    Inventors: Do-Bong Park, Sang-Woo Park, Kae-Hee Oh, Jin-Woo Park