US Pat. No. 9,439,719

OPERATION HANDLES FOR ELECTROCAUTERY

Getac Technology Corporat...

1. An operation handle for electrocautery comprising:
a grip;
an operation rod having two ends, one end being jointly connected to the grip and the other end having a pressing portion,
wherein the operation rod moves selectively from an initial position to at least one work position;

a stopping part disposed on the operation rod, being adjacent to the pressing portion;
a positioning bar disposed on the grip, comprising at least one positioning groove; and
a driven member comprising a driven rod and a torsional spring, wherein the driven rod is jointly connected to the operation
rod and adjacent to the pressing portion, an end of the torsional spring is disposed against the operation rod and another
end of the torsional spring is selectively disposed against the driven rod, and the torsional spring pushes against the driven
rod so as to allow an end of the driven rod selectively stopping against the stopping part;

when the pressing portion of the operation rod is forced, the operation rod moves from the initial position to the at least
one work position, and another end of the driven rod is lodged in the at least one positioning groove.

US Pat. No. 9,261,889

METHOD FOR CONTROLLING THE SYSTEM POWER AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE FOR CONTROLLING THE SYSTEM POWER

Getac Technology Corporat...

1. A method for controlling the system power, which is applied in an electronic device, the method comprising:
detecting a sensing temperature of a system-on chip of the electronic device;
comparing the sensing temperature with a preset temperature;
capturing a detected signal produced by a gravity sensor of the electronic device when determining the sensing temperature
is greater than the preset temperature; and

lowering the surface temperature of the electronic device by setting the power limitation of the system-on chip to be a first
preset power corresponding to a first setting status when the detected signal indicates that the electronic device is in the
first setting status.

US Pat. No. 9,218,508

ELECTRONIC DEVICE AND PROTECTION METHOD THEREOF

Getac Technology Corporat...

1. A protection method for an electronic device, the electronic device having a first storing device corresponding to a preset
working area and a second storing device on which a second operating system is stored, comprising the steps of:
a) detecting a position of the electronic device, and acquiring a positioning coordinate datum according to a detection result;
b) determining whether the electronic device is in the preset working area according to the positioning coordinate datum;
c) stopping the electronic device from accessing the first storing device when the electronic device is not in the preset
working area;

d) allowing the electronic device to access the second storing device and boot the second operating system when the electronic
device is not in the preset working area;

e) detecting an external certificate when the electronic device is in the preset working area;
f) if the external certificate is not detected or the certificate does not pass a verification when the electronic device
is in the preset working area, executing the boot process through the second storing device and stopping the electronic device
from accessing the first storing device; and

g) if the certificate is detected and the certificate passed the verification when the electronic device is in the preset
working area, allowing the electronic device to access the first storing device and executing the boot process through the
first storing device.

US Pat. No. 9,509,157

POWER BANK DEVICE AND CURRENT-OUTPUT METHOD THEREOF

Getac Technology Corporat...

1. A power bank device, comprising:
a load node for connecting to a load outside the power bank device;
a power-supply circuit, for providing an output current to the load node, wherein an initial value of the output current is
according to a sink of the load;

an output circuit, for generating an output voltage at the load node according to the output current, wherein the output circuit
comprises an impedance circuit;

a detecting unit, for generating a detecting signal according to the output current, wherein when the initial value of the
output current is below a predetermined current value, the detecting unit generates a detecting signal with a first value,
and when the initial value of the output current is above the predetermined current value, the detecting unit generates a
detecting signal with a second value;

a switching unit, for switching an impedance of the impedance circuit from a first impedance to a second impedance, wherein
an impedance of the first impedance is larger than an impedance of the second impedance, and the output voltage of the output
circuit is reduced by the second impedance; and

a control circuit, for controlling the switching unit to switch to the impedance of the impedance circuit according to the
detecting signal, wherein the control circuit controls the switching unit to switch the impedance of the impedance circuit
from the first impedance to the second impedance when the detecting signal has the second value so as to reduce the output
voltage and then reduce the output current to the load node when the load is changed from a low load to a high load;

wherein the switching unit is coupled between the impedance circuit and the control circuit.

US Pat. No. 9,660,346

ANTENNA STRUCTURE

Getac Technology Corporat...

1. An antenna structure for receiving and sending a radio frequency signal, comprising:
a connecting portion having a feeding point and a connecting point at opposite ends thereof;
a grounding portion extending from the connecting point and having a grounding point at an end opposite to the connecting
point;

a first extending portion extending continuously from the connecting point to a first open terminal at an end opposite to
the connecting point; and

a second extending portion extending continuously from the connecting point to a second open terminal at an end opposite to
the connecting point;

wherein a first vector goes from the connecting point to the first open terminal, and a second vector goes from the connecting
point to the second open terminal, such that an included angle larger than zero is formed between the first vector and the
second vector;

wherein a difference between a length of a first path defined between the feeding point and the first open terminal of the
first extending portion and a length of a second path defined between the feeding point and the second open terminal of the
second extending portion equals one-fourth or a positive integer multiple of a wavelength of the radio frequency signal such
that electric currents respectively following the first and second paths have a phase difference of 90°, so as for the antenna
structure to receive and send a circularly polarized radio frequency signal; and

wherein the connecting portion, the grounding portion, the first extending portion, and the second extending portion are joined
at the connecting point and extend in four different directions therefrom.

US Pat. No. 9,444,507

WATERPROOF STRUCTURE FOR USE WITH ELECTRONIC DEVICE

Getac Technology Corporat...

1. A waterproof structure for use with an electronic device, the electronic device having a gap, the waterproof structure
comprising:
a casing for enclosing a periphery of the electronic device; and
a waterproof gasket clamped between the casing and the electronic device and comprising a fixing portion fixed to the casing
and a first abutting portion and a second abutting portion which extend from the fixing portion, wherein the first abutting
portion and the second abutting portion abut against two opposite sides of the gap of the electronic device, respectively;

wherein the first abutting portion and the second abutting portion have a first abutting end and a second abutting end, respectively,
to allow the first abutting end of the first abutting portion to abut against one of two opposite sides of the gap and allow
the second abutting end of the second abutting portion to abut against another one of the two opposite sides of the gap.

US Pat. No. 9,143,591

CLIPPING STRUCTURE AND KEY MODULE

Getac Technology Corporat...

7. A key module configured to be assembled to an opening of a housing having an outer surface and an inner surface oppositely
disposed, and the key module comprising:
a key cap;
a main part connected to the key cap;
a sealing part disposed between the main part and the outer surface of the housing, and surrounding the opening to prevent
external foreign bodies from entering the opening through a gap between the main part and the outer surface;

at least two latch parts, each of the latch parts including an end with a latch buckled to an inner surface of the housing,
and another end tightly bonded to the main part, so that the outer surface of the housing is pressed by the main part; and

an actuator, wherein the key cap, main part and actuator are arranged such that when the key cap is pressed, the main part
presses the actuator to trigger a signal

a platen having an opening, wherein the at least two latch parts are connected to the platen, and an actuating portion of
the main part passes through the opening to contact the actuator.

US Pat. No. 9,560,782

WATERPROOF LOCKABLE DOOR AND PRESSURE ADJUSTED PLUG THEREOF

Getac Technology Corporat...

1. A waterproof lockable door which is used in an electronic device comprising an opening, an annular-shaped wall being formed
on an inner periphery of the opening, the waterproof lockable door comprising:
a cover member, pivoted with respect to the electronic device and arranged adjacent to the opening, and comprising at least
one through hole; and

a pressure adjusted plug, connected to one side of the cover member, the pressure adjusted plug comprising:
a waterproof member comprising at least one fastening hole; and
at least one fastening unit, comprising a head portion and a rod portion, wherein the rod portion is received in the through
hole and correspondingly fastened in the fastening hole, thereby holding the cover member between the head portion and the
waterproof member;

wherein, when the cover member covers the opening, the waterproof member is inserted into the opening, and the rod portion
moves relative to the cover member, thereby driving an outer periphery of the waterproof member to engage the annular-shaped
wall;

wherein the rod portion comprises a first segment and a second segment, the first segment is received in the through hole,
and the second segment is fastened in the fastening hole;

wherein the fastening unit is formed as a stepped screw, an outer diameter of the first segment is larger than an outer diameter
of the second segment, the second segment comprises an outer thread, the waterproof member comprises an inner thread inside
the fastening hole, and the outer thread corresponding to and fitted with the inner thread.

US Pat. No. 9,362,668

CONNECTION DEVICE WITH FLOATING CONNECTOR

GETAC TECHNOLOGY CORPORAT...

1. A connection device with a floating connector, comprising:
a casing having an opening;
a floating connector disposed at the opening, the floating connector including a body, a first port and a guiding element,
the body being disposed at the opening through a resilient element, the first port being penetratingly disposed at the body,
and the guiding element being pivotally disposed at a bottom surface of the body; and

a connecting element disposed in the casing and positioned beside the opening, the connecting element including a second port
and a blocking element, the second port being disposed on a top surface of the connecting element and corresponding in position
to the first port, and the blocking element being disposed on the top surface of the connecting element and corresponding
in position to a first end of the guiding element,

wherein a stopping element is disposed at a second end of the guiding element to prevent the first port from electrically
connecting with the second port when the first end of the guiding element abuts against a top surface of the blocking element.

US Pat. No. 9,275,584

BRIGHTNESS CONTROL APPARATUS AND BRIGHTNESS CONTROL METHOD

Getac Technology Corporat...

1. A brightness control apparatus adapted to control brightness of a display of an electronic device, and the brightness control
apparatus comprising:
a conversion unit converting a first pulse width modulating signal into a DC signal, wherein the first pulse width modulating
signal indicates the brightness of the display; and

an analog to digital conversion unit coupled to the conversion unit and converting the DC signal into a second pulse width
modulating signal according to an environmental condition and a load state of the electronic device, wherein the second pulse
width modulating signal controls the brightness of the display;

wherein the analog to digital conversion unit further generates a duty ratio according to the environmental condition and
the load state of the electronic device, and converts the DC signal into the second pulse width modulating signal according
to the duty ratio; and

wherein when the electronic device is in a heavy load state, the analog to digital conversion unit adjusts the duty ratio
of the second pulse width modulating signal to adjust the brightness of the display to be lower than a preset low brightness.

US Pat. No. 9,454,248

TOUCH INPUT METHOD AND ELECTRONIC APPARATUS THEREOF

Getac Technology Corporat...

1. A touch input method, adapted to a touch module for controlling:
a pointer on a virtual display screen, the touch input method comprising:
detecting the touch module;
detecting a first input position and a second input position during a detecting period, wherein the first input position is
corresponding to a first input signal, and the second input position is corresponding to a second input signal; and

forming a command by the first input signal and the second input signal jointly, and executing a specific function by the
pointer according to the command;

wherein the step of executing the specific function by the pointer according to the command comprises:
when the first input position is continuously detected during the detecting period, if no other input positions are detected
within a predetermined period of time after the second input position is detected, issuing a select command to an object clicked
by the pointer; and

when the first input position and the second input position are continuously detected during the detecting period, further
detecting a relative change between the first input position and the second input position, and if the relative change is
that the first input position and the second input position move towards each other, narrowing a viewing area of the virtual
display screen, and if the relative change is that the first input position and the second input position move away from each
other, enlarging the viewing area of the virtual display screen.

US Pat. No. 9,348,389

POWER MEASUREMENT SYSTEM FOR MULTIPLE POWER SOURCES AND METHOD OF OPERATING THE SAME

Getac Technology Corporat...

1. A power measurement system for multiple power sources calculating output powers of different power sources, comprising:
a plurality of measurement apparatuses, each of the measurement apparatuses having:
a sense resistor, one terminal of the sensor resistor electrically connected to a power source and another terminal of the
sensor resistor connected to a load; and

a sense amplifier configured to receive a voltage difference across the sense resistor, amplify the voltage difference with
a gain value, and output an amplified sense voltage;

a multiplexer having a plurality of data input terminals, a data output terminal, and at least one data selection terminal,
the data input terminals receiving the amplified sense voltages outputted from the measurement apparatuses, respectively;
and

a processing module configured to output at least one selection signal to the at least one data selection terminal to control
the multiplexer selecting one of the amplified sense voltages outputted from the data output terminal of the multiplexer,
and receive the selected amplified sense voltage;

wherein the processing module is configured to calculate an output power of the power source according to the received amplified
sense voltage.

US Pat. No. 9,257,737

ANTENNA SWITCHING CIRCUIT AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE AND ANTENNA SWITCHING METHOD THEREOF

Getac Technology Corporat...

1. An antenna switching circuit, disposed in an electronic device comprising an internal antenna and a radio frequency (RF)
module, the antenna switching circuit comprising:
a first reference signal source having a first ground signal;
a second reference signal source having a first reference signal;
a third reference signal source having a second reference signal;
an external antenna connector comprising a connection terminal and an independent ground terminal, wherein the external antenna
connector is configured to be selectively electrically connected to a connector of an external antenna when the electronic
device is connected to a docking device, arranged such that when the external antenna connector is not electrically connected
to the connector of the external antenna, the connection terminal and the independent ground terminal are not electrically
connected, the independent ground terminal has a second ground signal that is the first reference signal, and the connection
terminal has a third ground signal, and when the external antenna connector is electrically connected to the connector of
the external antenna, the connection terminal and the independent ground terminal are electrically connected, and the independent
ground terminal and the connection terminal share the first ground signal such that the second ground signal and the third
ground signal are equal to the first ground signal;

a switch unit having a control terminal connected to the second reference signal source, a first terminal connected to the
third reference signal source, and a second terminal connected to ground; and

a controller, having a first RF terminal, a second RF terminal, a first control terminal, and a second control terminal, wherein
the first RF terminal is electrically connected to the RF module, the second RF terminal is electrically connected to the
internal antenna, wherein the first control terminal and the second control terminal of the controller are respectively connected
to the first terminal and the control terminal of the switch unit, and configured to respectively detect the second reference
signal and the second ground signal;

wherein when the electronic device is not connected to the docking device, the second reference signal source provides the
first reference signal to the control terminal of the switch unit, the second ground signal has a logic high level, the second
ground signal turns on the switch unit so that the first control terminal of the controller is connected to the ground, and
the second reference signal has a logic low level;

wherein when the electronic device is connected to the docking device, the control terminal of the switch unit is coupled
to the ground according to the second ground signal, the second ground signal turns off the switch unit so that the first
control terminal of the controller is directly connected to the third reference signal source, and a voltage level of the
second reference signal is pulled up to the logic high level; and

wherein the controller is configured to electrically connect the RF module to the internal antenna when the controller detects
the second ground signal has the logic high level and the second reference signal has the logic low level, and to electrically
connect the RF module to the external antenna when the controller detects the second ground signal is changed to the logic
low level and the second reference signal is changed to the logic high level.

US Pat. No. 9,301,414

WATERPROOF BOX STRUCTURE

Getac Technology Corporat...

9. A waterproof box structure manufacturing method, comprising the steps of:
a. providing a composite plate, wherein the composite plate comprises a chemical curing layer and a thermoplastic resin layer
adhered to each other;

b. forming a through hole in the composite plate, wherein the through hole penetrates the chemical curing layer and the thermoplastic
resin layer;

c. removing a portion of the chemical curing layer from an inner rim of the through hole so as expose a portion of the thermoplastic
resin layer around the through hole, wherein the exposed portion of the thermoplastic resin layer forms a flange; and

d. forming a soft film covering the through hole such that an outer rim of the soft film covers the flange and is coupled
to the flange.

US Pat. No. 9,073,450

CARRYING DEVICE FOR CARRYING ELECTRONIC DEVICE

Getac Technology Corporat...

1. A carrying device for carrying an electronic device, the carrying device comprising:
a base having a carrying side carrying an electronic device;
a movable positioning stand with an end disposed in the base and another end protruding from the base, the movable positioning
stand being movable into the base;

a movable position-limiting block disposed in the base and having at least a first position-limiting portion; and
a linking unit with an end connected to the movable positioning stand, wherein the movable position-limiting block is disposed
at the linking unit, and when the movable positioning stand moves into the base, the movable positioning stand drives the
linking unit to move into the base, and the linking unit drives the movable position-limiting block to move toward the carrying
side, such that the first position-limiting portion protrudes from the carrying side, thereby fixing the electronic device
to the carrying side;

at least a first positioning element disposed at the base; and
at least a second positioning element disposed at the movable positioning stand and opposite to the first positioning element,
wherein the first positioning element and the second positioning element fix the electronic device to the carrying side, and
wherein the first positioning element and the second positioning element protrude from the carrying side.

US Pat. No. 9,282,659

SNAP DOOR STRUCTURE FOR ELECTRONIC DEVICES

Getac Technology Corporat...

1. A snap door structure for electronic devices, in which the electronic device is configured with an opening and a snap joint
part, and the snap door structure comprises:
a door cover, pivotally connected to the electronic device and installed in correspondence with the opening;
a switch puller, connected to the door cover and slidable with respect thereto, in which the switch puller includes a clip
joint segment and a snap connection part; and

a stopper, fixedly placed to the door cover and clip latched between the door cover and the switch puller, in which the stopper
includes an elastic arm such that the elastic arm along with the clip joint segment enable a multi-staged position adjustment
function thereby causing the snap connection part to be correspondingly buckled to the snap joint part thus allowing the coverage
of the door cover on the opening;

wherein the door cover is configured with an accommodation area and two sidewalls formed on two sides of the accommodation
area, two opposite bumps extend from the two sidewalls and conjunctively form a rail, the two sides of the switch puller have
two U-shaped blocks arranged such that the two U-shaped blocks are correspondingly joggled with the two bumps in engagement
and slide, so the switch puller is slidable in the accommodation area by way of the rails.

US Pat. No. 9,425,831

ELECTRONIC DEVICE

Getac Technology Corporat...

1. An electronic device, comprising:
a tunable antenna;
a radio frequency signal transceiving module, coupled to the tunable antenna, and transmitting at least one radio frequency
signal through the tunable antenna;

a coupler, coupled between the tunable antenna and the radio frequency signal transceiving module, and coupling the at least
one radio frequency signal to derive a coupling signal; and

a control unit, receiving the coupling signal, and generating at least one control signal according to a signal strength of
the coupling signal in a specific frequency band, and outputting the control signal to the tunable antenna to adjust a working
frequency band of the tunable antenna;

wherein the tunable antenna comprises:
an antenna body, comprising a feed-in terminal, a ground terminal, a first open terminal, and a second open terminal;
a first capacitor set, coupled between the first open terminal of the antenna body and a system ground plane, a control terminal
of the first capacitor set being coupled to the control unit, and comprising a first capacitor and a second capacitor coupled
to the system ground plane; and

a second capacitor set, coupled between the second open terminal of the antenna body and a system ground plane, a control
terminal of the second capacitor set being coupled to the control unit, and comprising a third capacitor and a fourth capacitor
coupled to the system ground plane;

wherein capacitances of the first capacitor and the second capacitor in the first capacitor set, and capacitances of the third
capacitor and the fourth capacitor in the second capacitor set are smaller than 1 pF;

wherein the antenna body transceives a first radio frequency signal in the at least one radio frequency signal through a first
path between the feed-in terminal and the first open terminal;

wherein the antenna body further transceives a second radio frequency signal in the at least one radio frequency signal through
a second path between the feed-in terminal and the second open terminal; and

wherein a path length of the first path is longer than a path length of the second path, such that such that the tunable antenna
is automatically adjusted to different frequencies in accordance with the coupling signal received from the coupler.

US Pat. No. 9,268,370

LATCH STRUCTURE

Getac Technology Corporat...

1. A latch structure adapted for covering a socket of an electronic apparatus, the latch structure comprising:
a body comprising:
a covering portion comprising at least one first sliding part and at least one first fixing part;
a fixing portion flexibly connected to the covering portion and fixed to the electronic apparatus; and
a bent portion; and
a slider detachably assembled to the body, the slider comprising at least one second sliding part and at least one second
fixing part, the at least one second sliding part corresponding to the at least one first sliding part, wherein when the covering
portion covers the socket, the slider moves relative to the covering portion to a fixed location wherein the at least one
first fixing part is locked to the at least one second fixing part through a movement of the at least one second sliding part
relative to the first sliding part, and a first positioning portion of the slider is fixed to a second positioning portion
of the socket so as to fix a location of the covering portion to cover the socket;

wherein the fixing portion is flexibly connected to the covering portion through the bent portion, and if the bent portion
is subject to a force, the bent portion is distorted, such that the covering portion covers the socket.

US Pat. No. 9,492,958

CASE HAVING SPEAKER MESH MODULE AND MANUFACTURING METHOD THEREOF

Getac Technology Corporat...

1. A case having a speaker mesh module, including:
a base comprising a wall and a recess formed in an exterior surface of the wall, wherein an opening and a filling port are
formed in the recess and penetrate through the wall;

a speaker mesh module comprising an adhesive film and a speaker mesh film, the adhesive film comprising an opening corresponding
to the opening in the base, and the speaker mesh film overlaying the openings in the base and the adhesive film; and

a combination member, formed in the recess by injection molding via the filling port and covering the speaker mesh module,
the combination member comprising a protruding block formed in and fastened to the filling port, a combining part fastened
to the adhesive film, and a hole corresponding to the opening in the base.

US Pat. No. 9,099,816

CONNECTION DEVICE FOR DETECTING CONNECTION STATUS, ELECTRICAL CONNECTION ASSEMBLY, AND ELECTRONIC APPARATUS

Getac Technology Corporat...

1. A connection device for detecting connection status of an electrical connector to switch a transceiving mode of the connection
device and perform signal transceiving, wherein the electrical connector comprises a metal housing configured with an opening,
a first insulation seat configured with a mounting surface and disposed corresponding to the opening, and a plurality of contact
terminals disposed on the mounting surface, the connection device comprising:
a second insulation seat, including a first side surface and a second side surface, wherein the second insulation seat is
provided for inserting into the opening with the first side surface and the second side surface respectively facing the mounting
surface and an inner surface of the metal housing;

at least one first signal terminal, a first power terminal, and a first grounding terminal respectively disposed on the first
side surface and for contacting with the contact terminals;

at least one second signal terminal, a second power terminal, and a second grounding terminal respectively disposed on the
second side surface and for contacting with the contact terminals; and

a control module, for detecting whether the first power terminal and the first grounding terminal are electrically connected
to each other through the metal housing, and detecting whether the second power terminal and second grounding terminal are
electrically connected to each other through the metal housing, so as to obtain the connection status of the electrical connector.

US Pat. No. 9,370,058

DRIVING CIRCUIT OF LIGHT-EMITTING DIODE AND DRIVING METHOD THEREOF

Getac Technology Corporat...

1. A driving circuit of light-emitting diode, comprising:
a converting circuit, receiving a pulse width modulation signal (PWM), and producing an adjusting current according to said
pulse width modulation signal; and

a driving unit, receiving said adjusting current, producing at least one driving current according to said adjusting current
for driving a plurality of light-emitting diodes coupled to said driving unit, and the magnitude of said driving current is
adjusted according to said adjusting current;

wherein said driving unit has a bright-controlling pin used for receiving a control signal having a fixed level; and
wherein said converting circuit comprises:
a first resistor, having a first terminal and a second terminal, said first terminal of said first resistor coupled to a set
pin of said driving unit for receiving a first reference voltage, said second terminal of said first resistor coupled to a
ground;

a second resistor, having a first terminal and a second terminal, said first terminal of said second resistor coupled to said
set pin of said driving unit and said first terminal of said first resistor for receiving said first reference voltage, said
second terminal of said second resistor receiving a second reference voltage, wherein the magnitude of said adjusting current
is determined according to said first reference voltage, said second reference voltage, and said second resistor; and

a switch, having a first terminal, a second terminal, and a control terminal, said first terminal of said switch receiving
said second reference voltage, said second terminal of said switch coupled to said ground, said control terminal of said switch
receiving said pulse width modulation signal, and the duty cycle of said pulse width modulation signal determining the conduction
time of said switch and controlling the voltage level of said second reference voltage.

US Pat. No. 9,281,504

METHOD FOR FABRICATING BATTERY SHELL

Getac Technology Corporat...

1. A method for fabricating a battery shell, the battery shell is configured to contain n battery cells arranged in at least
one series connection, wherein the number of battery cells in each series connection is s, the method comprises:
providing a plurality of conductive elements, the plurality of conductive elements having m contacts; and
forming a casing by way of insert molding, wherein the insert molding embeds the conductive elements in the casing and leaves
the m contacts exposed;

wherein m=(2×n)+(s+1) and the conductive elements are adapted to connect the battery cells through the contacts.

US Pat. No. 9,103,913

POSITIONING APPARATUS AND SIGNAL PROCESSING METHOD THEREOF

Getac Technology Corporat...

1. A signal processing method for a positioning apparatus, comprising:
receiving a satellite signal to generate at least one piece of distance information;
generating a phase observation time correction value according to the at least one piece of distance information;
sequentially correcting a plurality pieces of phase data of the satellite signal according to the phase observation time correction
value;

receiving the phase data and when an amount of the phase data reaches a predetermined value, performing a first low-order
polynomial fitting and a first Chi-square test on the predetermined value pieces of phase data to generate an estimation parameter;

estimating the next piece of phase data of the satellite signal according to the estimation parameter to generate estimated
phase data;

obtaining actual phase data; and
detecting and compensating a cycle slip according to the estimated phase data and the actual phase data to output a corrected
phase observation value.

US Pat. No. 9,128,551

TOUCH DISPLAY METHOD USING VIRTUAL KEYBOARD BEFORE LOADING OPERATING SYSTEM AND ELECTRONIC APPARATUS THEREOF

Getac Technology Corporat...

1. An electronic apparatus, comprising:
a processor executing an operating system and loading a basic input/output system (BIOS) to execute an initialization program;
and

a touch display module, comprising:
a touch display device having a virtual input area, wherein the virtual input area displays an input interface, the touch
display device generating a touch event when the touch display device is touched; and

a touch input controller coupled to the touch display device, the touch input controller receiving the touch event and translating
the touch event into a coordinate; and

an embedded controller (EC) coupled to the touch input controller through a hardware interface,
wherein, when the electronic apparatus has loaded the initialization program and the electronic apparatus has not loaded the
operating system, the virtual input area displays an input interface comprising a virtual keyboard comprising a plurality
of functional key icons,

wherein, when the electronic apparatus has loaded the initialization program and the electronic apparatus has not loaded the
operating system, and the coordinate is in the input interface corresponding to one of the functional key icons, the touch
input controller outputs a corresponding function signal to the embedded controller through the hardware interface, the embedded
controller translates the corresponding function signal into a corresponding scan code, and the electronic apparatus executes
operations corresponding to the scan code, and

wherein when the coordinate is not in the input interface, the touch input controller transmits the coordinate to the processor.

US Pat. No. 9,390,746

GATE STRUCTURE AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE USING THE SAME

GETAC TECHNOLOGY CORPORAT...

1. A gate structure, adapted to open and close a cavity of an object, the gate structure comprising:
a first door-leaf movably disposed in the cavity of the object and having three first locking portions;
a second door-leaf disposed at the first door-leaf movably along a first axis to get engaged with the object or released from
the object, such that the first door-leaf closes or opens the cavity, wherein the second door-leaf has two second locking
portions; and

a latch disposed at the first door-leaf movably along a second axis and disposed between the first door-leaf and the second
door-leaf, wherein the latch has a third locking portion and a fourth locking portion,

wherein the first axis is different from the second axis,
wherein the three first locking portions are arranged along the second axis and located at a moving path of the third locking
portion along the second axis,

wherein, as soon as the second door-leaf gets engaged with the object and the third locking portion gets positioned at a middle
one of the first locking portions, the fourth locking portion is blocked at a moving path of one of the second locking portions
along the first axis, such that the first door-leaf covers the cavity and is fixed thereto.

US Pat. No. 9,256,252

MOBILE DEVICE PROTECTING STRUCTURE

Getac Technology Corporat...

1. A mobile device protecting structure, for covering the exterior of a mobile device (i.e., mobile phone), and the mobile
device having a first side, a second side facing the opposite side of the first side, and a side edge encircling between the
first and second sides; the protecting structure comprising: a first frame, having a first frame portion and a first guard
plate, and a part of the first guard plate being disposed on the first frame portion, and the first frame portion encircling
the side edge of the mobile device, and the first guard plate being stacked on the first side of the mobile device, wherein
a plurality of packing slots are disposed at a top and bottom of an outer side of the first frame portion with an interval
apart from each other; a second frame, having a second frame portion and a fixing edge, and the second frame portion encircling
the outer side of the first frame portion and having a plurality of packing elements protruded from an inner side of the second
frame portion, the packing elements being inserted into the packing slots respectively, and the fixing edge being extended
out from the inner periphery of the second frame portion towards the second side of the mobile device; and a waterproof ring,
installed between the first and second frames, and having an internal periphery extending outwardly towards the second side
of the mobile device, and the internal periphery being disposed between the second side and the fixing edge; wherein, the
second side has a second guard plate stacked thereon, and the second guard plate is selectively packed between the internal
periphery and the fixing edge or packed between the internal periphery and the second side of the mobile device, depending
on the distance between the first side and the second side of the mobile device.

US Pat. No. 9,529,392

WATERPROOF DOOR ASSEMBLY OF ELECTRONIC DEVICE

Getac Technology Corporat...

1. A waterproof door assembly of an electronic device, and the electronic device having an opening and an annular wall disposed
around the internal periphery of the opening, comprising:
a fastening element, formed on the electronic device;
a waterproof door, comprising:
a door panel, pivotally coupled to the electronic device, disposed at a position corresponding to the opening, and having
a bump, a cavity, and an engaging portion extended from two opposite sides of the door panel respectively, wherein the bump
is inserted into the opening; and

a replaceable ring, sheathed on the periphery of the bump, wherein the replaceable ring is clamped between the annular wall
and the bump;

a switch flipping element, coupled to and sliding on the door panel, and having a snapping portion and a fastening portion,
such that the switch flipping element can be slid to drive the snapping portion and the engaging portion to perform a multi-stage
position adjustment so as to latch the fastening portion to the corresponding fastening element, wherein the switch flipping
element has a hollow area communicating with the cavity and a first latch portion disposed at a position corresponding to
the hollow area; and

a lock having a second latch portion, the lock being accommodated in the cavity and exposed from the hollow area such that
the hollow area can move the lock to latch and fix the second latch portion to the corresponding first latch portion, so as
to limit the movement of the switch flipping element;

wherein the lock includes a flip element moving in and exposed from the hollow area, and the second latch portion has a snap-in
member extended from the flip element, and the hollow area has a first hollow groove and a second hollow groove communicating
with each other, and the first hollow groove has a diameter greater than a diameter of the second hollow groove, and the first
latch portion is formed at a periphery of the second hollow groove, and the snap-in member slides into the first hollow groove
so that the switch flipping element can move the snap-in member through the first hollow groove, and the snap-in member slides
into the second hollow groove so that the switch flipping element is limited by the snap-in member through the second hollow
groove.

US Pat. No. 9,484,756

BATTERY HAVING MULTI-ORIENTATION CONDUCTIONS, BATTERY HOLDER HAVING MULTI-ORIENTATION CONDUCTIONS, AND BATTERY ASSEMBLING METHOD

Getac Technology Corporat...

1. A battery having multi-orientation conductions, for supplying power to an electronic device having a battery holder comprising
an accommodating trough, the accommodating trough comprising a plurality of inner planes and at least a first receiving assembly
and a second receiving assembly, each receiving assembly comprising at least a first contact portion and a second contact
portion located on two different inner planes of the accommodating trough, the battery comprising:
a casing, having an inner space and an outer surface, wherein the outer surface comprises a plurality of contact planes;
a battery pack, comprising a battery cell disposed in the inner space, wherein the battery cell has at least a positive electrode
and a negative electrode;

a first electrical connecting assembly disposed on the casing and comprising at least a first contact portion and a second
contact portion respectively located on two different contact planes of the casing for respectively contacting the first and
second contact portions of the first receiving assembly and transmitting power between the positive electrode and the electronic
device via the first receiving assembly, wherein a first electrical pathway from the positive electrode branches and then
connects to each of the first contact portion and the second contact portion of the first electrical connecting assembly by
two distinct electrical connections inside the casing, wherein the first and second contact portions of the first electrical
connecting assembly are two separate contact points separated by a first portion of the outer surface of the casing;

a second electrical connecting assembly disposed on the casing and comprising at least a first contact portion and a second
contact portion respectively located on two different contact planes of the casing for respectively contacting the first and
second contact portions of the second receiving assembly and transmitting power between the negative electrode and the electronic
device, wherein a second electrical pathway from the negative electrode branches and then connects to each of the first contact
portion and the second contact portion of the second electrical connecting assembly by two distinct electrical connections
inside the casing, and wherein the first and second contact portions of the second electrical connecting assembly are two
separate contact points separated by a second portion of the outer surface of the casing;

wherein, when the battery is received in the accommodating trough of the battery holder, the first contact portion of the
first electrical connecting assembly is located in a position corresponding to the first contact portion of the first receiving
assembly, and the second contact portion of the first electrical connecting assembly is located in a position corresponding
to the second contact portion of the first receiving assembly, and two distinct electrical connections are made between the
positive electrode and the first and second contact portions of the first receiving assembly via the first electrical pathway
and the first and second contact portions of the first electrical connecting assembly; and

wherein, when the battery is received in the accommodating trough of the battery holder, the first contact portion of the
second electrical connecting assembly is located in a position corresponding to the first contact portion of the second receiving
assembly, and the second contact portion of the second electrical connecting assembly is located in a position corresponding
to the second contact portion of the second receiving assembly, and two distinct electrical connections are made between the
negative electrode and the first and second contact portions of the second receiving assembly via the second electrical pathway
and the first and second contact portions of the second electrical connecting assembly.

US Pat. No. 9,400,896

PORTABLE COMPUTER AND SECURITY OPERATING METHOD THEREOF

Getac Technology Corporat...

1. A security operating method applied to a portable computer, the portable computer having a computer host comprising a CPU
(Central Processing Unit), a system BIOS (Basic Input/Output System), an EC (Embedded Controller) in bus connection with the
computer host, an EC BIOS, at least one battery, and a power control circuitry controlled by the EC, the EC comprising a KBC
(Keyboard Controller), the computer host and the EC being supplied with system power from the power control circuitry in a
power-on mode of the portable computer, the method comprising the steps of;
confirming, by the EC, that the portable computer is in a power-off mode, wherein in system power is supplied to the EC but
not supplied to the computer host in the power-off mode, such that system power is not supplied to the CPU in the power-off
mode;

receiving, by the EC, a security signal while the portable computer is in the power-off mode; and
on receipt of the security signal while the portable computer is in the power-off mode, executing, by the EC, a power-off-mode
security routine of the EC BIOS,

wherein the power-off-mode security routine comprises one or more of the steps of the step of disabling input devices, communication
ports or USB connectors, or terminating bus connections of input devices, communication ports or USB connectors, while the
portable computer is in the power-off mode.

US Pat. No. 9,189,026

WATERPROOF STRUCTURE

Getac Technology Corporat...

1. A waterproof structure, comprising:
a housing comprising a frame, the frame having a side wall and an upper wall, wherein an opening on a plane is defined by
the upper wall of the frame;

a display element, assembled to the housing, wherein a portion of the display element is exposed by the opening; and
a sealing member comprising a base, a first portion and a second portion, wherein the base comprises a lateral wall encircling
a side wall of the display element, and wherein in an uncompressed state, the first portion extends inwardly in a first direction
from a top of the lateral wall to a middle of the second portion, the second portion extends in a second direction at an angle
transverse to the first direction and has a first end above the first portion leaning away from the base and a second end
below the first portion leaning towards the base;

wherein the sealing member is compressed between the housing and the display element, such that the base is squeezed between
the side wall of the frame and the side wall of the display element, the first portion extends over the display element towards
the opening in the first direction parallel to the plane, the first end of the second portion is squeezed against the upper
wall of the frame, and the second end of the second portion is squeezed against the display element such that a contact between
the upper wall of the frame and the first end of the second portion is closer to the opening in the first direction than a
contact of the second end of the second portion and the display element, and a gap between the first portion and the display
element in a third direction is greater than or equal to a deformation of the second portion in the third direction, wherein
the third direction is a normal direction of the plane.

US Pat. No. 9,535,463

CIRCUIT BOARD ASSEMBLING STRUCTURE, ELECTRONIC DEVICE HAVING THE SAME AND ASSEMBLING METHOD OF ELECTRONIC DEVICE

Getac Technology Corporat...

1. A display panel including a circuit board assembling structure, the circuit board assembling structure comprising:
a first casing having an outer edge, a plate portion, a protruding portion extending from the plate portion, and at least
one snap-engaging element;

a second casing coupled to the first casing;
a dam mounted on the first casing, wherein the at least one snap-engaging element and the protruding portion are disposed
between the outer edge of the first casing and the dam; and

a circuit board being a resilient carrier and being snap-engaged with the at least one snap-engaging element and thus disposed
between the outer edge of the first casing and the dam;

wherein the first casing has at least one conductive region disposed between the dam and the outer edge, wherein the at least
one conductive region forms a ledge between the outer edge and the dam, and a gasket is adhered to a ground terminal on the
circuit board, wherein, when the circuit board is snap-engaged with the at least one snap-engaging element, the gasket abuts
against the at least one conductive region, and the circuit board is held between the protruding portion and the at least
one snap-engaging element, such that the circuit board is spaced apart from the plate portion by a gap.

US Pat. No. 9,367,332

SENSING DATA READING DEVICE AND METHOD

Getac Technology Corporat...

1. A sensing data reading device applied to an electronic device and adapted to support a first operating system and a second
operating system, the sensing data reading device comprising:
a sensing module for generating at least a sensing data;
a hub coupled to the sensing module and adapted to read the at least a sensing data; and
a control circuit coupled to the sensing module and the hub to read the at least a sensing data directly as soon as the electronic
device switches to the first operating system and send a control signal to the hub as soon as the electronic device switches
to the second operating system such that the hub reads the at least a sensing data.

US Pat. No. 9,217,263

DOUBLE-OPENING LOCK ASSEMBLY

Getac Technology Corporat...

1. A double-opening lock assembly, comprising:
a door plate member, comprising a door plate and a block member;
a mechanical lock, comprising a block plate having a first part and a second part, wherein the second part is pivotally rotatable
relative to the first part, and wherein the block plate rotates and leaves the block member when the mechanical lock is in
a open position; and

an electrically controlled member, comprising a driving part and an extending part, wherein the extending part is connected
to the driving part and is disposed at a side of the block plate, wherein the driving part is controlled by electric power
to drive the extending part to a first position or a second position, wherein, when the mechanical lock is in a closed position
and the extending part is positioned at the first position, rotation of the second part is limited by the block member and
the extending part such that the door plate cannot be opened, and wherein when the mechanical lock is in a closed position
and the extending part is positioned at the second position, the second part is pivotally rotatable relative to the first
part such that the door plate is opened when the door plate is pulled,

wherein a plane in which the block plate rotates is orthogonal to a plane in which the second part pivotally rotates.

US Pat. No. 9,117,085

ELECTRONIC DEVICE

Getac Technology Corporat...

1. An electronic device, comprising:
an outer case comprising a door and a metal wall, the metal wall being disposed on a first lateral side of the outer case
and having an opening, the door being pivotally connected to the metal wall and movable between a position covering the opening
and a position pivoted away from the metal wall;

a wireless card reader embedded in the door for transmitting wireless signals; and
a signal processing device having a case, a first data storage device and a safety mechanism, the signal processing device
being inside the outer case and electrically connected to the wireless card reader for processing the wireless signals from
the wireless card reader, wherein the safety mechanism destroys at least a part of the data stored in the first data storage
device when the case is dissembled;

wherein the signal processing device comprises a circuit board, the safety mechanism comprises a switch and a processor, the
switch and the processor are electrically connected to the circuit board, the data storage device is electrically connected
to the circuit board, the switch is between the circuit board and the case, the switch is actuated when the case is dissembled,
and the processor destroys at least a part of the data stored in the data storage when the switch is actuated.

US Pat. No. 9,472,850

ANTENNA APPARATUS

Getac Technology Corporat...

1. An antenna apparatus, comprising:
a main antenna, having a feed point;
a parasitic ground antenna unit, wherein the main antenna is electromagnetically coupled to the parasitic ground antenna to
adjust the frequency of the main antenna when the frequency of the parasitic antenna is adjusted;

a radio frequency signal processing unit, electrically connected to the feed point, generating or receiving a radio frequency
signal;

a sensing unit, outputting a first voltage, and changing a voltage value of the first voltage according to variations of a
distance between the sensing unit and a human body;

a frequency detecting unit, detecting an emitting/receiving frequency of the main antenna, and generating a second voltage
in response to the emitting/receiving frequency of the main antenna; and

a control unit, coupled to the parasitic ground antenna unit, the sensing unit and the frequency detecting unit, and adjusting
an adjustment voltage according to the first voltage and the second voltage, so as to adjust a resonance frequency of the
parasitic ground antenna unit.

US Pat. No. 9,395,793

ELECTRONIC DEVICE AND METHOD FOR RESUMING FROM HIBERNATION FOR THE SAME

Getac Technology Corporat...

1. A method for resuming an electronic device from hibernation, the electronic device comprising a light sensing component
and a tilt sensing component, and recorded with a predetermined resuming condition, the method comprising:
when the electronic device is in a hibernation status, performing the steps of:
a) detecting external light of the electronic device via the light sensing component for attaining light source data;
b) detecting the tilt angle of the electronic device against the horizontal plane via the tilt sensing component for attaining
tilt data, wherein the tilt sensing component is a G-sensor, the step b further comprising:

b1) the G-sensor detecting a normal vector of the screen plane of the electronic device, wherein the normal vector comprises
x axis component, y axis component and z axis component; and

b2) calculating a tilt angle of the screen plane of the electronic device against the horizontal plane according to the y
axis component and the z axis component of the normal vector for attaining the tilt data;

c) determining if the light source data and the tilt data satisfy the predetermined resuming condition; and
d) detecting an instant displacement value of the electronic device via the G-sensor for attaining displacement data; and
further comprising the step of:
e) wherein the predetermined resuming condition further comprises a displacement threshold value, and when the light source
data and the tilt data satisfy the predetermined resuming condition, and the displacement data is higher than the displacement
threshold value, the electronic device resumes from the hibernation status.

US Pat. No. 9,229,297

RING STRUCTURE FOR REDUCING FLASH GLARE AND A MANUFACTURING METHOD THEREOF

Getac Technology Corporat...

1. A manufacturing method of a ring structure for reducing flash glare, the ring structure is assembled on a camera module
with a lens and a flashlight, the manufacturing method comprising the steps of:
providing a transparent substrate;
forming a C-shaped hole on the transparent substrate; and
injecting a plastic to fill the C-shaped hole and thereby forming a shading plate on the transparent substrate,
wherein, after the ring structure for reducing flash glare has been assembled on the camera module, the shading plate is positioned
beside the flashlight,

wherein a pass of the C-shaped hole extends away from the flashlight to prevent the flashlight in operation from interfering
optically with the lens of the camera module.

US Pat. No. 9,098,255

STOPPING MECHANISM

Getac Technology Corporat...

1. An apparatus comprising:
a removable device;
a machine body comprising:
an opening in communication with an accommodating space inside of the machine body for receiving the removable device; and
a door panel pivotally connected to a side edge of the machine body adjacent to the opening and movable between an open position
exposing the opening and a closed position covering the opening; and

a stopping mechanism comprising:
a stopping member, fixedly disposed in the machine body;
an action member, rectilinearly movably disposed on the removable device, wherein the action member is movable between a releasing
position and a pressing position; and

a clipping member, directly rotatably pivotally connected to the removable device, wherein the clipping member has a starting
position and a holder position;

arranged such that when the removable device is received into the accommodating space through the opening and the door panel
is moved to the closed position, the door panel pushes the action member to move from the releasing position to the pressing
position, causing the action member to drive the clipping member to rotate from the starting position to the holder position,
wherein the clipping member presses against the stopping member at an angle relative to the removable device when in the holder
position, thereby clipping the removable device in the machine body and providing a counterforce support point relative to
the stopping member.

US Pat. No. 9,301,351

DRIVING CIRCUIT AND DRIVING METHOD FOR LIGHT-EMITTING DIODE

Getac Technology Corporat...

1. A driving circuit for light-emitting diode, comprising:
an inductor, used for producing an output current;
a power switch, coupled to said inductor, and used for controlling said inductor to transmit said output current to a plurality
of light-emitting diodes and drive said plurality of light-emitting diodes;

an adjusting circuit, receiving a pulse width modulation signal related to said output current, and producing an adjusting
impedance value according to said pulse width modulation signal; and

a driving unit, generating a switching signal according to said adjusting impedance value, switching said power switch and
enabling said inductor to produce said output current, and adjusting the frequency of said switching signal according to said
adjusting impedance value;

where the frequency of said switching signal becomes higher as said output current becomes smaller.

US Pat. No. 9,086,862

APPARATUS AND METHOD OF PROTECTING ELECTRONIC APPARATUS USING A TEMPERATURE-POWER TABLE FOR AN ELECTRONIC COMPONENT UNDER DIFFERENT SYSTEM AND ENVIRONMENTAL TEMPERATURES

Getac Technology Corporat...

1. A controlling method of protecting an electronic apparatus, wherein the electronic apparatus at least comprises an electronic
component and an internal temperature of the electronic apparatus is defined as a system temperature, comprising:
pre-defining a temperature-power table in which a plurality of sets of temperature and working power of the electronic component
under a condition of a plurality of environmental temperatures of the electronic device are associated with system temperature
tags indicating a corresponding system temperature of the electronic apparatus;

obtaining a current temperature and a current working power of the electronic component;
obtaining the system temperature tag associated with the current temperature and the current working power, and generating
an overheating signal when the system temperature tag indicates that the system temperature is overheated; and

switching the electronic apparatus into a low-power operation mode according to the overheating signal.

US Pat. No. 9,535,459

SNAP-ON BATTERY AND PORTABLE ELECTRONIC DEVICE HAVING THE SAME

Getac Technology Corporat...

1. A portable electronic device having a snap-on battery, comprising: a casing, having an opening portion, a rib formed in
the opening portion, and a locking structure disposed at the rib; and a battery, passed through the opening portion and contained
in the casing, the battery including a battery body and a fastening element, wherein a guiding element is disposed on a side
of the battery body, wherein the fastening element is slidably coupled to and positioned at the guiding element, and wherein
the fastening element has a locking structure corresponding to the locking structure of the casing, and the locking structure
of the fastening element is entered from the outer side of the locking structure of the casing into the inner side of the
locking structure of the casing and engaged to the locking structure of the casing by sliding; wherein the guiding element
includes a first blocking body, a second blocking body and a guiding rail coupled between the first blocking body and the
second blocking body, wherein the fastening element is slidably coupled to the guiding rail, and wherein the first blocking
body and the second blocking body at both ends of the guiding rail respectively block the fastening element; and wherein the
fastening element includes a sliding sleeve slidably coupled to the guiding rail and an extending body of the locking structure
of the fastening element extended from the sliding sleeve and the sliding sleeve includes a main body and two flanges bent
from the main body, wherein a chute is formed between the main body and the two opposite flanges bent from the main body,
and a chute is formed between the main body and the two flanges, wherein the fastening element is passed through the chute
and slidably coupled to the guiding element, and the two flanges abut two opposite sides of the guiding rail, and wherein
one of the two flanges has a snap-on body movably snapped to the guiding rail.

US Pat. No. 9,459,141

BRIGHTNESS CONTROL APPARATUS AND BRIGHTNESS CONTROL METHOD

Getac Technology Corporat...

1. A brightness control method, adapted for a display of an electronic device, the electronic device comprising a chip and
an embedded controller, the brightness control method comprising:
detecting an environmental condition of the electronic device;
determining whether the environmental condition of the electronic device matches a preset condition;
causing the electronic device to enter a special brightness adjustment mode when the environmental condition matches the preset
condition, and causing the electronic device to enter a general mode when the environmental condition does not match the preset
condition; and

executing the following steps when the environmental condition does not match the preset condition:
detecting whether a special brightness adjustment event occurs;
causing the electronic device to enter the special brightness adjustment mode if the special brightness adjustment event occurs;
and

causing the electronic device to enter the general mode if the special brightness adjustment event does not occur, wherein
the step of detecting whether the special brightness adjustment event occurs comprises detecting whether a special brightness
adjustment command is received to adjust the brightness of the display to be higher than a first threshold brightness or lower
than a second threshold brightness, wherein the first threshold brightness is greater than the second threshold brightness;

wherein a brightness of the display is controlled by the embedded controller independently of the chip in the special brightness
adjustment mode, and the brightness of the display is controlled by the chip independently of the embedded controller in the
general mode.

US Pat. No. 9,419,338

ANTENNA APPARATUS

Getac Technology Corporat...

1. An antenna apparatus, including:
a radiating plate for receiving or emitting a radio frequency signal;
a ground layer for grounding;
a dielectric layer, disposed between the radiating plate and the ground layer, wherein the radiating plate and the ground
layer are parallel with each other; and

a parasitic antenna, connected with the ground layer, wherein an extending direction of the parasitic antenna is parallel
to a normal direction of the ground layer such that a radiation pattern generated by the antenna apparatus is condensed in
the extending direction, and

wherein the parasitic antenna does not form a closed loop;
wherein the radiating plate further comprises:
a feed-in part, having a feed-in point, wherein the radiating plate is electrically connected with a feed-in line through
the feed-in part;

a short circuit part, electrically connected with the ground layer; and
an open slot, such that the radiating plate forms a C-shaped pattern, and an opening of the C-shaped pattern is adjacent to
the feed-in part and the short circuit part.

US Pat. No. 9,405,387

CURSOR CONTROL APPARATUS AND CURSOR CONTROL METHOD THEREOF

Getac Technology Corporat...

1. A cursor control apparatus, adapted to control a cursor to move back and forth between a benchmark display unit and an
extended display unit, wherein the benchmark display unit has a first display region, and the extended display unit has a
second display region, wherein the first display region and the second display region are adjacent to each other in a first
axial direction, the cursor control apparatus comprising:
a cursor control unit for generating a displacement value when moved; and
a processing unit coupled to the benchmark display unit, the extended display unit, and the cursor control unit, wherein the
cursor control unit sends the displacement value to the processing unit, wherein the processing unit calculates a first DPI
(dots per inch) ratio of the benchmark display unit to the extended display unit and a second DPI (dots per inch) ratio of
the extended display unit to the benchmark display unit, and determines coordinates of a current position of the cursor, controls
the cursor to move in the first axial direction according to the position coordinates and the displacement value, wherein
when the cursor moves from the first display region to the second display region, the processing unit adjusts a position of
the cursor in a second axial direction according to the first DPI ratio, and when the cursor moves from the second display
region to the first display region, the processing unit adjusts a position of the cursor in the second axial direction according
to the second DPI ratio, such that the cursor moves back and forth between the first display region and the second display
region substantially linearly, wherein the first axial direction is perpendicular to the second axial direction.

US Pat. No. 9,182,880

METHOD OF DISPLAYING IMAGES VIA TOUCHING AND ELECTRONIC APPARATUS THEREOF

Getac Technology Corporat...

1. An electronic apparatus, comprising:
a processor, configured for executing an operating system and loading a basic input/output system (BIOS) to execute an initialization
program; and

a touch display module, comprising:
a touch display device having a virtual input area, wherein the touch display device generates a touch event when the touch
display device is touched; and

a touch input controller coupled to the touch display device and the processor, the touch input controller receiving the touch
event and generating a coordinate value according to the touch event,

wherein, when the electronic apparatus has loaded the initialization program and the electronic apparatus has not loaded the
operating system, the touch display module is defined to comprise a human interface device comprising a virtual keyboard,
and the virtual input area displays an input interface comprising a plurality of functional key icons, wherein each of the
functional key icons corresponds to a key of the virtual keyboard;

wherein when the coordinate value is located in the input interface at a position corresponding to one of the plurality of
functional key icons, the touch input controller transform the coordinate value into a corresponding functional code of the
human interface device, and the processor executes a corresponding operation according to the functional code; and

wherein when the coordinate value is not in the input interface, the touch input controller transmits the coordinate value
to the processor.

US Pat. No. 9,083,326

SIGNAL TRANSMITTING ASSEMBLY FOR CUTTING OFF DRIVING SIGNAL FOR DRIVING DESIGNATED LIGHT SOURCE AND ELECTRONIC APPARATUS HAVING THE SAME

Getac Technology Corporat...

1. An electronic apparatus, comprising:
a signal transmitting circuit, for cutting off or outputting a driving signal for driving a designated light source, comprising:
an input differential amplifier, configured to receive a display signal, and output an inverting signal and a non-inverting
signal according to the display signal;

an output differential amplifier; and
a fixed-voltage-level-difference supply device, electrically connected between the input differential amplifier and the output
differential amplifier, the fixed-voltage-level-difference supply device configured to be switched to between an enable state
and a cut-off state, wherein:

in the enable state, the inverting signal and the non-inverting signal from the input differential amplifier are supplied
to the output differential amplifier, and the output differential amplifier outputs the driving signal for driving the designated
light source according to the voltage-level difference between the inverting signal and the non-inverting signal; and

in the cut-off state, a fixed-voltage-level difference is supplied by the fixed-voltage-level-difference supply device to
the output differential amplifier in place of the inverting signal and the non-inverting signal, so as to switch the output
differential amplifier to cut off the driving signal, wherein the fixed-voltage-level difference comprises two fixed signals
that are different in value;

a display panel, comprising a plurality of pixel cells;
a panel driving circuit, for receiving the driving signal for driving the designated light source from the output differential
amplifier, configured to enable at least one of the plurality of pixel cells of the display panel;

a main electronic circuit, at least comprising a central processing unit, a system bridge chipset, a controller, a system
memory module, a data storage medium and a display interface;

wherein the central processing unit, the system memory module, the data storage medium, the display interface and the controller
are electrically connected to the system bridge chipset, and the display interface is configured to generate the driving signal
for driving the designated light source and transmitting the driving signal to the input differential amplifier.

US Pat. No. 9,063,227

POSITIONING APPARATUS AND SIGNAL PROCESSING METHOD THEREOF

Getac Technology Corporat...

1. A signal processing method of a positioning apparatus, comprising:
receiving a GNSS satellite signal from a satellite and generating distance information indicating a distance between the positioning
apparatus and the satellite;

generating a distance correction quantity according to the distance information and reference coordinate information of a
reference location, wherein the distance correction quantity indicates a difference between the distance information and an
actual distance between the positioning apparatus and the satellite;

processing the distance correction quantity through iteration by using an Empirical Mode Decomposition (EMD) method, to generate
multiple mode functions; and

analyzing the mode functions, to select a part of the mode functions as a modified distance correction quantity to be output.

US Pat. No. 9,450,362

CONNECTOR STRUCTURE

GETAC TECHNOLOGY CORPORAT...

1. A connector structure, adapted for connecting with an external connector, the connector structure comprising:
a chassis, having an opening;
a first electronic assembly, comprising:
a first substrate; and
a first pin-set, comprising:
a plurality of first pins and a plurality of second pins, disposed respectively on two opposite surfaces of the first substrate;
a flexible connecting piece, located on the surrounding of the first pin-set, wherein the first electronic assembly is connected
with the chassis by the flexible connecting piece, so that the first pin-set is exposed from the opening; and

a second electronic assembly, located inside the chassis and comprising:
a second substrate, disposed within the chassis and located below the first substrate;
a second pin-set, disposed on the second substrate, located below the first pin-set, keeping a distance from the first pin-set,
and comprising:

a plurality of third pins, disposed on the second substrate and facing the second pins,
wherein the second pins and the third pins correspond to each other, and the external connector is adapted for electrical
connection with the first pins to drive the first substrate to move toward the second substrate along a first axial direction,
so that the second pins are electrically connected with the third pins correspondingly,

wherein the flexible connecting piece surrounds the first substrate and is connected with the chassis, so that the first substrate
floats at the opening;

wherein the first pins face away from the second pin-set, the second pins face the second pin-set, and the first pins and
the second pins penetrate the first substrate for being electrically connected correspondingly;

wherein the external connector is adapted for being electrically connected with the first pin-set for deforming the flexible
connecting piece, such that the first pin-set moves downward for the distance and is electrically connected with the second
pin-set; and

wherein a size of the opening is greater than a size of the first substrate, a deformable range of the flexible connecting
piece along a second axial direction is smaller than or equal to half a size of each of the second pins along the second axial
direction, and the first axial direction is perpendicular to the second axial direction.

US Pat. No. 9,310,913

ELECTRONIC DEVICE AND WATERPROOF TOUCH MODULE THEREOF

Getac Technology Corporat...

1. An electronic device comprising:
a casing, having an installing portion formed on a surface of the casing, wherein the installing portion comprises a surface
having an accommodating slot formed therein; and

a waterproof touch module, comprising:
a touch unit, installed in the accommodating slot, the touch unit comprising a slide area and a press area, wherein the press
area is disposed on a side of the slide area;

an adhesive layer disposed over the surface of the casing and the slide area of the touch unit, wherein the adhesive layer
comprises a hollow area comprising a first through groove exposing the press area of the touch unit; and

a waterproof plate, attached onto the surface of the casing and the touch unit by the adhesive layer, the waterproof plate
covering the touch unit such that the touch unit is sealed in the installing portion.

US Pat. No. 9,564,625

FLEXIBLE CASCADE UNIT FOR CASCADING ELECTRICAL ELEMENTS AND DEVICE THEREOF

Getac Technology Corporat...

1. A flexible cascade unit for cascading electrical elements, comprising:
a first series connection portion;
a second series connection portion; and
a flexible structure, being integrally formed between the first series connection portion and the second series connection
portion, wherein the flexible structure comprises a plurality of hollow deformation spaces;

wherein the flexible structure further comprises a first flexible rib and a second flexible rib, the first and second flexible
ribs cross and are integrally formed, each of the first and second flexible ribs respectively clads a conducting wire, and
each conducting wire has two conductive ends respectively extended to the first series connection portion and the second connection
portion.

US Pat. No. 9,476,440

FIXING STRUCTURE FOR CASING AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING THE SAME

Getac Technology Corporat...

1. A fixing structure for a casing, comprising:
a hollow-core post protruding from the casing;
a fixing post comprising a fixing segment and a connecting segment, the fixing segment being disposed in the hollow-core post
and having an inner screw hole, and the connecting segment extending from the fixing segment and having a through connection
hole with an inner thread, wherein the hollow-core post is integrally formed with the casing and wrapped around the fixing
segment by injection molding such that the hollow-core post is adhered to the fixing segment with the inner screw hole in
communication with a through hole in the casing;

a screwing element inserted into the through hole of the casing and screwed to the inner screw hole; and
a fastening component screwed to inner thread of the through connection hole.

US Pat. No. 9,179,205

WATERPROOF GATE HAVING SPEAKER MESH FILM

Getac Technology Corporat...

1. A waterproof gate having a speaker mesh film, applied to a case formed with a slot, and including:
a waterproof unit, plugged in the slot and having a partition plate, wherein two opposite surfaces of the partition plate
are respectively extended with a first annular piece and a second annular piece, and a first recess is defined by the first
annular piece and the partition plate, a second recess is defined by the second annular piece and the partition plate, and
the partition plate is formed with at least an opening;

a speaker mesh film unit, covering the at least one opening;
a first fasten member, disposed and fastened in the first recess; and
a second fasten member, disposed and fastened in the second recess, wherein the speaker mesh film unit and the partition plate
are clamped between the first fasten member and the second fasten member.

US Pat. No. 9,529,090

METHOD OF SATELLITE STATUS JUDGMENT

Getac Technology Corporat...

1. A method of satellite status judgment, the method comprising steps of:
selecting, by a positioning apparatus, a plurality of observation satellites from a plurality of satellites according to a
first condition;

selecting, by the positioning apparatus, each of the observation satellites in turn as a target satellite;
obtaining, by the positioning apparatus, a variation slope of a signal of the target satellite at a first observation time
period, wherein the variation slope is determined according to a change in carrier-to noise ratio measurements of the signal
over the first observation time period;

determining, by the positioning apparatus, whether the target satellite should be masked according to the variation slope
of the signal over the first observation time period;

generating, by the positioning apparatus, a prompt message when it is determined that the target satellite should be masked;
masking, by the positioning apparatus, positioning signals transmitted from the target satellite according to the prompt message;
obtaining the variation slope of the signal of the target satellite at a plurality of observation time periods subsequent
to the first observation time period; and

determining whether the variation slope of the signal has a positive slope for a predetermined number of subsequent observation
time periods in a row greater than one, and if so, no longer masking the target satellite.

US Pat. No. 9,471,096

HANDLE AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE

Getac Technology Corporat...

1. A handle, adapted to be disposed on a side of a body of an electronic device, the handle comprising:
at least one fixing portion fixed to the side of the body;
a handheld portion pivotally disposed at the fixing portion and separated from the side of the body by a distance; and
at least one rotating module comprising a ratchet and a positioning ball, wherein the ratchet has a plurality of differences
and passes through a pivotal end of the handheld portion so as to be fixed to the fixing portion, such that the pivotal end
of the handheld portion is pivotally disposed at the fixing portion, and the positioning ball is fixed to the pivotal end
to correspond in position to the ratchet, wherein the positioning ball moves along the differences of the ratchet when the
handheld portion rotates relative to the fixing portion, such that the handheld portion produces an operating touch corresponding
to different angles during rotation thereof, and the handheld portion is positioned after rotating relative to the fixing
portion through the ratchet to one of a first position and a second position;

wherein the ratchet comprises a difference portion and a fastening portion connected to the difference portion, wherein the
ratchet has multiple striplike grooves arranged along a perimeter of the difference portion and in a parallel manner to form
the differences, and wherein the fastening portion is fastened to the fixing portion as soon as the ratchet passes through
the pivotal end of the handheld portion.

US Pat. No. 9,065,108

BATTERY SHELL OF ELECTRONIC DEVICE AND MANUFACTURING METHOD THEREOF

Getac Technology Corporat...

1. A method for manufacturing a battery shell of an electronic device, comprising:
providing a first metal component;
providing a plastic casing, wherein said plastic casing is a portion of an exterior shell of the electronic device;
joining said first metal component to said plastic casing;
providing a battery pack, said battery pack comprising a main body and a connection part, wherein said main body comprises
a plurality of battery cells, and said connection part connects to each of the battery cells;

disposing said battery pack on said first metal component, such that said first metal component is sandwiched between said
plastic casing and said battery pack; and

fixing said connection part on said plastic casing;
wherein the thickness of said first metal component is A, the thickness of said plastic casing is B, the thickness of said
plastic casing satisfies 0.4 millimeters (mm)?B?0.8 mm, the total thickness of said first metal component and said plastic
casing satisfies 0.8 mm?A+B?1.6 mm, and said connection part is disposed on a side of said main body.

US Pat. No. 9,527,645

WATERPROOF BOX STRUCTURE

Getac Technology Corporat...

1. A waterproof box structure, comprising:
a composite plate comprising a chemical hardened layer and a thermoplastic layer, the chemical hardened layer overlaying a
major surface of the thermoplastic layer and being attached thereto, a major surface area of the thermoplastic layer being
greater than a major surface area of the chemical hardened layer such that a flange is formed, the flange comprising an external
periphery of the thermoplastic resin layer extending from and surrounding an external periphery of the chemical hardened layer;
and

an external frame formed in a mold with the composite plate by injection molding, wherein an internal periphery of the external
frame covers the external periphery of the thermoplastic resin layer and is fused with the flange during the injection molding;

wherein a groove is formed on a surface of the thermoplastic resin layer opposite to the chemical hardened layer, and a portion
of the internal periphery of the external frame is filled into the groove.

US Pat. No. 9,553,360

HELIX ANTENNA DEVICE

Getac Technology Corporat...

1. A helix antenna device, comprising: a board comprising a plurality of first holes and a plurality of second holes, the
first holes being aligned to form a first row, the second holes being aligned to form a second row, the first row and the
second row being parallel; a signal output circuit disposed on the board; a ground wire disposed on the board and between
the first row and the second row, the ground wire being connected to the signal output circuit; and a helix antenna rotationally
passed through the first holes and the second holes and surrounding a part of the area of the board, one end of the helix
antenna being electrically connected to the signal output circuit.

US Pat. No. 9,632,536

DOCK

Getac Technology Corporat...

1. A dock, comprising:
a base comprising an upper casing and a lower casing, with a receiving space formed by connecting the upper casing and the
lower casing, the upper casing having a pressing hole and a connecting hole;

a pivot element disposed at the upper casing and in the receiving space;
a plate element rotatably connected to the upper casing by the pivot element and disposed in the receiving space, the plate
element comprising a main plate, a pressing portion, and at least one pivotal connection hole, wherein the pressing portion
corresponding in position to the pressing hole is disposed at a first end of the main plate, with the at least one pivotal
connection hole disposed on the main plate and fitted around the pivot element;

a connector disposed at a second end of the main plate to therefore be opposite the pressing portion and correspond in position
to the connecting hole such that the pivot element is disposed between the connector and the pressing portion; and

at least one elastic component disposed in the receiving space, positioned proximate to the connector, and adapted to abut
against the main plate and the upper casing, wherein the main plate rotates about the pivot element to keep the second end
of the main plate away from the upper casing and allow the pressing portion disposed at the first end of the main plate to
penetrate the pressing hole and protrude from the upper casing.

US Pat. No. 9,668,370

DOOR OF ELECTRONIC DEVICE

Getac Technology Corporat...

1. A door of an electronic device, adapted to cover an opening of the electronic device, with the opening having therein at
least one engaging recess, the door comprising:
a door body for covering the opening, with the door body having a press margin, wherein the press margin has at least one
through hole and at least one engaging portion protruding and engaged with the at least one engaging recess;

a connection body having a bend portion, with the bend portion connected to the door body, and the connection body fixed to
the electronic device; and

a soft body coupled to an inner side of the door body and forming a water-resistant portion, with the water-resistant portion
attached to the electronic device and corresponding in position to the opening, thereby rendering the door water-resistant,

wherein, as soon as the press margin partially exposed from the opening is pressed, the at least one engaging portion gets
movably restrained by the door body and thereby exits the at least one engaging recess so that the door gets opened.

US Pat. No. 9,557,832

CURSOR CONTROL APPARATUS AND CURSOR CONTROL METHOD THEREOF

Getac Technology Corporat...

1. A cursor control apparatus, adapted to adjust a velocity of a cursor displayed on a benchmark display unit and an extended
display unit such that the velocities of the cursor on the extended display unit and the benchmark display unit are substantially
equal, the cursor control apparatus comprising:
a cursor control unit for generating a displacement value when moved on the benchmark display unit; and
a processing unit coupled to the benchmark display unit, the extended display unit, and the cursor control unit to calculate
a resolution (dots per inch, DPI) ratio of the extended display unit to the benchmark display unit in a same axial direction,
wherein the DPI ratio in the same axial direction comprises a first DPI ratio of the extended display unit to the benchmark
display unit in a first axial direction and a second DPI ratio of the extended display unit to the benchmark display unit
in a second axial direction;

wherein the processing unit multiplies a first displacement value of the cursor control unit in the first axial direction
by the first DPI ratio so as to obtain a first modified displacement value in the first axial direction, multiplies a second
displacement value of the cursor control unit in the second axial direction by the second DPI ratio so as to obtain a second
modified displacement value in the second axial direction, moves the cursor on the extended display unit according to the
first and second modified displacement values, and moves the cursor on the benchmark display according to the first and second
displacement values, such that the velocities of the cursor on the extended display unit and the benchmark display unit are
substantially equal.

US Pat. No. 9,632,795

ELECTRONIC DEVICE AND METHOD FOR MONITORING BATTERY MODULE OF THE SAME

Getac Technology Corporat...

1. A method for monitoring a battery module, the battery module applied to an electronic device, the method comprising:
reading a reported battery capacity and a battery temperature of the battery module;
determining whether the reported battery capacity is smaller than a minimum capacity required for device operations;
when the reported battery capacity is lower than the minimum capacity, determining whether the battery temperature is lower
than a minimum temperature;

in response to determining that the battery temperature is lower than the minimum temperature and the reported battery capacity
is lower than the minimum capacity, generating, by a controller, a fake battery capacity and operating the electronic device
according to the fake battery capacity, wherein the fake battery capacity is higher than the minimum capacity; and

when the reported battery capacity is higher than the minimum capacity or the battery temperature is higher than the minimum
temperature, operating the electronic device according to the reported battery capacity.

US Pat. No. 9,736,887

METHOD AND DEVICE FOR HEATING ELECTRONIC COMPONENT AND ELECTRONIC APPARATUS USING THE SAME

Getac Technology Corporat...

1. A device for heating an electronic component in a low-temperature environment, comprising:
a first heater, disposed at a first electronic component;
a power module, configured for providing the first heater with required electrical energy; and
a controller, coupled to the first heater and the power module, wherein the controller is programmed to detect an output voltage
and a temperature of the power module and, when the temperature is below a predetermined threshold, dynamically control the
first heater to use the electrical energy of the power module to heat the first electronic component according to a duty ratio
set according to the detected output voltage of the power module as follows:

when the output voltage of the power module is greater than a first threshold voltage, the controller is programmed to set
the duty ratio as a first ratio;

when the output voltage of the power module is less than a second threshold voltage, the controller is programmed to set the
duty ratio as a second ratio, wherein the second threshold voltage is less than the first threshold voltage and greater than
zero, and the second ratio is less than the first ratio; and

when the output voltage of the power module is between the first threshold voltage and the second threshold voltage, the controller
is programmed to adjust the duty ratio by conversion to a difference between the output voltage of the power module and the
second threshold so that the difference between the output voltage of the power module and the second threshold voltage is
positively proportional to the duty ratio.

US Pat. No. 9,684,319

HEATING CIRCUIT, ELECTRONIC APPARATUS, AND METHOD FOR ENTERING OPERATION MODE IN LOW-TEMPERATURE ENVIRONMENT

Getac Technology Corporat...

1. A heating circuit used in connection with a plurality of electronic devices that are not activated, the heating circuit
comprising:
a plurality of thermal sensors arranged to respectively detect a temperature of a corresponding one of the electronic devices;
and

a plurality of heaters arranged to respectively heat a corresponding one of the electronic devices; and
a controller programmed to:
obtain the temperature of each of the electronic devices respectively detected by the thermal sensors;
determine whether the temperature is lower than a threshold value; and
generate an enable signal for each heater corresponding to an electronic device having a temperature below the threshold value
when the temperature of at least two electronic devices is lower than the threshold value, wherein an enable signal for each
of the heaters comprises a continuous waveform generated while the temperature of the at least two electronic devices is lower
than the threshold value and comprising an alternating sequence of high and low voltage levels, and wherein for the continuous
waveform of a first one of the enable signals, each single low-voltage level begins and ends during a respective single high-voltage
level of the continuous waveform of a second one of the enable signals, such that a pulse width of the second one of the enable
signals when it reaches the high voltage level is wider than a pulse width of the first one of the enable signals at the low
voltage level.

US Pat. No. 9,666,387

WATERPROOF BUTTON STRUCTURE

GETAC TECHNOLOGY CORPORAT...

1. A waterproof button structure for collaborating with a press switch, the waterproof button structure comprising:
a housing, having a first surface facing a button cap and a second surface facing away from the button cap, formed with a
pair of through holes and a groove, the groove disposed at the second surface and formed only between the pair of through
holes;

the button cap, capable of moving along a normal direction of the first surface of the housing, comprising a pair of button
shafts respectively inserted in the pair of through holes;

a plurality of waterproof elements, disposed between the button shafts and the through holes; and
a fastening member, assembled to the pair of button shafts and disposed correspondingly to the second surface, comprising
a bent portion, the bent portion disposed protrudingly towards the groove, wherein the bent portion comprises a protrusion,
and when the button cap is pressed, the protrusion is abutted against the press switch.

US Pat. No. 9,778,822

TOUCH INPUT METHOD AND ELECTRONIC APPARATUS THEREOF

Getac Technology Corporat...

1. A touch input method adapted to a touch module, comprising:
obtaining a first position of a terminal point of a sliding trail on a defined plane of the touch module, wherein the sliding
trail is generated by a user pressing on the defined plane and then sliding to the terminal point;

obtaining a second position of a click action on the defined plane of the touch module, wherein there is a time interval between
the times of obtaining the first position and the second position;

utilizing the first position as an origin to define a plurality of quadrants on the defined plane for determining a relative
distance between the first position and the second position and for determining which quadrant the second position is located;
and

determining whether to execute a specific function according to the relative distance, the quadrant where the second position
is located, and the time interval.

US Pat. No. 10,030,986

INCIDENT RESPONSE ANALYTIC MAPS

WHP WORKFLOW SOLUTIONS, I...

1. One or more non-transitory computer-readable media storing computer-executable instructions that upon execution cause one or more processors to perform acts comprising:storing one or more data assets and associated telemetry information of at least one media recording device in a primary database, the one or more data assets including an audio recording, a video recording, or a multimedia recording, the associated telemetry information including geolocations of the at least one media recording device at multiple times;
storing at least one reference to the one or more data assets and duplicate of the associated telemetry information in a secondary database, the secondary database providing faster data read speed than the primary database;
performing pre-calculations based at least on the telemetry information as stored in the secondary database according to one or more mapping parameters to generate multiple sets of pre-calculated data; and
sending a set of pre-calculated data from the multiple sets of pre-calculated data for presentation on an analytic map of a dashboard displayed on a remote computing device.

US Pat. No. 10,015,895

CASING DEVICE AND INSERTION STRUCTURE THEREOF

Getac Technology Corporat...

1. An insertion structure, comprising:a tamperproof element comprising a case sleeve and a penetrating post, wherein the case sleeve comprises an outer surface, an end extended outward to form two barb-like protruding portions and another end protrudingly provided with a leaf spring, wherein the leaf spring comprises a plurality of resilient protruding plates protrudingly formed on the outer surface;
wherein the penetrating post is penetratingly disposed in the case sleeve and abuts against the barb-like protruding portions; and
wherein the penetrating post has a rod portion and a head portion extending from a top of the rod portion, with the rod portion penetratingly disposed in the case sleeve, wherein two slots are disposed laterally at a bottom of the head portion, respectively, allowing the two barb-like protruding portions to engage with the two slots and abut against inner walls of the slots, respectively.

US Pat. No. 9,808,309

ELECTROCAUTERY INSTRUMENT FOR ENDOSCOPIC THERAPY

Getac Technology Corporat...

1. An electrocautery instrument used in endoscopic therapy and collaborating with an electrocautery rod, comprising:
an operation handle including a cylindrical member, a fastening element, and at least one fixing protruding element, the fastening
element and the fixing protruding element being disposed on the cylindrical member, wherein the cylindrical member further
includes a first inner hole; and

a rotatable positioning means enclosing the cylindrical member, the rotatable positioning means further including a rotatable
element, a second inner hole, at least one clasping member, and a plurality of securing units, the rotatable element being
rotatably connected to the cylindrical member, the at least one clasping member being disposed on a side wall of the second
inner hole and engaged with the fastening element, the securing units being respectively recessed in the side wall of the
second inner hole, wherein the rotatable element is disposed corresponding to the at least one fixing protruding element,
the rotatable element is provided for rotating the rotatable positioning means, so that the at least one fixing protruding
element is positioned on any one of the corresponding securing units, and the electrocautery rod penetrates through the second
inner hole and the first inner hole respectively for being connectedly moved with the operation handle.

US Pat. No. 10,074,949

ELECTRONIC DEVICE AND A METHOD FOR DETECTING THE CONNECTING DIRECTION OF TWO ELECTRONIC COMPONENTS

GETAC TECHNOLOGY CORPORAT...

1. An electronic device, comprising:a first electronic component comprising a control unit and a first connector, the first connector being coupled to the control unit and comprising a first pin unit, the first pin unit comprising an even number of first detection pins; and
a second electronic component comprising a second connector which matches the first connector, the second connector comprising a second pin unit, the second pin unit comprising an even number of second detection pins corresponding in position to the first detection pins, respectively;
wherein, when the first connector is electrically connected to the second connector, the first detection pins and the second detection pins form a conducting path, wherein the conducting path series-connects the first detection pins to the second detection pins, wherein the conducting path has a first end coupled to a ground through a first one of the first detection pins and a second end coupled to the control unit through a second one of the first detection pins.

US Pat. No. 9,772,658

CASE FOR PROTECTING BATTERY AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE HAVING THE SAME

Getac Technology Corporat...

1. A case for protecting a battery, comprising:
a main body having a first side surface;
a circumferential wall connected to the first side surface and extending along a first direction away from the first side
surface, wherein the circumferential wall includes a circumferential groove, with the circumferential groove being around
the circumferential wall and concavely disposed on an outer wall surface of the circumferential wall; and

a waterproof element including a circumferential basal portion and a circumferential raised portion, with the circumferential
basal portion being disposed in the circumferential groove, and the circumferential raised portion being disposed on an outer
surface of the circumferential basal portion, corresponding in position to the circumferential groove, and including a first
segment and a second segment opposing the first segment, wherein the first segment is closer to the first side surface than
the second segment.

US Pat. No. 9,742,455

TRANSMISSION DOCK OF ELECTRONIC DEVICE

GETAC TECHNOLOGY CORPORAT...

1. A transmission dock for an electronic device, comprising:
a casing comprising a receiving chamber and two first limiting structures, with a through opening disposed at a chamber bottom
of the receiving chamber, wherein the two first limiting structures flank the through opening; and

a floatable connecting component, comprising:
a body movably disposed in the through opening;
a transmission interface disposed on the body; and
two second limiting structures disposed on two opposing sides of the body, respectively, wherein the two second limiting structures
and the two first limiting structures moveably mate with each other, respectively, and limit each other, respectively,

wherein the first limiting structures each comprise a sidewall having thereon a limiting opening, and each of the sidewalls
comprises a first sidewall, a second sidewall, a third sidewall and a fourth sidewall which together form the limiting opening,
with the first and third sidewalls being opposite and facing the chamber bottom, allowing the second and fourth sidewalls
to be opposite and disposed between the first and third sidewalls; and

wherein the second limiting structures each comprise a protruding post, allowing the two protruding posts to be penetratingly
disposed in the two limiting openings, respectively.

US Pat. No. 9,930,795

ELECTRONIC DEVICE HAVING A REMOVABLE HANDLE

GETAC TECHNOLOGY CORPORAT...

1. An electronic device having a removable handle, comprising:a body having two concave portions disposed on two opposing lateral sides of the body, respectively;
two connecting elements each disposed on each of the two opposing lateral sides of the body having the concave portions, respectively, with the connecting elements each comprising a base, a pivotal connection unit and a plurality of fastening components, and the base comprises a bump penetrating one of the concave portions of the body, wherein the fastening components penetrate the base and get fastened to the body, and the pivotal connection unit is fixedly disposed at the base and comprises a pivotal connection hole and a mounting recess;
a handle, pivotally disposed at the connecting elements and comprising a grip element, two pivotal connection shafts each having a thread hole in an axis of the two pivotal connection shafts; and
two pivotal bolts, wherein the pivotal connection shafts are disposed at two ends of the grip element and are penetratingly disposed at the mounting recesses, respectively; wherein each of the pivotal bolts penetrating each of the pivotal connection holes is penetratingly disposed at each of the pivotal connection shafts, respectively; wherein the two pivotal bolts are fastened to two thread holes of the two pivotal connection shafts when the removable handle is in a stable state;
wherein the grip element of the handle comprises a body segment and two extension segments connected to two ends of the body segment, respectively, with the pivotal connection shafts disposed at the extension segments, respectively; and
wherein an insertion hole is disposed on the body segment of the grip element, and a direction of a distance between two ends of the insertion hole differs from a lengthwise direction of the body segment.

US Pat. No. 9,899,783

ELECTRONIC DEVICE AND A METHOD FOR DETECTING THE CONNECTING DIRECTION OF TWO ELECTRONIC COMPONENTS

Getac Technology Corporat...

1. An electronic device, comprising:
a first electronic component comprising a control unit and a first connector, the first connector being coupled to the control
unit and comprising a first pin unit, the first pin unit comprising an even number of first detection pins, wherein two of
the first detection pins are disposed at two ends of the first connector, respectively; and

a second electronic component comprising a second connector which matches the first connector, the second connector comprising
a second pin unit, the second pin unit comprising an even number of second detection pins corresponding in position to the
first detection pins, respectively;

wherein, when the first connector is electrically connected to the second connector, the first detection pins render the second
detection pins conducting so as to form a conducting path, allowing the conducting path to series-connect the first detection
pins to the second detection pins, wherein the conducting path has a first end coupled to a ground through one of the first
detection pins and a second end coupled to the control unit through another one of the first detection pins.

US Pat. No. 9,899,852

POWER BANK CHARGING SYSTEM

Getac Technology Corporat...

1. A power bank charging system, comprising:
a power bank device, comprising:
a first rectifying unit coupled between a first power pin and a first data transmission pin, such that a charging current
on the first data transmission pin unidirectionally flows toward the first power pin; and

a battery coupled to the first power pin and a first ground pin and coupled to the first data transmission pin through the
first rectifying unit, wherein a second data transmission pin is short-circuited to the first ground pin, and the battery
receives the charging current from the first power pin and the first rectifying unit and thus is charged.

US Pat. No. 9,837,716

MULTIBAND ANTENNA

Getac Technology Corporat...

1. A multiband antenna, comprising:
a short-circuit element comprising a first end having a grounding point, the short-circuit element connecting to a ground
through the grounding point;

a feed element comprising a first end having a feed point, wherein a second end of the feed element is connected to the short-circuit
element, and the feed element receives a feed signal through the feed point;

a first connection segment comprising a first end connected to a second end of the short-circuit element;
a low-frequency radiating element with a closed pattern having a first side and a second side opposing the first side, with
the first side being of a larger width than the second side, wherein the second side is connected to a second end of the first
connection segment, wherein the closed pattern comprises a second connection segment, a third connection segment, and a fourth
connection segment arranged in a triangular closed loop defining an opening there between;

a high-frequency radiating element connected to the first connection segment to provide a first resonance path whereby the
multiband antenna supports a first high frequency band; and

a grounding surface coupled to the first end of the short-circuit element, parallel to the low-frequency radiating element
and the high-frequency radiating element, and separated from the low-frequency radiating element by a first distance.

US Pat. No. 9,836,425

COMPUTER APPARATUS, DATAPATH SWITCHING APPARATUS AND ASSOCIATED METHOD FOR SWITCHING DATAPATHS FOR TRANSMITTING SENSING DATA ACCORDING TO OPERATING SYSTEM UTILIZED BY COMPUTER APPARATUS

Getac Technology Corporat...

1. A datapath switching apparatus, applied for switching paths for transmitting sensing data according to an operating system
utilized by a computer apparatus, the datapath switching apparatus comprising:
a sensor hub, coupled to a platform controller hub, configured to receive the sensing data; and
an embedded controller, coupled to the platform controller hub, configured to detect the operating system utilized by the
computer apparatus, and to switch datapaths for transmitting the sensing data to the platform controller hub according to
the operating system utilized by the computer apparatus.

US Pat. No. 9,632,601

TOUCH PEN HAVING BALL MEMBER CONTAINED IN CONDUCTIVE ELASTIC CASING

Getac Technology Corporat...

1. A touch pen, comprising:
a pen head, comprising:
a conductive elastic casing, comprising a first sealing end and a first receiving portion;
a ball member, deposited in the first receiving portion, wherein the ball member is contained entirely within the conductive
elastic casing;

a fixing device, comprising a second sealing end and a second receiving portion, wherein the second receiving portion is connected
to the first receiving portion and the second sealing end is opposite to the first sealing end; and

an elastic device, deposited in the first receiving portion and the second receiving portion, contacting with the ball member
and pressing against the second sealing end;

an encasing member, encasing part of the conductive elastic casing and connected with the fixing device; and
a shaft, connected with the encasing member;
wherein the fixing device and part of the conductive elastic casing are contained in the shaft;
wherein conductive elastic casing is deformable when the pen head is pressed against a surface; and
wherein the ball member is deformable and rotatable relative to the conductive elastic casing by deformation of the conductive
elastic casing.

US Pat. No. 9,970,590

DOCK WITH DETACHABLE SUPPORT ASSEMBLY

Getac Technology Corporat...

1. A dock with a detachable mounting assembly, comprising:a base comprising a first case body and a first connector, the first case body having a plurality of connection holes, the first connector being disposed at a top surface of the first case body; and
a mounting assembly detachably mounted on the base, comprising:
a second case body mounted on the first case body;
a second connector disposed at a bottom surface of the second case body;
a plurality of fastening components disposed at the second case body, wherein the second case body is mounted on the first case body in a position bringing the second connector into contact with the first connector when the fastening components are fastened to the connection holes, respectively;
a rotation adjustment module rotatably disposed at the second case body;
a third case body disposed on the rotation adjustment module and rotatable together with the rotation adjustment module; and
a third connector disposed at the third case body and electrically connected to the second connector.

US Pat. No. 9,954,749

DETECTION CIRCUIT AND DETECTING METHOD THEREOF

GETAC TECHNOLOGY CORPORAT...

1. A detection circuit for detecting a state of connection between a first signal port of an electronic device and a first external device, the detection circuit comprising:a signal generator, a switch module, a signal coupling circuit, a signal detector and a processing unit,
wherein the signal generator, the switch module, the signal detector and the first signal port are electrically connected with the processing unit, the signal generator is electrically connected directly with the switch module, the switch module is electrically connected with the signal coupling circuit, the signal coupling circuit comprises a first coupler and a second coupler that has three connection ends, and is electrically connected directly with both the first signal port and the signal detector through a first connection end and a second connection end of the second coupler, and the signal coupling circuit and the signal detector are electrically connected in series between the first signal port and the processing unit; and
wherein:
upon receiving a start signal by the processing unit, the processing unit sends an enable signal to the signal generator and a control signal to the switch module,
upon receiving the enable signal, the signal generator is enabled and sends a test signal to the switch module,
upon receiving the control signal, the switch module is turned on to receive the test signal from the signal generator, and sends the received test signal to the signal coupling circuit through the first coupler, and the signal coupling circuit then sends the test signal from a third connection end of the second coupler to the first signal port,
upon receiving the test signal from the signal coupling circuit, the first signal port generates a reflect signal according to the received test signal, and sends the reflect signal through the signal coupling circuit to the signal detector,
upon receiving the reflect signal, the signal detector generates a detection signal and sends the detection signal to the processing unit, and
upon receiving the detection signal, the processing unit determines the state of connection between the first signal port of the electronic device and the first external device by comparing the detection signal with a predetermined threshold value.

US Pat. No. 9,921,719

TOUCH DISPLAY APPARATUS AND WALLPAPER REPLACING METHOD THEREOF

GETAC TECHNOLOGY CORPORAT...

1. A touch display apparatus, comprising:
a storing unit for storing multiple wallpapers;
a touch display unit for displaying an operation interface and sensing a page-replacing operation, wherein the operation interface
corresponds to a currently displayed wallpaper, wherein the operation interface comprises at least one application icon; and

a processing unit coupled to the storing unit and the touch display unit, and the processing unit selects one from the wallpapers
different from the currently displayed wallpaper according to the page-replacing operation when the touch display apparatus
is in an unlocked state, so as to replace the currently displayed wallpaper according to an attribute of a selected one of
the at least one application icon,

wherein the attribute is one selected from the group consisting of a color, a position, and a type of the selected one application
icon; and

wherein the processing unit associates one of the wallpapers with one of the at least one application icon such that multiple
application icons correspond to a same wallpaper.

US Pat. No. 9,899,644

BATTERY MODULE AND ITS ADHESIVE STRAP

Getac Technology Corporat...

1. A battery module fixable to a base plate, the battery module comprising:
a battery pack disposed on the base plate;
a strap having an attached portion, an adjusted portion and a fixed portion, said attached portion being covering a portion
of said battery pack, said adjusted portion extended from one side of said attached portion, and said fixed portion extended
from the other side of said attached portion and fixed to the base plate; and

an adjuster having a buckle and an elastic element, said buckle positioned between said elastic element and said battery pack,
said elastic element and said battery pack opposed to the same side of said strap, and said adjuster fixed to the base plate;

wherein said adjusted portion of said strap passes through said buckle, over the elastic element, and is fixed to the base
plate, such that the adjusted portion compresses the elastic element, and the battery pack is secured to the base plate by
the attached portion.

US Pat. No. 9,825,405

PUSH-PUSH FIXING STRUCTURE AND CHIP DETECTING MODULE

Getac Technology Corporat...

1. A push-push fixing structure for fixing a chip, the push-push fixing structure operating in connection with a circuit board
comprising a chip connector, the push-push fixing structure comprising:
a base comprising a bottom surface contacting the circuit board and a top surface opposite thereto;
a cover, wherein the base and the cover define a slot for receiving the chip;
a guiding element disposed in the base and comprising a first guiding groove, a second guiding groove and a positioning portion,
with the first guiding groove connected to the second guiding groove, with the positioning portion located at a junction of
the first guiding groove and the second guiding groove;

a resilient component disposed on the base and pressing against the guiding element; and
a positioning element having a first end portion and a second end portion opposing the first end portion, with the first end
portion disposed on the base and the second end portion slidably disposed in the first guiding groove and the second guiding
groove of the guiding element;

wherein, when the guiding element is moved under a push force to an engagedly fixed position, the second end portion of the
positioning element slides along the first guiding groove and the second guiding groove until it becomes positioned at the
positioning portion;

wherein the base comprises an opening through the bottom surface thereof, the opening exposing the circuit board and corresponding
to the chip connector, wherein a top surface of the chip connector is substantially coplanar with the top surface of the base;
and

wherein, when the chip is fully inserted into the slot, the chip forms a direct electrical connection with the chip connector
through the opening in the base.

US Pat. No. 9,817,441

DOCK

Getac Technology Corporat...

1. A dock, comprising:
a base having a press aperture and a connection aperture which are penetratingly disposed on an upper surface of the base,
the base having therein a receiving space;

a fixing switch penetratingly disposed on the upper surface of the base;
a release component comprising a release switch and a resilient element, the release switch having a press portion and a stop
portion, the press portion passing through the press aperture to protrude from the upper surface of the base, with the stop
portion received in the receiving space, the resilient element being received in the receiving space to abut against the release
switch and drive the release switch to move to one of a stop position and a release position;

a connector received in the receiving space of the base and corresponding in position to the connection aperture; and
a connection component disposed at the base to connect the fixing switch and the connector, the connection component comprising
a movable plate and an engaging element, wherein, when the release switch is at the stop position, the stop portion abuts
against the engaging element and stops the movable plate, the connector, and the fixing switch from moving, wherein, when
the release switch is at the release position, the fixing switch is moved to a locked position to drive the connection component
to move to a connected position, allowing the connection component to push an end of the connector so that the end of the
connector passes through the connection aperture to protrude from the upper surface of the base.

US Pat. No. 9,871,574

ANTENNA SIGNAL TRANSMISSION APPARATUS AND ANTENNA SIGNAL TRANSMISSION METHOD

GETAC TECHNOLOGY CORPORAT...

1. An antenna signal transmission apparatus, comprising:
a plurality of antennas forming an antenna array for receiving a radio frequency input signal; and
a signal transmission control module comprising a plurality of phase adjustment units comprising a look-up table unit and
searches the look-up table units according to an incident angle of the radio frequency input signal for an emission angle
information of the antennas corresponding to the incident angle;

wherein the phase adjustment units send a feed signal according to the emission angle information to trigger the antennas
to generate radiating beams, thereby causing the antenna array to emit the radio frequency output signal;

wherein the emission angle information comprises information about a phase difference between the radiating beams generated
from the antennas, wherein the phase difference information depends on a phase difference between the radio frequency input
signals received by the antennas.

US Pat. No. 10,349,548

CASING AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE USING THE SAME

GETAC TECHNOLOGY CORPORAT...

1. A casing, comprising:a housing, comprising two first sides opposite each other and two second sides opposite each other, the housing further comprising two bent edges opposite each other and an elastic piece, the two bent edges respectively located at the two first sides, the elastic piece located at one of the two second sides, each of the bent edges comprising an opening portion, the elastic piece comprising a first coupling portion; and
a plate, comprising two hook portions and a second coupling portion, the two hook portions respectively protruding from the plate and respectively provided correspondingly to the two opening portions of the two bent edges, the second coupling portion provided correspondingly to the first coupling portion;
wherein, when the two hook portions respectively pass in a first direction through the two opening portions, the two bent edges come into contact with the plate and respectively enter in a second direction a space between the hook portions and the plate, the first coupling portion comes into contact along the second direction with the second coupling portion and is coupled with the second coupling portion, the two hook portions limit a movement of the housing in the first direction, and the second coupling portion limits the movement of the housing in the second direction.

US Pat. No. 10,314,214

VAPOR CHAMBER WITH ELECTROMAGNETIC SHIELDING FUNCTION

GETAC TECHNOLOGY CORPORAT...

1. A cover of a vapor chamber with an electromagnetic shielding function, the vapor chamber including a shielding frame having a second coupling structure, the cover adapted to demountably engage with the shielding frame and to dissipate heat from an electronic component surrounded by the shielding frame, the cover comprising:a covering plate disposed over the shielding frame and having an extending portion, wherein the extending portion surrounds the shielding frame, the extending portion comprises a first coupling structure disposed on an inner surface thereof, and the second coupling structure demountably engages with the first coupling structure; and
a co-constructed plate disposed between the covering plate and the shielding frame, wherein the co-constructed plate and the covering plate jointly define a room containing a capillary structure, a supporting structure, and a working fluid, and wherein the co-constructed plate is nested within a space defined by the covering plate.

US Pat. No. 9,917,464

ELECTRONIC APPARATUS AND CHARGING/DISCHARGING MANAGEMENT METHOD THEREOF

Getac Technology Corporat...

1. An electronic apparatus, comprising:
a battery;
a charging/discharging path switch unit disposed on a charging/discharging path of the battery;
a micro-processing unit; and
a control unit coupled to the charging/discharging path switch unit and the micro-processing unit;
wherein the micro-processing unit is adapted to send a sleep mode command to the control unit the first time the electronic
apparatus is connected to an AC power source, and send an enable signal to the control unit the second time the electronic
apparatus is connected to an AC power source; and

wherein the control unit is adapted to drive the charging/discharging path switch unit to disable the charging/discharging
path of the battery and enter a sleep mode according to when the sleep mode control command is received, and the control unit
is adapted to enable the charging/discharging path and enter a normal mode when the enable signal is received.

US Pat. No. 9,888,386

COMMUNICATION APPARATUS AND SETTING METHOD TO ENHANCE SAFETY AND EASE USE THEREOF

GETAC TECHNOLOGY CORPORAT...

1. A communication apparatus, comprising:
a processor; and
a memory device, storing:
a short message receiving module configured to, when executed by the processor,
determine whether a short message received by the communication apparatus conforms with a predetermined format, wherein the
short message comprises an unencrypted prefix and multiple encrypted fields including a serial number to match a device serial
number of the communication apparatus, a time at which the short message is sent and an operation command that controls the
communication apparatus to execute a corresponding operation;

if the unencrypted prefix of the short message conforms with predetermined prefix data, send the short message to a short
message managing module, executed by the processor, for decryption to obtain the serial number to match the device serial
number of the communication apparatus and the time at which the short message is sent and the operation command; and

if the short message does not conform with the predetermined prefix data, send the short message to a short message processing
module;

the short message managing module configured to, when executed by the processor,
receive the short message in a framework layer from the short message receiving module if the short message conforms with
the predetermined format; and

decode the short message to obtain the operation command only in the framework layer; and
the short message processing module configured to, when executed by the processor,
receive the short message from the short message receiving module if the short message does not conform with the predetermined
format; and

process the short message only in an application layer, wherein the predetermined format includes at least an unencrypted
field and at least an encrypted field.

US Pat. No. 10,050,374

DEVICE WITH WATERPROOF STRUCTURE

GETAC TECHNOLOGY CORPORAT...

9. A device with a waterproof structure, comprising:a casing having an opening with a wall;
a lid fastened to the casing, wherein the lid comprises a fastening hole;
an engaging portion comprising a shank, wherein the shank is received in the fastening hole so as to mount the engaging portion on the lid, and wherein the fastening hole is larger than the shank such that the shank can move radially inside the fastening hole when the engaging portion is mounted on the lid; and
a seal member formed on the engaging portion;
wherein, when the lid is moved to cover the opening, the seal member together with the engaging portion is aligned by the wall due to radial motion of the shank such that a waterproof fit is achieved between the wall and seal member.

US Pat. No. 9,997,925

POWER SUPPLYING METHOD AND DEVICE THEREOF

GETAC TECHNOLOGY CORPORAT...

1. A power supplying method, adapted to supply power to any one of external electronic devices with voltage-stabilized capacitors of different specifications, the power supplying method comprising:generating a periodic signal;
periodically turning on and off a load-switch circuit by the periodic signal to enable the load-switch circuit to periodically charge and discharge the at least one voltage-stabilized capacitor, wherein during periodically charging and discharging the at least one voltage-stabilized capacitor, the amount of a current supplied to the external electronic device is gradually decreased;
generating an enable signal following the periodic signal;
continuously turning on the load-switch circuit by the enable signal to enable the load-switch circuit to supply the power to the external electronic device according to a flag signal; and
detecting the amount of the current supplied to the external electronic device by the load-switch circuit to determine a level of the flag signal.

US Pat. No. 9,976,326

HINGE DEVICE AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE HAVING THE SAME

Getac Technology Corporat...

1. A hinge device, comprising:a hinge element;
a first connecting element including a first segment, a second segment and a third segment, with the second segment disposed between the first segment and the third segment to allow the first segment, the second segment and the third segment to form the first connecting element together, with the third segment connected to the hinge element, the first segment including a first connecting plate and a first folding plate, the first folding plate having a side connected to the first connecting plate, and a first angle, less than 180 degrees but greater than 0 degree, formed between the first connecting plate and the first folding plate; and
a second connecting element including a first fixing plate, a first boss, and a first extending arm, with the first extending arm having an end connected to the hinge element and another end connected to the first fixing plate, and the first boss connected to the first fixing plate;
wherein the second segment comprises a second connecting plate and a second folding plate, with the second connecting plate having an end connected to the first connecting plate and another end connected to the third segment, the second folding plate having a side connected to the second connecting plate, and a second angle, less than 180 degrees but greater than 0 degree, formed between the second connecting plate and the second folding plate; and
wherein a third angle, less than 180 degrees but greater than 90 degrees, is formed between the first folding plate and the second folding plate.

US Pat. No. 10,050,455

STRUCTURE WITH DETACHABLE BATTERY FOR ELECTRONIC DEVICE

GETAC TECHNOLOGY CORPORAT...

1. A structure with detachable battery for an electronic device, comprising:an electronic device casing having a chamber for receiving a battery;
a guiding structure disposed on an outer sidewall of the battery and comprising a guiding groove and an engaging groove laterally disposed in the guiding groove, wherein the guiding groove and the chamber are open toward each other, with the engaging groove being open in a transverse direction of the chamber, and a releasing-guiding slope opposite the engaging groove is disposed in the guiding groove to extend from the opening of the guiding groove and tilt toward the engaging groove; and
a sliding tongue disposed slidably on an inner sidewall of the chamber to not only slide within the guiding groove but also selectively slide and become fitted into the engaging groove such that the battery is fixed inside the chamber or slidably abuts against the releasing-guiding slope, thereby ejecting the battery out of the chamber;
wherein the sliding tongue has a magnetic component, and the electronic device has a reed switch corresponding in position to the magnetic component, allowing the electronic device to start a backup power as soon as the reed switch senses the magnetic component and thereby determines that the sliding tongue has exited the engaging groove.

US Pat. No. 10,025,945

DECRYPTION METHOD FOR USE IN DISPLAYING DATA

GETAC TECHNOLOGY CORPORAT...

1. A decryption method for use in displaying data, the method comprising the steps of:executing a display instruction of an object, wherein the object comprises a plurality of data;
displaying an unencrypted data of the data and hiding an encrypted data of the data from displaying without indication of an encryption status and presence of the encrypted data on a display unit according to the display instruction;
detecting a trigger signal during a state of displaying the unencrypted data and hiding the encrypted data from displaying without indication of the encryption status and presence of the encrypted data on the display unit, wherein the detecting the trigger signal comprises detecting a region of a touch panel to confirm whether the region generates the trigger signal, wherein the region is smaller than a sensing area of the touch panel and is defined by a circular dashed line at the lower right corner of a display frame and adapted to generate the trigger signal when touched by a decryption undertaker's finger;
entering a password-receiving state in response to the trigger signal and detecting a password signal during the password-receiving state, wherein the entering the password-receiving state comprises receiving a track signal according to a track drawn by a user on the touch panel in response to the trigger signal;
determining whether the password signal matches a default password; and
displaying the unencrypted data and the encrypted data on the display unit when the track signal is generated.

US Pat. No. 10,013,035

TESTING METHOD AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE

Getac Technology Corporat...

1. A testing method, adapted for an electronic device operating an operating system at a particular temperature environment, the operating system having a plurality of system states, the method comprising:determining whether an operating command is received; and
when the operating command is received, deriving one of a plurality of tests from the operating command, executing the derived test, and disabling a fan of the electronic device;
wherein each of the tests respectively corresponds to one of the system states and comprises a temperature threshold value corresponding to the corresponding system state and an entering action of the corresponding system state;
wherein when the system state of the derived test is a work mode of the operating system, the derived test comprises:
continuously monitoring a temperature value of a central processing unit of the electronic device; and
enabling the fan and executing the entering action of the system state of the derived test when the temperature value of the central processing unit of the electronic device reaches the temperature threshold value, such that the operating system enters the work mode of the system state of the derived test.

US Pat. No. 10,187,915

CONTROLLING METHOD FOR PORTABLE INFORMATION CAPTURE DEVICE AND ENVIRONMENTAL SURVEILLANCE SYSTEM

GETAC TECHNOLOGY CORPORAT...

1. A method of controlling a portable information capturing device, comprising the steps of:receiving at a mobile device an authority data sent from a servo end;
performing an identification procedure on the portable information capturing device by the mobile device according to the authority data;
sending a wake-up signal from the mobile device to the portable information capturing device to create a wireless connection to the mobile device;
controlling the portable information capturing device to execute one of a relay station mode and a workstation mode with the mobile device through the wireless connection;
receiving a media data from the portable information capturing device with the mobile device through the wireless connection when the portable information capturing device executes the relay station mode; and
sending a connection data to the portable information capturing device with the mobile device through the wireless connection when the portable information capturing device executes the workstation mode, thereby allowing the portable information capturing device to create a connection to a relay station according to the connection data.

US Pat. No. 10,027,152

CHARGING DEVICE

GETAC TECHNOLOGY CORPORAT...

1. A charging device, comprising:a charging base having a receiving chamber for receiving a battery, the receiving chamber having a first sidewall with a first side and a second side opposing the first side; and
at least one hook portion disposed on the first sidewall and positioned proximate to the first side of the first sidewall to fix the battery in place when the battery is received in the receiving chamber, wherein the at least one hook portion comprises a resilient arm and a protruding portion, the protruding portion comprising an upward sloping surface and a downward sloping surface,
wherein a fulcrum of the battery is positioned proximate to the second side of the first sidewall when the battery is rotated in a plane parallel to the first sidewall and away from the first side, and the resilient arm is arranged to undergo resilient displacement in a direction perpendicular to the plane rotation of the battery and towards the first sidewall when the battery is so rotated to thereby disconnect the battery from the at least one hook portion.

US Pat. No. 10,020,548

GAUGING METHOD FOR BATTERY DISCHARGE-CAPACITY CORRESPONDING TO TEMPERATURE AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE USING THE SAME

GETAC TECHNOLOGY CORPORAT...

1. A gauging method for a battery discharge-capacity corresponding to a temperature, applicable to an electronic device, the gauging method comprising the steps of:detecting a temperature of a battery module of the electronic device according to a predetermined condition;
detecting the internal impedance of the battery module and estimating the battery discharge-capacity of the battery module according to the internal impedance when the temperature meets the predetermined condition; and
detecting a voltage and an output current of the battery module and calculating the battery discharge-capacity of the battery module according to the temperature, the voltage and the output current when the temperature does not meet the predetermined condition.

US Pat. No. 10,019,037

NOTEBOOK COMPUTER CARRYING DEVICE

GETAC TECHNOLOGY CORPORAT...

1. A notebook computer carrying device, mounted on a notebook computer, comprising:a carrier disposed on the notebook computer and comprising two receiving recesses;
a handle having two ends, wherein a horizontal plane is defined between the two ends of the handle, and a vertical plane is defined at a center of the handle; and
two telescopic members disposed at the two ends of the handle, respectively, each telescopic member including a first component and a second component, wherein the first components respectively extend from the two ends of the handle, the second component of each said telescopic member is disposed in a corresponding one of the receiving recesses, the first component and the second component of each said telescopic member are movably connected, and the first component is slidable in the corresponding one of the receiving recesses in a first displacement direction from a first position to a second position, with the first displacement direction defined as a start direction of the first component at the first position when the handle is pulled in a direction away from the notebook computer;
wherein the first displacement direction extends from the horizontal plane to a portion of the vertical plane below the horizontal plane and forms a first inclination angle relative to the horizontal plane; and
wherein when the handle is pulled in the direction away from the notebook computer and each first component has slid to the second position, motion of each first component is changed to a second displacement direction, wherein the second displacement direction extends from the horizontal plane to a portion of the vertical plane above the horizontal plane and forms a second inclination angle relative to the horizontal plane, wherein each said first component comprises a sliding slot extending in the first displacement direction when the first component is in the first position.

US Pat. No. 10,021,074

ENCRYPTING METHOD AND DECRYPTING METHOD OF SECURITY SHORT MESSAGE AND RECEIVING APPARATUS FOR RECEIVING SECURITY SHORT MESSAGE

GETAC TECHNOLOGY CORPORAT...

1. An encrypting method of a security short message, comprising the steps of:performing a first encryption computation according to a short message content and a deadline code to generate a verification code, wherein each of the short message content and the deadline code has a variable length and the verification code has an invariable length;
performing a second encryption computation according to the short message content, the deadline code and the verification code to generate an encrypting field, wherein the verification code is divided into a first verification segment and a second verification segment; and the first verification segment is separated from the second verification segment by at least one of the deadline code and the short message content; the second encryption computation converts each of the first verification segment, the deadline code, the short message content and the second verification segment from a plaintext format into a ciphertext format; and
combining a non-encrypting field and the encrypting field to create the security short message.

US Pat. No. 10,383,255

EDGE SEALING HEAT-DISSIPATING FILM

GETAC TECHNOLOGY CORPORAT...

1. An edge sealing heat dissipating film, being characterized in comprising:a heat radiation emitting film, having a first opening;
a metal film, disposed on the heat radiation emitting film, having a second opening, the second opening positioned corresponding to the first opening; and
a heat radiation receiving film, disposed on the metal film, having a third opening, the third opening positioned corresponding to the first opening;
wherein, a shape of the heat radiation emitting film is identical to a shape of the heat radiation receiving film, and an area of the metal film is slightly smaller than areas of the heat radiation emitting film and the heat radiation receiving film, such that a distance exists between an outer periphery of the metal film and an outer periphery of the heat radiation emitting film, and outer peripheries of the heat radiation emitting film and the heat radiation receiving film are closely bonded.

US Pat. No. 10,312,808

POWER SUPPLY AND POWER CONTROL METHOD THEREOF

GETAC TECHNOLOGY CORPORAT...

1. A power supply, of which a ground and an output end are adapted to be coupled to a load, comprising:a battery having an output end;
a first resistor coupled between the output end of the battery and the output end of the power supply so as to effectuate voltage division together with the load when the load is coupled to the ground and the output end of the power supply;
an amplifying circuit having a first input end, a second input end and an output end, with the first input end coupled to a first node between the first resistor and the output end of the power supply, and the second input end coupled to a second node between the first resistor and the output end of the battery, wherein when the load is coupled to the ground and the output end of the power supply, the amplifying circuit generates a first output voltage according to a voltage difference between the first node and the second node; and
a control circuit coupled in parallel with the first resistor between the output end of the battery and the output end of the power supply and outputting a second output voltage according to the first output voltage, such that the load is charged at the second output voltage, wherein the control circuit comprises:
a first inductor coupled to the output end of the battery;
a control unit having an input end, a first output end and a second output end, wherein the input end of the control unit is coupled to the output end of the amplifying circuit and adapted to receive the first output voltage, wherein a first control signal is generated from the first output end of the control unit according to the first output voltage, and a second control signal is generated from the second output end of the control unit according to the first output voltage;
a first transistor having a first end, a second end and a control end, with the first end coupled to the first inductor, the second end coupled to the ground voltage, and the control end adapted to receive the first control signal, thereby allowing the first transistor to turn on and turn off according to the first control signal; and
a second transistor having a first end, a second end and a control end, with the first end coupled to the first inductor, the second end coupled to a voltage regulator, and the control end adapted to receive the second control signal, thereby allowing the second transistor to turn on and turn off according to the second control signal;
wherein when the first output voltage is larger than a voltage threshold, the control unit generates and sends the first control signal for driving the first transistor to turn off and turn on and sends the second control signal for driving the second transistor to turn on and turn off, and when the first output voltage is not larger than the voltage threshold, the control unit generates and sends the first control signal for driving the first transistor to turn off and the second control signal for driving the second transistor to turn off; and
wherein when the load is not coupled to the ground and the output end of the power supply, the voltage difference is not larger than the voltage threshold; and
wherein when the load is coupled to the ground and the output end of the power supply, the voltage difference is larger than the voltage threshold, and when the first transistor turns on and the second transistor turns off, the first inductor stores energy, and when the first transistor turns off and the second transistor turns on, the energy of the first inductor is transferred to the output end of the power supply.

US Pat. No. 10,194,390

ENERGY EFFICIENT COMMUNICATION FOR DATA ASSET TRANSFERS

WHP Workflow Solutions, I...

1. A portable recording device, comprising:a low-energy transceiver;
a high-energy transceiver;
one or more processors; and
memory having instructions stored therein, the instructions, when executed by the one or more processors, cause the one or more processors to perform acts comprising:
broadcasting a device identifier of the portable recording device via the low-energy transceiver;
sending, via the low-energy transceiver, authentication data to a computing device that returned an acknowledgment of the device identifier, the authentication data including a unit identifier of the portable recording device and an officer identifier of a law enforcement officer that checked out the portable recording device for use;
receiving, via the low-energy transceiver, high-energy connection information that is sent by a computing device, the high-energy connection information being sent following a verification by the computing device of the unit identifier of the portable recording device and the office identifier of the law enforcement officer;
connecting, via the high-energy transceiver, to the computing device via a high-energy communication connection that is formed using the high-energy connection information; and
sending one or more data files to the computing device via the high-energy communication connection, the one or more data files including a data asset that is captured by the portable recording device or metadata for the data asset.

US Pat. No. 10,216,944

METHOD FOR EXECUTING ACCESS CONTROL OVER ELECTRONIC DEVICE AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE CAPABLE OF EXECUTING ACCESS CONTROL

GETAC TECHNOLOGY CORPORAT...

1. A method for executing access control over an electronic device, comprising the steps of:detecting a position information associated with a current location of the electronic device with a positioning module;
determining whether the electronic device has moved outside an authorized region according to the position information; and
when the electronic device has moved outside the authorized region, disabling a plurality of accessible functions of the electronic device according to a user information and locking the positioning module such that the positioning module cannot be disabled;
wherein a plurality applications are displayed in a display frame of the electronic device, and the step of disabling the plurality of accessible functions comprises the step of not displaying a subset of the plurality applications according to a predetermined list; and
wherein a plurality of folders are displayed in the display frame of the electronic device, and the step of disabling the plurality of accessible functions comprises the step of not displaying a subset of the plurality of folders according to the predetermined list.

US Pat. No. 10,193,589

ELECTRONIC DEVICE

GETAC TECHNOLOGY CORPORAT...

6. An electronic device, comprising: a housing; a battery demountably disposed on the housing and comprising a first engaging portion; and a locking assembly, comprising: a linking element movably disposed on the housing and comprising a second engaging portion, wherein the second engaging portion engages with the first engaging portion, allowing the battery to be fixedly disposed on the housing; a limiting element disposed on the housing and comprising a first limiting portion and a second limiting portion; and a pressing element connected to the linking element and disposed at the first limiting portion to fix relative positions of the first engaging portion and the second engaging portion, wherein, when the pressing element separates from the first limiting portion and moves to the second limiting portion, the linking element drives the second engaging portion to separate from the first engaging portion, causing the battery to separate from the housing; wherein the pressing element moves in a first direction to separate from the first limiting portion, whereas the linking element drives the second engaging portion to move in a second direction and thereby separate from the first engaging portion, wherein the first direction and the second direction are not parallel; and wherein the first limiting portion and the second limiting portion each comprise an opening, whereas the limiting element comprises a passage whereby the two openings are in communication with each other in the second direction, and a width of the passage in a third direction perpendicular to the second direction is less than widths of the two openings in the third direction.

US Pat. No. 10,192,695

KEYSWITCH ASSEMBLY AND MANUFACTURING METHOD THEREOF

GETAC TECHNOLOGY CORPORAT...

1. A keyswitch assembly corresponding to a single key on a keyboard, comprising:a display unit comprising a plurality of display regions each capable of being individually switched between a light-on and a light-off state;
a carrier for carrying the display unit;
a plurality of contact pads on the carrier, the contact pads being electrically connected to the display regions;
a light-shielding layer positioned corresponding to the display regions, the light-shielding layer comprising a plurality of transparent patterns, the transparent patterns positioned respectively corresponding to the display regions; and
a transparent keycap positioned on the display unit;
wherein the light-shielding layer comprises a layer of light-shielding material in which the transparent patterns are formed, wherein the transparent patterns permit light emitted from the corresponding display regions to pass through.

US Pat. No. 10,185,360

ENGAGING MECHANISM AND TRANSMISSION DOCK AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE HAVING THE SAME

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1. An engaging mechanism, adapted to be disposed on a carrying surface, comprising:at least one slidable engaging member, comprising a sliding element, an arm and a hook portion, the arm installed at the sliding element, the hook portion protruding from the arm;
at least one guiding frame, configured for fixing on and protruding from the carrying surface, the hook portion covered by the at least one guiding frame when the hook portion is in a releasing state and protruding from one of two opposite outer sides of the at least one guiding frame when the hook portion is in an engaging state;
at least one slidable frame, wherein, when the hook portion is in the releasing state, two opposite inner sides of the at least one slidable frame press against the two opposite outer sides to locate the at least one slidable frame at the carrying surface along a carrying direction, and the hook portion switches from the releasing state to the engaging state to be connected to the at least one slidable frame;
a first elastic member arranged to cause the at least one slidable engaging member to incline towards the engaging state; and
a pressing member and a second elastic member, the pressing member comprising a body portion, a pressed portion and a limiting portion, the body portion slidably disposed next to the at least one slidable engaging member, a sliding direction of the body portion substantially being orthogonal to a sliding direction of the at least one slidable engaging member, and the pressed portion and the limiting portion connected to the body portion;
wherein, when the hook portion is restrained in the releasing state, the pressing member is pressed by the second elastic member to cause the pressed portion to protrude from the carrying surface and to cause the limiting portion to be at a limiting position by being inserted into a limiting hole of the sliding element, and when the at least one slidable engaging member is located at the carrying surface, the at least one slidable frame presses the pressed portion downwards to cause the limiting portion to disengage from the limiting hole of the sliding element and to allow the hook portion to switch from the releasing state to the engaging state.

US Pat. No. 10,111,040

INFORMATION-CAPTURING DEVICE

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1. An information-capturing device, comprising:a near-field communication module for receiving an event message, wherein the event message includes a destination information;
a video recording unit for capturing an ambient data;
a storing unit for storing a first identification code; and
a controlling unit coupled to the near-field communication module, the video recording unit, and the storing unit to compare the first identification code with the dedicated identification code specified by the destination information contained in the event message, wherein the controlling unit starts the video recording unit if the first identification code matches the dedicated identification code specified by the destination information contained in the event message, and the controlling unit broadcasts the event message through the near-field communication module if the first identification code does not match the dedicated identification code specified by the destination information contained in the event message.

US Pat. No. 10,093,047

METHOD OF MANUFACTURING GLASS FIBER PRODUCT AND PORTABLE ELECTRONIC DEVICE

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1. A manufacturing method of a glass fiber product, comprising:providing a glass fiber resin, wherein the glass fiber resin comprises:
a thermoplastic resin, having an amount between 35 wt % and 50 wt %;
a glass fiber, having an amount between 45 wt % and 55 wt %; and
an additive, having an amount between 0.1 wt % and 15 wt %;
performing a molding process for the glass fiber resin to mold the glass fiber resin into a semi-finished product; and
performing a mechanical machining process on the semi-finished product to form at least one recessed structure in the semi-finished product, so as to form a final product;
wherein the manufacturing method further comprises a step of forming a thermoplastic elastomer at at least one stress concentration position on the semi-finished product or the final product.

US Pat. No. 10,083,044

ELECTRONIC APPARATUS WITH A BARCODE SCANNING DEVICE AND SECURE BOOTING METHOD THEREOF

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1. An electronic apparatus, comprising:a barcode scanning device for scanning a barcode;
an embedded controller embedded into the electronic apparatus configured to control the barcode scanning device before an operation system is executed by the electronic apparatus and determine whether the barcode meets a preset barcode, continue a booting operation of the electronic apparatus if the barcode meets the preset barcode; and
a processing unit, directly connected to the barcode scanning device, the embedded controller and a hard disk, wherein the processing unit
executes the operation system stored in the hard disk, and
obtains control of the barcode scanning device from the embedded controller after the booting operation is complete to execute the operation system, such that the processing unit executes a barcode managing application to control the barcode scanning device to scan the barcode or to perform a setting operation on the barcode scanning device,
wherein the embedded controller is directly connected to the barcode scanning device, a preset input device and the processing unit, and the barcode scanning device is directly connected to the embedded controller and the processing unit, and
wherein the barcode scanning device is controlled by the embedded controller before the booting operation is complete and controlled by the processing unit after the booting operation is complete, respectively.

US Pat. No. 10,278,297

CASE WITH ASSEMBLY STRUCTURE AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE USING THEREOF

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7. An electronic device, comprising:a case comprising:
a body having a receiving slot;
an engaging portion disposed in the receiving slot;
a fixing element disposed on the body, beside the receiving slot, and proximate to the engaging portion, the fixing element comprising a hook and a protruding element, and the fixing element being slidable along an axis between a released position and a locked position; and
an elastic component with an end disposed at the body and another end disposed at the fixing element, arranged such that when the fixing element is moved along the axis from the locked position to the released position, the elastic component generates a restoring force to drive the fixing element back along the axis to the locked position; and
a battery pack comprising a pushing element,
wherein when the fixing element is moved from the locked position to the released position, the hook of the fixing element becomes engaged with the engaging portion so as to hold the fixing element in the released position against the restoring force of the elastic component, and
when the fixing element is in the released position and the battery pack is inserted into the receiving slot, the pushing element pushes the protruding element so that the hook separates from the engaging portion, and the restoring force of the elastic component causes the fixing element to move to the locked position.

US Pat. No. 10,201,221

HAND STRAP

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1. A hand strap for use with a portable electronic device, the hand strap comprising:a fastening portion fastened to a rear surface of the portable electronic device;
a supporting portion having a first supporting element and a second supporting element, wherein the second supporting element is rotatably pivotally connected to the fastening portion about an axis perpendicular to the rear surface, and an end of the first supporting element is connected to an end of the second supporting element; and
a gripping portion disposed on the first supporting element,
wherein the first supporting element and the second supporting element overlap and contact each other in a folded state such that the first supporting element covers the second supporting element, and the first supporting element tilts relative to the second supporting element by an angle in an unfolded state, thereby allowing the supporting portion to support the portable electronic device.

US Pat. No. 10,313,132

METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR IMPORTING AND EXPORTING CONFIGURATIONS

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1. A method for importing and exporting device parameters, comprising:generating a manufacturer public key and a manufacturer private key of a manufacturer;
generating a manufacturer certificate according to the manufacturer public key;
storing the manufacturer certificate in a plurality of commodities;
signing a client public key according to the manufacturer private key to generate a manufacturer signature;
receiving by the plurality of commodities the manufacturer signature, at least one setup parameter, and a client signature generated by signing the at least one setup parameter according to a client private key;
verifying the manufacturer signature by each said commodity according to the stored manufacturer certificate;
verifying the client signature by the commodities which have passed the verification according to the manufacturer signature; and
applying the at least one setup parameter to the commodities which have passed the verification.

US Pat. No. 10,289,590

ELECTRONIC DEVICE AND METHOD OF AUTO SWITCHING LINKING PATH GIVING PRIORITY TO A PRIORITY PORT

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1. An electronic device, comprising:a priority port;
an initial port;
a system unit;
a linking control circuit coupled between the priority port, the initial port, and the system unit and adapted to normally connect a first linking path between the initial port and the system unit and disconnect a second linking path between the priority port and the system unit; and
a priority detection circuit coupled to the priority port and the linking control circuit to detect a connection state of the priority port, and configured such that upon detection that the priority port is connected to a first external device, the linking control circuit disconnects the first linking path and connects the second linking path;
wherein, when the second linking path is connected, the second linking path enables communication between the priority port and the first external device, and when the first linking path is connected and a second external device is connected to the initial port, the first linking path enables communication between the initial port and the second external device.

US Pat. No. 10,248,167

ELECTRONIC DEVICE HAVING HEAT DISSIPATION ASSEMBLY AND BLOCKING MEMBER

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1. An electronic device, comprising:a housing comprising an exterior wall of the electronic device and a heat dissipating portion having a plurality of heat dissipating holes formed in the exterior wall, wherein the exterior wall comprises an inner side facing an interior of the electronic device;
a heat dissipation assembly, disposed in the housing, comprising a plurality of cooling fins, a channel forming between every two adjacent cooling fins, each of the channels having a wind inlet port and a wind outlet port, the wind outlet ports positioned corresponding to a position of the heat dissipating portion, the cooling fins having a border side between the wind inlet ports and the wind outlet ports; and
a blocking member disposed at the inner side immediately adjacent to the heating dissipating holes and at a position of the border side adjacent to the wind outlet ports and abutting against a periphery of the heat dissipating portion.

US Pat. No. 10,243,272

ANTENNA DEVICE AND ANTENNA MODULE HAVING THE ANTENNA DEVICE

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1. An antenna device, comprising:a first medium layer;
a conductive ground hole penetrating the first medium layer;
a first antenna circuit disposed on a first surface of the first medium layer to partially encircle the conductive ground hole;
a second antenna circuit disposed on a second surface of the first medium layer opposite the first surface and positioned distal to the first antenna circuit to partially encircle the conductive ground hole; and
a first conductive hole penetrating the first medium layer, having an end electrically connected to a second end of the first antenna circuit, and having another end electrically connected to a first end of the second antenna circuit;
wherein the conductive ground hole is a hollow cylinder having openings disposed on each of the second surface of the first medium layer and the first surface of the first medium layer.

US Pat. No. 10,153,659

UNINTERRUPTIBLE POWER CONTROL METHOD AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE WITH UNINTERRUPTIBLE POWER SUPPLY BASED ON DETECTED MOTION OF THE ELECTRONIC DEVICE

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11. An electronic device with uninterruptible power supply, comprising:a power input end, wherein the electronic device in a normal state is powered by a primary battery module through the power input end;
a secondary battery module;
a switch module coupled between the power input end and the secondary battery module;
a motion sensor for sensing motion of the electronic device and yielding a detection result; and
a control unit for determining whether the detection result meets a motion condition and, upon determination that the detection result meets the motion condition, generating a start signal to turn on the switch module, thereby turning on a power supply path of the secondary battery module to the power input end, wherein the primary battery module and the secondary battery module are electrically connected to the power input end In parallel when the switch module is turned on.

US Pat. No. 10,348,026

CONNECTOR PROTECTION DEVICE WITH AUTOMATIC CLOSING FUNCTION

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1. A connector protection device having an automatic closing function, comprising:a base plate;
two connectors, assembled at the base plate;
a pivot shaft, assembled at the base plate;
a protection cover, comprising a connecting portion and two covers, the connecting portion assembled at the pivot shaft, each of the covers corresponding to one of the connectors;
a torsion spring, assembled at the pivot shaft, having one end thereof abutting against the base plate and one other end thereof abutting against the connecting portion; and
a pressing button, provided between the two covers, having one end thereof abutting against the connecting portion;
wherein the torsion spring applies a force on the connecting portion such that the covers tilt above and cover the connectors; when the pressing button is pressed downwards, the pressing button pushes the connecting portion to pivotally rotate in reverse, further driving the covers to pivotally rotate in reverse to expose the connectors.

US Pat. No. 10,332,567

HEAT DISSIPATION AND SHOCKPROOF STRUCTURE

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1. A heat dissipation and shockproof structure for an electronic module with a hard disk drive, the heat dissipation and shockproof structure comprising:a carrying component having a fixed segment and two first extending segments, the first extending segments being connected to two ends of the fixed segment, respectively, and the fixed segment being connected to a lateral surface of the hard disk drive, wherein the first extending segments are spaced apart in a first direction by a distance greater than a thickness of the hard disk drive in the first direction such that the hard disk drive is substantially disposed between the first extending segments; and
a plurality of elastomers disposed on at least a portion of the first extending segments;
wherein the first extending segments extend across an upper surface and a lower surface of the hard disk drive, respectively, and thereby form two gaps together with the upper surface and the lower surface, respectively.

US Pat. No. 10,310,569

SINGLE PIECE WATER RESISTANCE DOOR

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1. A single piece water resistance door suitable for being fixed to a casing of a connector module, the casing comprising a first engagement part and an opening adjacent to the first engagement part, the single piece water resistance door comprising:a body, adapted to cover the opening, and comprising at least one second engagement part corresponding to the first engagement part;
an elastic member, wherein the casing comprises a flat surface enclosed by a ring-shaped stopper, the opening being provided on the flat surface, wherein the ring-shaped stopper surrounds the flat surface and the opening, covers peripheries of the opening and pushes against the elastic member, so as to prevent external liquid from entering the connector module through the opening, wherein each of the opening and the ring-shaped stopper is rectangular or rectangular with rounded corners; and
a fixing part for being fixed to the casing, the fixing part having
a first portion, adapted to move along a direction of a force applied on the first portion towards a space between the first portion and the casing, and connected to the body such that, when the force is applied on the first portion, the second engagement part is driven substantially along the direction of the force so as to be released from the first engagement part,
wherein the body and the fixing part are rotatably connected to each other; and
wherein when the second engagement part is engaged with the first engagement part, the casing and the body press against each other, and the body covers the opening.

US Pat. No. 10,310,092

SATELLITE SIGNAL RECEIVING APPARATUS AND ANTENNA PATTERN ADJUSTING METHOD THEREOF

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1. A satellite signal receiving apparatus, comprising:an antenna array for receiving satellite signals from a plurality of satellites, the plurality of satellites comprising a plurality of target satellites, and the antenna array comprising:
a main antenna for radiating an antenna pattern;
at least one pattern adjustment antenna for being coupled with the antenna pattern to adjust an angle of the antenna pattern;
a control unit coupled to the main antenna and the at least one pattern adjustment antenna to calculate an average intensity of the satellite signals of the plurality of target satellites, determine whether the average intensity is lower than a first preset intensity, and adjust a coupling relationship between the main antenna and the at least one pattern adjustment antenna if the average intensity is lower than the first preset intensity, so as to adjust the angle of the antenna pattern so that the average intensity of satellite signals of the target satellites received by the antenna array is higher than the first preset intensity; and
a plurality of switches coupled between the at least one pattern adjustment antenna and a ground, respectively, so that the control unit controls ON states of the switches to adjust the coupling relationship between the main antenna and the at least one pattern adjustment antenna;
wherein the control unit selects from the plurality of satellites a plurality of candidate satellites having satellite signal intensity higher than a threshold intensity and calculates an average angle of elevation of the candidate satellites;
wherein the control unit calculates the average intensity of satellite signals of the plurality of satellites and adds the calculated average intensity of satellite signals of the plurality of satellites to a second preset intensity to obtain the threshold intensity; and
wherein the control unit determines whether the average angle of elevation is smaller than a threshold angle and, if the average angle of elevation is not smaller than the threshold angle, does not adjust the angle of the antenna pattern.

US Pat. No. 10,311,001

ELECTRONIC DEVICE AND COMMUNICATION METHOD THEREOF

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1. An electronic device, comprising:a case;
a port disposed at the case;
an embedded control unit disposed in the case;
a central processing unit disposed in the case;
a power supply unit disposed in the case; and
a multiplex control unit disposed in the case, having a first usage mode and a second usage mode, being normally in the first usage mode, switching to the second usage mode upon receipt of a switch signal, being powered by the power supply unit and creating a first transmission path between the central processing unit and the port while being in the first usage mode, being powered by an external device connected to the USB port and creating a second transmission path between the embedded control unit and the port while being in the second usage mode.

US Pat. No. 10,248,162

LINKING-UP MECHANISM MODULE AND DOCKING STATION

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3. A docking station, adapted to repeatedly clasp in a clasping state and uplift in an uplifting state an electronic device, the docking station comprising:a shell having a first surface, a first opening and at least one second opening; and
a linking-up mechanism module, provided at the shell, the linking-up mechanism module comprising:
a switch;
a clasp element;
a linking-up structure, connected to the switch and the clasp element; and
an abutting element, connected to the linking-up structure;
wherein, in the clasping state, the switch is located at a first position, the clasp element is located at a clasping position, and the abutting element is located at a sunken position;
wherein the linking-up structure comprises:
a fixed seat, provided at the shell;
a driving element, having a first end portion and a second end portion, the second end portion being opposite the first end portion, the first end portion connected to the clasp element;
a first shaft, rotatably provided on the fixed seat, the first shaft individually connected to the switch and the second end portion of the driving element;
a second shaft, rotatably provided on the fixed seat; and
a driven element, having a third end portion and a fourth end portion, the fourth end portion being opposite the third end portion, the fourth end portion connected to the second shaft;
wherein the abutting element has a fifth end portion and a sixth end portion, the sixth end portion is opposite the fifth end portion, the fifth end portion is connected to the second shaft, and the sixth end portion uplifts the electronic device;
arranged such that when the switch is pressed to a second position to enter the uplifting state, the linking-up structure and the clasp element are synchronously driven, the clasp element first rotates to an unlocking position and then drives the linking-up structure to drive and uplift the abutting element from the sunken position to an uplifting position; and when the clasp element is located at the clasping position, the clasp element protrudes out of the first opening and hooks the electronic device; and when the claps element is located at the unlocking position, the clasp element is rotated to be located within the first opening, and the at least one abutting element is uplifted to the uplifting position and extends out from the at least one second opening to push the electronic device away from the first surface; and when the switch is located at the first position, the clasp element is located at the clasping position to cause the second end portion of the driving element to abut against the third end portion of the driven element, and the at least one abutting element is at the sunken position; and when the switch is pressed to the second position, the first shaft accordingly rotates to drive and rotate the driving element, the first end portion is away from the third end portion, the third end portion rotates along with the fourth end portion to rotate the second shaft to drive and rotate the at least one abutting element, such that the at least one abutting element uplifts from the sunken position to the uplifting position.

US Pat. No. 10,405,441

ELECTRONIC DEVICE HAVING BUFFERING POSITIONING MECHANISM

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1. An electronic device having a buffering positioning mechanism, comprising:a casing, having two inner walls opposite each other;
an internal module, having two outer walls opposite each other, comprising a carrier and a plurality of internal components of the electronic device provided on the carrier, the internal module accommodated in the casing, the internal module fixed to the casing without using any fixing elements; and
at least one buffer member, supporting between at least one of the inner walls and at least one of the outer walls that are opposite each other;
wherein the at least one buffer member supports between one of the inner walls and one of the outer walls that are opposite each other, and one other of the outer walls of the internal module abuts against one other of the inner walls of the casing.

US Pat. No. 10,340,635

PLUGGABLE AND UNPLUGGABLE DEVICE AND HANDLE FOR THE SAME

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1. A handle mounted on a shaft of a pluggable and unpluggable device, wherein the handle is adapted to engage with and pull out, from an apparatus, the pluggable and unpluggable device in an engaged state and a pulled-out state respectively, alternately and repeatedly, the handle comprising:a handle body;
a guide tunnel disposed in the handle body, wherein the handle body fits around the shaft by the guide tunnel to thereby slide or rotate relative to the shaft; and
an engaging portion disposed on the handle body, wherein the engaging portion engages with the apparatus and escapes from the apparatus as the handle body slides relative to the shaft by the guide tunnel,
wherein the handle body has two opposing end portions which the guide tunnel and the engaging portion are disposed at, respectively.

US Pat. No. 10,273,720

DOOR BOLT STRUCTURE OF ELECTRONIC DEVICE

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1. A door bolt structure of an electronic device, comprising:a door frame, wherein an inner edge of the door frame defines a through hole;
a door panel movably disposed at the door frame between an open position exposing the through hole and a shut position covering the through hole; and
a resilient metallic wire having two ends connected to the door panel, the resilient metallic wire bent to form a plurality of hook portions respectively protruding from an edge of the door panel;
wherein, in a first shape of the resilient metallic wire when the door panel is in the shut position, the hook portions are engaged with an inner edge of the door frame so as to prevent the door panel from moving relative to the door frame, and arranged such that when a pulling portion of the resilient metallic wire is pulled, the resilient metallic wire deforms into a second shape in which the hook portions are disengaged from the inner edge the door frame, thereby allowing the door panel to move relative to the door frame; wherein the door panel provides a hermetic seal for the door frame when the door panel is in the shut position.

US Pat. No. 10,271,466

HEAT DISSIPATION MODULE, DISPLAY DEVICE HAVING THE SAME, PORTABLE ELECTRONIC DEVICE HAVING THE SAME AND ASSEMBLING METHOD FOR DISPLAY DEVICE HAVING THE SAME

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1. A portable electronic device, comprising:a body having a pivotal connection portion; and
a display device pivotally connected to the pivotal connection portion, comprising:
a display panel;
an optical module superimposed on the display panel; and
a heat dissipation module superimposed on the optical module, comprising:
a vapor chamber having a plurality of channels and a plurality of working fluids capable of undergoing cyclic evaporation and condensation in the plurality of channels, the plurality of channels each extending from a bottom edge of the vapor chamber to a top edge of the vapor chamber;
a light-emitting module disposed at the bottom edge;
a front frame element and a rear frame element, the rear frame element having a front bezel and a rear receptacle, with the display panel embedded onto the front bezel, wherein the optical module is inserted into the rear receptacle, and the front frame element is coverinqly disposed at the rear frame element and presses against the display panel;
a plurality of first screwing elements screwing the vapor chamber and the rear frame element together; and
a plurality of second screwing elements screwing the vapor chamber, the front frame element, and the rear frame element together sequentially.

US Pat. No. 10,349,353

AUTOMATIC UPLOADING METHOD AND PORTABLE INFORMATION CAPTURING DEVICE CAPABLE OF AUTOMATIC UPLOADING

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1. An automatic uploading method, comprising the steps of:receiving a wake-up signal by a low-power-consumption wireless radio transmission module of a portable information capturing device;
actuating a high-power-consumption wireless radio transmission module of the portable information capturing device according to the wake-up signal;
creating a first connection between the high-power-consumption wireless radio transmission module and a first relay station after the high-power-consumption wireless radio transmission module has been actuated;
shutting down the low-power-consumption wireless radio transmission module after the first connection has been created; and
transmitting, via the first connection, an upload data of the portable information capturing device to a second relay station,
wherein the second relay station is connected to the first relay station;
wherein, before the step of receiving the wake-up signal, the automatic uploading method further comprises:
detecting whether a port of the portable information capturing device is connected to a charger;
actuating the high-power-consumption wireless radio transmission module in response to detection that the port is connected to the charger;
using the high-power-consumption wireless radio transmission module to establish a second connection to the first relay station;
shutting down the low-power-consumption wireless radio transmission module upon establishing the second connection of the high-power-consumption wireless radio transmission module to the first relay station; and
wherein, after the step of actuating the high-power-consumption wireless radio transmission module and in response to detection that the port is connected to the charger, the automatic uploading method further comprises:
detecting whether the port remains connected to the charger; and
actuating the low-power-consumption wireless radio transmission module and shutting down the high-power-consumption wireless radio transmission module in response to detection that the port is no longer connected to the charger.

US Pat. No. 10,372,167

TRANSMISSION BASE AND ELECTRONIC APPARATUS

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1. A transmission base, operable to bi-directionally receive a first side portion of a first unit, the first unit being detachably configured with a first battery, the transmission base comprising:a first wall portion, comprising a matching structure, the matching structure for matching and assembling with a fitting structure of the first battery, when the first wall portion is in contact with the fitting structure, the matching structure matches and assembles with the fitting structure; and
a second wall portion, opposite the first wall portion, the first wall portion and the second wall portion bi-directionally supporting the side portion, wherein the second wall portion having no matching structure, when the second wall portion is in contact with the fitting structure, the second wall portion interferes with the fitting structure;
wherein, when the matching structure of the first wall portion is matched and assembled with the fitting structure, the first unit is electrically connected to the transmission base; when the second wall portion is in contact with the fitting structure, the first unit is non-electrically connected to the transmission base.

US Pat. No. 10,462,944

WAVE ABSORBING HEAT DISSIPATION STRUCTURE

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1. A wave absorbing heat dissipation structure, adapted to absorb electromagnetic waves of an electronic component and dissipating heat energy of the electronic component, the wave absorbing heat dissipation structure comprising:a wave absorbing heat dissipation layer, adapted to be arranged on the electronic component, having a first surface and a second surface with positions opposite to each other, the first surface covering the electronic device, wherein the wave absorbing heat dissipation layer further comprises a wave absorbing portion and a heat dissipation portion; and
a metal film, covering the second surface;
wherein, the wave absorbing heat dissipation layer is adapted to absorb the electromagnetic waves and transmit the heat energy, and the metal film is adapted to reflect the electromagnetic waves and dissipate the heat energy;
wherein the first surface further comprises a third surface and a fourth surface that are adjacent, the third surface and the fourth surface adapted to cover the electronic component, the second surface further comprises a fifth surface and a sixth surface, the metal film covers the fifth surface and the sixth surface, the wave absorbing portion has the third surface of the first surface and the fifth surface of the second surface, a through hole is formed between the third surface and the fifth surface, and the heat dissipation portion is arranged in the through hole and has the fourth surface and the sixth surface; and
wherein the wave absorbing portion is a polymer material comprising electromagnetic absorbing particles, the heat dissipation portion is a polymer material comprising heat dissipating particles, and compositions of the wave absorbing portion and the heat dissipation portion are different.

US Pat. No. 10,402,288

USB-TESTING METHOD AND TESTING FIXTURE BOARD FOR USB DEVICE

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1. A USB testing method, comprising the steps of:selecting a first selected test mode from a plurality of test modes;
creating a USB communication link between a USB device and a testing fixture board;
generating, by the testing fixture board, a first test-triggering instruction corresponding to the first selected test mode according to the first selected test mode;
sending the first test-triggering instruction to the USB device with the USB communication link;
generating, by the USB device, a first testing packet corresponding to the first selected test mode according to the first test-triggering instruction; outputting the first testing packet repeatedly from at least one external port of the USB device;
changing the first selected test mode to a second selected test mode in the plurality of test modes;
severing the USB communication link and creating the USB communication link anew;
generating, by the testing fixture board, a second test-triggering instruction corresponding to the second selected test mode according to the second selected test mode;
sending the second test-triggering instruction to the USB device with the USB communication link;
generating, by the USB device, a second testing packet corresponding to the second selected test mode according to the second test-triggering instruction; and
outputting the second testing packet repeatedly from the at least one external port of the USB device.

US Pat. No. 10,437,291

ENGAGING MECHANISM, TRANSMISSION DOCK EQUIPPED WITH THE SAME, AND ELECTRONIC APPARATUS HAVING THE SAME

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1. An engaging mechanism, comprising:at least one rotary fastening element biased to rotate about an axis to an engaging state;
at least one guiding frame having two opposing outer sidewalls and being protrudingly disposed on a support surface of a transmission dock, wherein the axis is substantially parallel to the support surface, and the at least one rotary fastening element protrudes from one of the two outer sidewalls in the engaging state; and
at least one translating frame having two opposing inner sidewalls and two upper wall surfaces adjoining the two inner sidewalls, respectively, arranged such that when the guiding frame is partially received in the translating frame, the two outer sidewalls are disposed between and respectively face the two inner sidewalls, and the at least one rotary fastening element contacts and is driven by one of the two inner sidewalls to quit the engaging state, and when the at least one guiding frame is fully received in the translating frame and the translating frame contacts with the support surface, the at least one rotary fastening element is released from the one of the two inner sidewalls and rotates to the engaging state so as to engage with one of the two upper wall surfaces.

US Pat. No. 10,419,722

CORRELATED MEDIA SOURCE MANAGEMENT AND RESPONSE CONTROL

WHP Workflow Solutions, I...

1. One or more non-transitory computer readable media storing computer-executable instructions that, when executed, cause one or more processors to perform acts comprising:determining a distance between a mobile client that captures video and audio data and a recipient device, the distance corresponding to a quality of a communication connection between the mobile client and a recipient device, the recipient device being a repeater base station in a vehicle that amplifies a data signal from the mobile client for transmission to a network operations center (NOC);
transmitting full-motion video and full-quality audio captured by the mobile client along with metadata generated at the mobile client to the recipient device when the distance corresponding to the quality of the communication connection has yet to reach an initial distance threshold for the distance between the mobile client and the recipient device;
providing one or more timing commands to a camera of the mobile client such that a number of still shots captured by the camera of the mobile client based on the one or more timing commands is inversely proportional to the distance between the mobile client and the recipient device; and
transmitting at least one still shot and the full-quality audio captured by the mobile client and the metadata to the recipient device when the distance corresponding to the quality of the communication connection reaches the initial distance threshold for the distant between the mobile client and the recipient device.

US Pat. No. 10,408,961

SENSING CIRCUIT FOR METAL OBJECT AND METHOD OF SENSING METAL OBJECT

GETAC TECHNOLOGY CORPORAT...

1. A sensing circuit for a metal object, comprising:a resonating element;
a power supply circuit coupled to the resonating element to drive the resonating element to generate an oscillation; and
a determining circuit coupled to the resonating element to determine a position of a metal object relative to the resonating element according to an energy change of the resonating element;
wherein the determining circuit comprises:
a voltage retrieving unit for retrieving an end voltage of the resonating element to generate a signal voltage corresponding to the end voltage;
a comparator circuit coupled to the voltage retrieving unit to generate a comparison signal according to a voltage threshold and the signal voltage; and
a signal processing unit coupled to the comparator circuit to determine a position of the metal object relative to the resonating element according to the comparison signal.

US Pat. No. 10,459,488

DOCKING STATION

GETAC TECHNOLOGY CORPORAT...

1. A docking station, comprising:a base, comprising a seat, an extension portion connected to the seat and extending upwards, and a stop portion connected to the extension portion and extending along an angle position;
a clamp member, assembled at the extension portion, the clamp member comprising:
a body, assembled at the extension portion;
a hook portion, provided at an end portion of the body, wherein a clamp space exists in the angle direction between a free end of the stop portion and the hook portion; and
a resilient element, provided at the body and near the hook portion;
wherein, when the hook portion receives a force, the body becomes elastically deformed and drives the resilient element to produce an elastic restoring force; when the hook portion does not receive the force, the elastic restoring force of the resilient element drives the body to restore to an initial position.

US Pat. No. 10,468,812

ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR STRUCTURE AND WATERPROOF RING THEREOF

GETAC TECHNOLOGY CORPORAT...

1. An electrical connector structure, used for a dock connector, the dock connector comprising an abutting surface and a plurality of dock terminals provided on the abutting surface, the electrical connector structure comprising:a main body, comprising a cavity and a plurality of through holes in communication with the cavity;
a plurality of flexible terminals, accommodated in the cavity, each of the flexible terminals having a contact portion, each of the contact portions passing through and exposed at each of the through holes; and
a waterproof ring, comprising a ring body provided on the main body and surrounding an outer periphery of the plurality of through holes, the ring body comprising a flared ring piece extending from an interior side to an exterior side;
wherein, when each of the contact portions is abuttingly connected to each of the dock terminals, the abutting surface presses against the flared ring piece such that the flared ring piece is deformed in an everted manner and molded to fit the abutting surface.