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US10908653B2
Foldable electronic device and hinge mechanism thereof
Publication/Patent Number: US10908653B2 Publication Date: 2021-02-02 Application Number: 16/460,030 Filing Date: 2019-07-02 Inventor: Huang, Yu-chin   Liao, Wen-neng   Hsieh, Cheng-wen   Lin, Yu-ming   Assignee: ACER INCORPORATED   IPC: G06F1/16 Abstract: A hinge mechanism is provided, including a fixed member, a rotary member pivotally connected to the fixed member, a pin, a first gear set, and a second gear set. The first and second gear sets are connected to the fixed member and the rod and respectively have a teeth-uncompleted gear. When the rotary member rotates relative to the fixed member from an initial angle to a first angle, the first gear set drives the pin to rotate in a first direction. When the rotary member further rotates relative to the fixed member from the first angle to a second angle, the second gear set drives the ping to rotate in a second direction, which is the opposite of the first direction.
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US2021058987A1
Method of Radio Bearer Transmission in Dual Connectivity
Publication/Patent Number: US2021058987A1 Publication Date: 2021-02-25 Application Number: 17/092,341 Filing Date: 2020-11-09 Inventor: Chen, Hung-chen   Cheng, Ching-wen   Assignee: ACER INCORPORATED   IPC: H04W76/11 Abstract: A method of radio bearer transmission in dual connectivity for a network in a long term evolution (LTE) system is disclosed. The method comprises generating at least a packet data convergence protocol protocol data unit (PDCP PDU) by a PDCP entity of the network corresponding to a radio bearer (RB), and assigning each PDCP PDU with an identity, wherein the identity indicates which PDCP entity the PDCP PDU belongs to.
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US2021068175A1
Method of Radio Bearer Transmission in Dual Connectivity
Publication/Patent Number: US2021068175A1 Publication Date: 2021-03-04 Application Number: 17/096,891 Filing Date: 2020-11-12 Inventor: Chen, Hung-chen   Cheng, Ching-wen   Assignee: ACER INCORPORATED   IPC: H04W76/11 Abstract: A method of radio bearer transmission in dual connectivity for a network in a long term evolution (LTE) system comprises generating at least a packet data convergence protocol protocol data unit (PDCP PDU) by a PDCP entity of the network corresponding to a radio bearer (RB), and assigning each PDCP PDU with an identity, wherein the identity indicates which PDCP entity the PDCP PDU belongs to.
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EP2835928B1
Methods of handling communication operation
Publication/Patent Number: EP2835928B1 Publication Date: 2021-07-14 Application Number: 14180167.0 Filing Date: 2014-08-07 Inventor: Hsieh, Chia-wen   Lee, Chien-min   Assignee: ACER INCORPORATED   IPC: H04L5/00
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US11100190B2
Chromebook computer and WebVR execution method thereof
Publication/Patent Number: US11100190B2 Publication Date: 2021-08-24 Application Number: 16/833,028 Filing Date: 2020-03-27 Inventor: Lin, Shih-hao   Yang, Chao-kuang   Hsu, Wen-cheng   Assignee: ACER INCORPORATED   IPC: G06F3/048 Abstract: A Chromebook computer and a web virtual reality (WebVR) execution method thereof are provided. The WebVR execution method of Chromebook computer includes the following steps. A Chrome Extension informs a WebVR website that the Chromebook computer has a WebVR execution capability. A Chrome APP obtains an inertial measurement unit (IMU) data of a head-mounted display (HMD). The Chrome APP transmits the IMU data to the Chrome Extension. The Chrome Extension transmits the IMU data to the WebVR website through a WebVR application programming interface (API). The Chrome Extension captures a left eye frame and a right eye frame from the WebVR website through the WebVR API. The Chrome Extension projects the left eye frame and the right eye frame to the HMD.
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US11051415B2
Method for assembling an electronic device
Publication/Patent Number: US11051415B2 Publication Date: 2021-06-29 Application Number: 16/131,137 Filing Date: 2018-09-14 Inventor: Wu, Sheng-wen   Huang, Yu-cheng   Lin, Ke-hua   Chuang, Shao-chi   Lee, Wen-shu   Assignee: ACER INCORPORATED   IPC: H05K5/02 Abstract: A method for assembling the electronic device is provided, including providing a band member, forming a buffer structure on the band member by overmolding, pulling the band member out of the buffer structure to form a channel in the buffer structure, providing a flexible circuit, and disposing the flexible circuit through the channel.
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US11112885B2
Rotary input device
Publication/Patent Number: US11112885B2 Publication Date: 2021-09-07 Application Number: 16/422,985 Filing Date: 2019-05-25 Inventor: Ju, Tai   Ko, Chueh-pin   Chen, Chih-chiang   Assignee: ACER INCORPORATED   IPC: H01H9/00 Abstract: A rotary input device includes a base, a cover, a column, one or more first magnets, one or more second magnets, a plurality of magnetic sensors, and a signal processing circuit. The cover includes a cap portion and a side wall vertically extending from the cap portion. The column surrounded by the side wall includes a first end for connecting to the base and a second end for connecting to the cover. The first magnet surrounds the column and is configured on the cover. The second magnet surrounds the first magnet and is configured on the base. The magnetic sensors are configured on a lateral surface of the column and coupled to the signal processing circuit.
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US11122644B2
Device and method of redirecting a communication device
Publication/Patent Number: US11122644B2 Publication Date: 2021-09-14 Application Number: 15/673,425 Filing Date: 2017-08-10 Inventor: Chen, Hung-chen   Cheng, Ching-wen   Assignee: ACER INCORPORATED   IPC: H04W76/27 Abstract: A communication device for redirecting the communication device comprises a storage device for storing instructions and a processing circuit coupled to the storage device. The processing circuit is configured to execute the instructions stored in the storage device. The instructions comprise performing a first random access (RA) procedure with a first node; transmitting information of a service to the first node, when performing the first RA procedure; receiving a RRC redirection command message for redirecting the communication device to at least one second node from the first node, after transmitting the information of the service; selecting a first one of the at least one second node according to the RRC redirection command message; and performing a second RA procedure with the first one of the at least one second node.
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US10936029B2
Method for cooling a heat source by liquefied gas
Publication/Patent Number: US10936029B2 Publication Date: 2021-03-02 Application Number: 16/151,377 Filing Date: 2018-10-04 Inventor: Chang, Yi-mu   Kuan, Ching-piao   Teng, Fu-sheng   Assignee: ACER INCORPORATED   IPC: G06F1/20 Abstract: A method for cooling a heat source by liquefied gas is provided, wherein the heat source is cooled by filling a liquefied gas into a chamber close to the heat source, and the heat source is located in an electronic device. The temperature of the heat source is detected, and the liquefied gas is filled into the chamber via an inlet valve to absorb heat generated by the heat source when the temperature of the heat source rises to a first value. Specifically, an exhaust valve that communicates with the chamber is opened when the temperature of the heat source decreases and then rises to a second value or the pressure inside the chamber reaches a critical value, so that the liquefied gas in the chamber can be vaporized and discharged through the exhaust valve to an atmospheric environment.
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US10990137B2
Electronic device and hinge mechanism of the same
Publication/Patent Number: US10990137B2 Publication Date: 2021-04-27 Application Number: 16/532,715 Filing Date: 2019-08-06 Inventor: Huang, Yu-chin   Peng, Hsueh-chih   Tai, Wen-chieh   Liao, Wen-neng   Lin, Kuang-hua   Assignee: ACER INCORPORATED   IPC: G06F1/16 Abstract: A hinge mechanism is provided. The hinge mechanism includes a base, a magnetic assembly, a torque assembly, and a calibration component. The magnetic assembly is disposed in the base. The torque assembly is connected to the base, and includes a substrate, a first cylinder, and a second cylinder. The substrate is disposed in the base. The first cylinder penetrates the substrate, and is rotatable relative to the substrate. The second cylinder penetrates the substrate, and is rotatable relative to the substrate and the first cylinder. The calibration component is disposed between the magnetic assembly and the torque assembly, and abuts an inner wall of the first cylinder, and an inner wall of the second cylinder.
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US11086394B2
Gaming cabin for virtual reality application
Publication/Patent Number: US11086394B2 Publication Date: 2021-08-10 Application Number: 16/513,634 Filing Date: 2019-07-16 Inventor: Lin, Jia-yu   Huang, Chao-shih   Chen, Chih-chiang   Assignee: ACER INCORPORATED   IPC: G09G5/00 Abstract: A gaming cabin includes a display device, an adjustable chair, a degree-of-freedom adjusting device, a situation simulator, and a system end. The degree-of-freedom adjusting device is configured to provide three degrees of freedom for the display device along the vertical axis, along the horizontal axis and yaw, as well as provide automatic view-switching and surround sound control. The system end is configured to adjust the resolution of the display device using foveated rendering technique, thereby increasing system efficiency. The situation simulator is configured to provide visual, olfactory, tactile or impact effect during VR applications.
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US2021258947A1
Device and Method for Handling Physical Uplink Control Channel Collision
Publication/Patent Number: US2021258947A1 Publication Date: 2021-08-19 Application Number: 17/153,886 Filing Date: 2021-01-21 Inventor: Lee, Chien-min   Assignee: ACER INCORPORATED   IPC: H04W72/04 Abstract: A communication device for handling a physical uplink (UL) control channel (PUCCH) collision, comprises at least one storage device; and at least one processing circuit, coupled to the at least one storage device. The at least one storage device stores instructions, and the at least one processing circuit is configured to execute the instructions of transmitting a first PUCCH in at least one first physical resource block (PRB) of at least one first slot to a network; dropping a second PUCCH in at least one second PRB of at least one second slot, wherein the at least one second slot is overlapped with the at least one first slot; and transmitting the second PUCCH in at least one third PRB of at least one third slot to the network, wherein the at least one third slot is after the at least one first slot.
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US11117049B2
Computer cockpit for different body shapes of user
Publication/Patent Number: US11117049B2 Publication Date: 2021-09-14 Application Number: 16/369,082 Filing Date: 2019-03-29 Inventor: Hou, Chen-chih   Kuo, Chun-chih   Lee, An-cheng   Assignee: ACER INCORPORATED   IPC: H04N7/18 Abstract: A computer cockpit for interacting with a user includes a front camera, a back camera, a display device, a microprocessor, a chair, and a controller. The front camera or the back camera captures an image of the user. The display device generates a display image according to the image. The microprocessor analyzes the display image on the display device, so as to obtain height information of the user. The microprocessor generates a first control signal according to the height information. The chair includes a cushion and a backrest connected to the cushion. The controller adjusts a first tilt angle of the backrest according to the first control signal.
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US10884521B2
Dial device and related interactive display device capable of determining a rotation angle
Publication/Patent Number: US10884521B2 Publication Date: 2021-01-05 Application Number: 16/562,421 Filing Date: 2019-09-05 Inventor: Ju, Tai   Ko, Chueh-pin   Chen, Chih-chiang   Assignee: ACER INCORPORATED   IPC: G06F3/041 Abstract: A dial device including an upper case and a bottom base disposed with an electrode pattern having a directional pattern corresponding to a direction, wherein an interactive display device utilizes the dial device as an input device (such as a mouse or a rocker capable of instructing an index displayed by a screen to move toward the direction) according to moving signals transmitted by the dial device and sensing signals generated by a touch circuit of the interactive display device. Thus, the interactive display device is capable of mapping a direction caused by relative motions between the upper case and the bottom base to a moving direction of an object displayed by the interactive display device, so as to increase an operation of the dial device.
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US11044053B2
Device and method of handling code block group-based communication operation
Publication/Patent Number: US11044053B2 Publication Date: 2021-06-22 Application Number: 16/009,224 Filing Date: 2018-06-15 Inventor: Hsieh, Chia-wen   Lee, Chien-min   Assignee: ACER INCORPORATED   IPC: H04L1/18 Abstract: A communication device for handling a code block group (CBG)-based communication operation comprises at least one storage device; and at least one processing circuit, coupled to the at least one storage device. The at least one storage device stores, and the at least one processing circuit is configured to execute instructions of receiving an indication configuring at least one CBG-based communication operation to the communication device from a network; receiving a maximum number of CBGs in a transport block (TB) for the at least one CBG-based communication operation from the network; and performing the at least one CBG-based communication operation with the network according to the maximum number of CBGs.
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US2021051635A1
Device and Method for Handling a Reception
Publication/Patent Number: US2021051635A1 Publication Date: 2021-02-18 Application Number: 16/989,847 Filing Date: 2020-08-10 Inventor: Lo, Li-chung   Lee, Chien-min   Assignee: ACER INCORPORATED   IPC: H04W72/04 Abstract: A communication device for handling a reception comprises at least one storage device and at least one processing circuit, coupled to the at least one storage device. The at least one storage device stores instructions, and the at least one processing circuit is configured to execute the instructions of: receiving a DCI from a control resource set; and receiving a PDSCH according to the DCI, wherein the DCI comprising a TCI field, and the TCI field indicating a TCI codepoint corresponding to a first TCI state and a second TCI state.
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US2021193107A1
MULTIMEDIA PROCESSING METHOD AND ELECTRONIC SYSTEM
Publication/Patent Number: US2021193107A1 Publication Date: 2021-06-24 Application Number: 17/190,434 Filing Date: 2021-03-03 Inventor: Tseng, Gianna   Chou, Szu-ting   Lin, Shang-yao   Huang, Shih-cheng   Assignee: ACER INCORPORATED   IPC: G10L13/027 Abstract: An electronic system is provided. The electronic system includes a host and a display. The host includes an audio processing module, and a smart interpreter engine. The audio processing module is utilized for acquiring audio data corresponding to a first language from audio streams processed by an application program executed on the host. The application program executed on the host includes a specific game software. The smart interpreter engine is utilized for receiving the audio data corresponding to the first language from the audio processing module and converting the audio data corresponding to the first language into text data corresponding to a second language according to the game software executed on the host The display is utilized for receiving the text data corresponding to the second language from the smart interpreter engine and displaying the text data corresponding to the second language.
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US10924879B2
Sound effect controlling method and sound outputting device with dynamic gain adjustment
Publication/Patent Number: US10924879B2 Publication Date: 2021-02-16 Application Number: 16/559,038 Filing Date: 2019-09-03 Inventor: Tu, Po-jen   Chang, Jia-ren   Tzeng, Kai-meng   Assignee: ACER INCORPORATED   IPC: H04S7/00 Abstract: A sound effect controlling method and a sound outputting device with dynamic gain adjustment are disclosed. The sound effect controlling method includes the following steps. An original left sound signal and an original right sound signal are transformed to a virtual center sound signal, a virtual left sound signal, a virtual left surrounding sound signal, a virtual right surrounding sound signal and a virtual right sound signal according to a center gain, a left gain, a left surrounding gain, a right surrounding gain and a right gain, which are calculated according to a rotation angle and a dual sound relationship. An updated left sound signal and an updated right sound signal are obtained according to the virtual center sound signal, the virtual left sound signal, the virtual left surrounding sound signal, the virtual right surrounding sound signal and the virtual right sound signal.
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US11139566B2
Electronic device
Publication/Patent Number: US11139566B2 Publication Date: 2021-10-05 Application Number: 16/826,446 Filing Date: 2020-03-23 Inventor: Chang, Kun-sheng   Lin, Ching-chi   Assignee: ACER INCORPORATED   IPC: H01Q1/52 Abstract: An electronic device includes a first metal element, a second metal element, a feeding radiation element, a first radiation element, a second radiation element, a third radiation element, and a matching radiation element. The first metal element is coupled to a ground voltage. The second metal element is separated from the first metal element. The first radiation element and the second radiation element are coupled to the feeding radiation element. The third radiation element is coupled to the second metal element, and is adjacent to the first radiation element and the second radiation element. An antenna structure is formed by the feeding radiation element, the first radiation element, the second radiation element, the third radiation element, and the matching radiation element. A sensing pad is formed by the second metal element and the third radiation element.
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US10924683B2
Image processing method and imaging device
Publication/Patent Number: US10924683B2 Publication Date: 2021-02-16 Application Number: 16/679,683 Filing Date: 2019-11-11 Inventor: Shih, Wei-kuo   Assignee: ACER INCORPORATED   IPC: H04N5/00 Abstract: An image processing method for processing a first image captured by a camera is provided, in which the first image is retrieved; and an output image is output to an image output circuit after the first image is modified to the output image, wherein a result value of each pixel of the output image is zero or a value generated by subtracting the threshold value from the brightness value of each pixel of the first image.
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