US Pat. No. 9,157,463

HANGING STRUCTURE AND CASE USING THE SAME

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1. A hanging structure, comprising:
a main body having an outer surface, and the outer surface having a first end and a second end which is located on one side
of the main body and away from the first end;

two first hooks disposed on the first end, wherein each of the two first hooks further comprises a hook portion and an elastic
arm, the elastic arm is integrally folded on the second end and extends to the first end, the hook portion is connected to
the elastic arm; and

a second hook disposed on the first end, wherein the second hook is located between the two first hooks and integrally extends
from the first end, and a length of a part of each of the two first hooks above the outer surface is longer than a length
of a part of the second hook above the outer surface.

US Pat. No. 9,131,626

ELECTRONIC DEVICE INCLUDING A JET FLOW GENERATOR

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1. An electronic device, comprising:
a casing including an interior space;
a heat generation source;
an airflow guiding structure being in contact with the heat generation source and including one air inlet; and
a jet flow generator which is disposed within the interior space of the casing together with the heat generation source and
the airflow guiding structure, and has a first nozzle facing the air inlet at a distance apart, the jet generator being configured
to emit a first air jet flow traveling at a velocity greater than 0.1 meters/second (m/s) and, due to a fluid pressure difference
between the first air jet flow and neighboring air near first air jet flow, the neighboring air being pulled into the airflow
guiding structure along the air inlet;

wherein the airflow guiding structure comprises a plurality of cooling fins, which stretch from the air inlet toward a direction
away from the first nozzle, and an edge surface, located at the air inlet and facing the first nozzle of the jet flow generator,
the first nozzle of the jet flow generator includes one first side and one second side in an opposite direction, and a periphery
of the edge surface extends from the first side to the second side.

US Pat. No. 9,491,887

SERVER WITH DUAL-SIDE BRIDGE CIRCUIT BOARDS AND METHOD FOR ASSEMBLING THE SAME

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1. A server with dual-side bridge circuit boards, comprising:
a transfer board, having a first top surface and a first bottom surface opposing to the first top surface, one end of the
first top surface having at least one first connector, another end of the first bottom surface having at least one second
connector;

a connecting backplane, having a second top surface and a second bottom surface opposing to the second top surface, the second
top surface having at least one third connector located correspondingly to the at least one first connector, the second bottom
surface having at least one fourth connector located in correspondingly to the at least one second connector;

a first bridge circuit board, inserted between the at least one first connector and the at least one third connector, electrically
coupled with the transfer board and the connecting backplane; and

a second bridge circuit board, inserted between the at least one second connector and the at least one fourth connector, electrically
coupled with the transfer board and the connecting backplane;

wherein a bandwidth for a communication between the transfer board and the connecting backplane is extended by a combination
of the first bridge circuit board and the second bridge circuit board.

US Pat. No. 9,119,323

ELECTRONIC DEVICE

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1. An electronic device, comprising:
a case having an air ventilation hole and an opening;
a heat source disposed inside the case;
a radiator disposed inside the case and in thermal contact with the heat source, the radiator comprising a body, the body
having oppositely disposed first lateral side and second lateral side, and a third lateral side disposed between the first
lateral side and the second lateral side, a first air inlet being disposed on the first lateral side, an air outlet being
disposed on the second lateral side, a second air inlet being disposed on the third lateral side, the opening exposing the
air outlet, the body being composed of a plurality of fins, and the plurality of fins being extended from the first air inlet
toward the air outlet, the plurality of fins having a geometrical middle side, the geometrical middle side being disposed
between the first lateral side and the second lateral side, the second air inlet being disposed between the geometrical middle
side and the first lateral side, the second air inlet corresponding to the air ventilation hole; and

an air current generator disposed inside the case, an air exhausting hole of the air current generator being adhered on the
first air inlet.

US Pat. No. 9,110,640

MEMORY COMBINATION AND COMPUTER SYSTEM USING THE SAME

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1. A memory combination comprising:
a first riser board having a first edge and a second edge parallel to each other;
a second riser board having a third edge and a fourth edge parallel to each other;
a pivotal plate, wherein two ends of the pivotal plate are pivotally connected to the first riser board to be adjacent to
the first edge and to the second riser board to be adjacent to the third edge, respectively;

a first engaging member disposed on the first riser board to be adjacent to the second edge;
a second engaging member disposed on the second riser board to be adjacent to the fourth edge; and
a handle, wherein one end of the handle is pivotally connected to the first engaging member so that the other end of the handle
can be moved optionally towards or away from the second edge and the fourth edge,

wherein when the first and second riser boards rotate relative to the pivotal plate to be perpendicular to the pivotal plate,
and wherein the first engaging member is engaged with the second engaging member.

US Pat. No. 9,326,416

STORAGE SERVER

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1. A storage server, suitable for installing in a case, the storage server comprising a chassis and at least one slide tray,
the at least one slide tray located inside the chassis and being stacked and overlapped with each other, each slide tray being
electrically connected to a power supply at a back end of the storage server via a first cable, the at least one slide tray
comprising:
at least one storage module disposed along two opposite sides of the slide tray and extended from a rear end to a front end
of the slide tray, the storage module comprising:

a storage backplane disposed on the slide tray; and
two pairs of storage units back-to-back aligned with each other and electrically connected to the storage backplane, the respective
storage unit being individually plugged into or pulled out from the storage backplane;

at least one thermal dissipation module disposed at a front portion of the slide tray and located at a front end of the storage
module;

an transfer board disposed at a front portion of a channel located between the at least storage module at the two opposite
sides of the slide tray, the transfer board being electrically connected to the storage backplane via a second cable and electrically
connected to the thermal dissipation module via a third cable;

a circuit board plugged into or pulled out from the transfer board at a front end of the channel and electrically connected
to the transfer board, the circuit board comprising at least one connector, the storage server expanding its storage capacity
by interconnecting the at least one connector with each other, and the storage server being connected to an external server
via the at least one connector for expanding a storage capacity of the external server; and

a power backplane disposed at a rear portion of the channel and electrically connected to the storage units via a fourth cable.

US Pat. No. 9,160,355

PRINTED CIRCUIT BOARD AND SIGNAL TIMING CONTROL METHOD THEREOF

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1. A printed circuit board, comprising:
a sending element, configured to generate a sending signal;
a plurality of receiving elements, configured to receive a control signal respectively; and
a control unit, coupled to the sending element through a first wire and to the receiving elements through a plurality of second
wires, provided with a comparison table which stores related information of the second wires, configured to generate the control
signals corresponding to the sending signal, according to the related information of the second wires after receiving the
sending signal, at least one of the control signals being transmitted to the corresponding receiving element, the rest of
the control signals being delayed for a preset time and then transmitted to the rest of the receiving elements,

wherein the related information of the second wires comprises lengths of the second wires and transmission rates of the control
signals transmitted in the second wires, the preset time is obtained through dividing a difference value between a first length
and a second length by a transmission rate of one delayed control signal transmitted in corresponding one of the second wires,
the first length is a length of the second wire in which the corresponding control signal which is not delayed is transmitted,
and the second length is a length of the second wire in which the corresponding control signal which is delayed is transmitted,
and the first length is greater than the second length.

US Pat. No. 9,226,415

SERVER CASING

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1. A server casing, comprising:
a shell comprising a tray with two sides which are opposite to each other and two side frames, and the two side frames being
connected to the two sides of the shell, respectively;

a top cover movably disposed on the shell and slidable along the two side frames, the top cover comprising an upper part with
two sides which are opposite to each other and two side parts, and the two side parts being connected to the two sides of
the upper part, respectively;

two first slide rails made of plastic, each first slide rail comprising a first body part and a first extension part which
are connected to each other, and the two first body parts being fixed to the two side frames of the shell, respectively; and

two second slide rails made of plastic, each second slide rail comprising a second body part and a second extension part which
are connected to each other, and the two second body parts being fixed to the two side parts of the top cover, respectively,
each first extension part of each first slide rail corresponding to and located between one of the second extension parts
of the second slide rail and one of the side parts of the top cover, respectively, and each second extension part of each
second slide rail corresponding to and located between one of the first extension parts of the first slide rail and one of
the side frames of the shell.

US Pat. No. 9,468,129

STORAGE UNIT AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE HAVING THE SAME

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1. A storage unit, in which a hard disk drive is disposed and detachably installed inside a casing including two side walls,
a tray and a circuit board, the side walls standing on the tray, the circuit board disposed on the tray and including a connector,
the storage unit comprising:
a carrier, comprising:
a frame set comprising a first side frame, a second side frame and a main frame, the first side frame being opposite to the
second side frame, both the first side frame and the second side frame being located on a same side of the main frame to extend
outward to form a first accommodation space, the first side frame further comprising at least one first positioning portion
and at least one first positioning pin each extending towards the first accommodation space, the second side frame further
comprising at least one second positioning portion and at least one second positioning pin each extending towards the first
accommodation space, the main frame further comprising a stopping portion;

wherein the second side frame of the frame set has a free end away from the main frame and the free end is flexible.

US Pat. No. 9,111,584

MOUNTING STRUCTURE FOR DATA STORAGE DEVICE AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE USING THE SAME

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1. A mounting structure for a data storage device, the mounting structure being configured for mounting the data storage device,
the mounting structure comprising:
a receiving member having a bottom wall and a side wall, the data storage device being configured for accommodating between
the bottom wall and the side wall, the bottom wall having a first edge and a second edge adjacent to each other, the first
edge being connected to the side wall; and

a fastening member being disposed inside the receiving member for being pivotally connected to the receiving member, the fastening
member comprising:

a rod member located next to the side wall, the rod member having a first end and a second end, the second end facing toward
the second edge;

a hook integrally formed at the first end of the rod member; and
an elastic piece having a connecting end, the connecting end being connected to the second end, the elastic piece protruding
toward the first end, the connecting end and the second end being pivotally connected to the receiving member;

wherein when the data storage device is enclosed in the receiving member, the rod member and the elastic piece sandwich and
lean against the data storage device and the hook clasps on the data storage device, and when the hook is off the data storage
device, the elastic piece pushes the data storage device out from the receiving member.

US Pat. No. 9,104,248

ELECTRONIC DEVICE

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1. An electronic device, comprising:
a portable computing device including a control center and a first sensor; and
a peripheral device including:
a base where an input module is located;
a frame body pivotally connected to the base, having a closed position and a uncovered position with respect to the base,
and the portable computing device detachably assembled in the frame body; and

a lock set, located in the frame body, having a released position and a locked position with respect to the frame body, and
including a second sensor,

when the lock set is in the released position, the portable computing device being capable of being detached from the frame
body, and when lock set is in the locked position, the portable computing device being capable of being secured to the frame
body;

wherein the control center detects the relative location between the first sensor and the second sensor and uses the relative
location between the first sensor and the second sensor for controlling statuses of the input module and the portable computing
device.

US Pat. No. 9,497,882

FIXTURE AND SERVER

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1. A circuit board fixture, utilized for fixing a circuit board formed with a notch, a key-shaped hole, and a positioning
hole, and the circuit board fixture comprising:
a frame body; and
a fixed member, fixed on a side of the frame body, and including:
a main structure, having a hole;
a stopper, disposed on a side of the main structure, and utilized for engaging with the notch;
a secure structure, disposed on another side of the main structure, which is opposite to the side with the stopper, and utilized
for engaging with the key-shaped hole; and

an elastic secure-and-release structure, integrally connected to the main structure and extended from the main structure to
the hole, and the elastic secure-and-release structure having a protrusion corresponding to the positioning hole;

wherein, after the circuit board is disposed on the frame body by aligning the key-shaped hole to the secure structure, the
circuit board is moved along an assembling direction to release the protrusion and have the protrusion secured by the positioning
hole, to have the notch engaged with the stopper, and to have the key-shaped hole engaged with the secure structure.

US Pat. No. 9,110,843

RACK AND METHOD THEREOF FOR SIMULTANEOUSLY UPDATING BASIC INPUT OUTPUT SYSTEMS

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1. A rack, comprising:
a rack management controller, for receiving a firmware updating file, and generating an updating message according to the
firmware updating file; and

a plurality of server nodes, each of the plurality of server nodes comprising:
a memory, for storing firmware of a basic input output system; and
a baseboard management controller, coupled to the rack management controller and the memory, for receiving the updating message
to download the firmware updating file from the rack management controller and store the downloaded firmware updating file
in a storage space, and for controlling the memory to enter a recovery mode after downloading the firmware updating file,
to write the firmware updating file into the memory so as to update the firmware of the basic input output system;

wherein according to the updating message, the baseboard management controller of each of the plurality of server nodes outputs
a responding message to the rack management controller, the rack management controller determines whether the responding message
is received, if the responding message is received, the corresponding baseboard management controller downloads the firmware
updating file from the rack management controller, if the responding message is not received, the rack management controller
determines whether a number of times that the responding message is not received is greater than a predetermined value or
not, if the number of times that the responding message is not received is not greater than the predetermined value, the rack
management controller outputs the updating message to the corresponding baseboard management controllers again, and if the
number of times that the responding message is not received is greater than the predetermined value, the rack management controller
generates an updating error message.

US Pat. No. 9,058,158

ELECTRONIC DEVICE

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1. An electronic device, comprising:
a motherboard;
a power module, being arranged on a front side of the motherboard along a longitudinal direction and having a power-supply
opening;

a hard disk module, being arranged on the front side of the motherboard along the longitudinal direction and further stacked
with the power module;

a fan module, being located on a rear side of the motherboard relative to the front side along transverse direction perpendicular
to the longitudinal direction and further providing airflows towards the power-supply opening of the power module;

a heating module, arranged on the motherboard and further located between the fan module and the power module; and
a power-supply wind scooper, being arranged to shield a part of the power-supply opening, so that a first airflow flowing
through the heating module is prevented by the power-supply wind scooper from flowing into the power module, and a second
airflow not flow through the heating module flows into the power module from the part of the power-supply opening not shielded
by the power-supply wind scooper.

US Pat. No. 9,060,444

SERVER AND FIXING ASSEMBLY THEREOF

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1. A server, comprising:
a storage module for storing data;
a processing module electrically connected with the storage module;
a motherboard where the processing module is located; and
a fixing assembly, comprising:
a carrier;
a stopper securely located on the carrier;
a tray having a bottom wall, wherein the storage module is located on the bottom wall and is securely fixed to the tray, wherein
the tray has a first position and a second position relative to the carrier, wherein the bottom wall has a fixing hole and
the stopper passes through the fixing hole, wherein when the tray is located at the second position, the stopper engages with
the tray through the fixing hole to make the tray securely attached to the carrier, wherein when the tray is located at the
first position, the stopper releases from engaging with the tray, allowing the tray to be removed from the carrier;

a first locking part having a first state and a second state and securely located on the tray, wherein the tray is able to
move between the first position and the second position when the first locking part is located at the first state, such that
the stopper is able to switch between engaging with the tray and releasing from engaging with the tray; and

a second locking part securely located on the carrier, wherein the first locking part cooperates with the second locking part
to lock the tray at the second position when the tray is located at the second position and the first locking part is located
at the second state.

US Pat. No. 9,105,176

SEARCH DEVICE, ELECTRONIC SYSTEM AND OPERATION METHOD

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1. A person loss prevention electronic system, comprising:
an electronic device, comprising a first transmitting interface for transmitting a predetermined signal, and a processing
unit being electrically connected to the first transmitting interface; and

a search device, comprising:
a transmitter, having a second transmitting interface being electrically connected to the first transmitting interface, and
a first communication unit being electrically connected to the second transmitting interface, the second transmitting interface
receiving the predetermined signal and transmitting the predetermined signal to the first communication unit; and

a receiver, having a second communication unit being wirelessly connected to the first communication unit, a control unit
being electrically connected to the second communication unit, and a speaker unit being electrically connected to the control
unit;

wherein the second communication unit receives the predetermined signal through the first communication unit and returns a
feedback signal to the electronic device through the first communication unit, the second communication unit and the first
transmitting interface, the processing unit of the electronic device sets the waveform of a sound signal and transmits the
sound signal to the receiver through the first transmitting interface, the second transmitting interface, the first communication
unit, and the second communication unit, and the control unit of the receiver commands the speaker unit to play the sound
signal.

US Pat. No. 9,468,128

SERVER AND CASING THEREOF

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1. A casing, comprising:
a shell having an accommodating space and an opening corresponding to the accommodating space, and the shell having at least
one open slot;

at least one carrier tray located in the accommodating space;
at least one slide rail assembly comprising an outer rail, a middle rail and an inner rail, the outer rail being fixed to
the shell, the outer rail having at least one through hole, the at least one carrier tray being fixed to the inner rail, such
that the at least one carrier tray is slidably assembled with the shell through the slide rail assembly, thereby being extracted
outward from the opening or entering the accommodating space through the opening; and

a buffering component comprising a fixed plate and an elastic cushion, the elastic cushion disposed on the fixed plate, and
the fixed plate fixed to the shell;

wherein the elastic cushion penetrates through the at least one open slot and the at least one through hole and is pressed
against the middle rail, and when the middle rail slides relative to the outer rail, the slide rail assembly is buffered by
the buffering component.

US Pat. No. 9,424,158

SERVER SYSTEM WITH SIGNAL MATCHING FUNCTIONALITY

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1. A server system, comprising:
at least one server, comprising:
a first connection port;
a baseboard management controller, coupled to the first connection port and configured to detect a connection state of the
first connection port, and outputting a data signal or a warning signal according to the connection state; and

a conversion unit, coupled between the first connection port and the baseboard management controller; and
a server cabinet, comprising a plurality of chambers for containing the at least one server, wherein each of the chambers
comprises:

a second connection port; and
a storage unit, coupled to the second connection port and configured to store data;
wherein when the connection state specifies that the first connection port couples to the second connection port, a circuit
loop is formed between the baseboard management controller and the storage unit and has a loop signal flowing therein and
the baseboard management controller reads the data stored in the storage unit to output the data signal according to the loop
signal; and when the connection state specifies that the first connection port does not couple to the second connection port,
the baseboard management controller outputs the warning signal; and

wherein the conversion unit is configured to perform signal matching between the baseboard management controller and the storage
unit.

US Pat. No. 9,313,882

ELECTRONIC DEVICE AND ELECTRONIC COMPONENT THEREOF

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1. An electronic component, comprising:
a main body, one side of the main body having a plurality of recesses, wherein each of the recesses has a first inner width
along a first direction, a second inner width along a second direction which is perpendicular to the first direction, a third
inner lateral side, and a fourth inner lateral side which is opposite to the third inner lateral side, the first direction
is parallel to a long side of the main body, and the distance between the third inner lateral side and the fourth inner lateral
side is equal to the second inner width; and

a plurality of pins respectively inserted into the plurality of recesses, wherein each of the pins has a first outer width
along the first direction, a second outer width along the second direction, a third outer lateral side, and a fourth outer
lateral side which is opposite to the third outer lateral side, the first outer width is smaller than the first inner width,
the second inner width is equal to the second outer width, the distance between the third outer lateral side and the fourth
outer lateral side is equal to the second outer width, the third inner lateral side is in contact with the third outer lateral
side, and the fourth inner lateral side is in contact with the fourth outer lateral side.

US Pat. No. 9,179,572

SERVER

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1. A server, comprising:
a shell having a first accommodation space; and
at least one server assembly comprising:
a motherboard tray detachably located in the first accommodation space;
a motherboard module located on the motherboard tray, the motherboard module comprises a motherboard and at least one central
processing unit located on the motherboard;

a bearing frame fastened to the motherboard tray and having a loading plate located above the motherboard module, the bearing
frame comprising a plurality of supporting mechanisms, and the plurality of supporting mechanisms comprising a side plate
and a plurality of supporting legs; and

a storage device detachably located on the loading plate, wherein the motherboard module locates between the plurality of
supporting legs and the side plate, and the storage device and the side plates are respectively located on two opposite sides
of the loading plate.

US Pat. No. 9,104,386

SERVER RACK SYSTEM AND SERVER

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1. A server rack system, comprising:
a plurality of servers horizontally disposed in a rack;
a central power supply module configured for obtaining a power from the exterior power source and distributing the power to
the servers respectively; and

an integrated network controller module configured for communicating the network information of the servers respectively;
wherein each of the servers comprises:
a case having an accommodating space and a first lateral side;
a plurality of motherboard modules disposed in the accommodating space side by side, each of the motherboard modules having
a power port and a network port; and

a connector module having a power distribution circuit and a network distribution unit, wherein the connector module being
pluggably disposed on the first lateral side of the case, the power distribution circuit being electrically connected to the
power ports of the motherboard modules, the network distribution unit being connected to the network ports of the motherboard
modules;

wherein the central power supply module and the integrated network controller module are both disposed beside the first lateral
side of the case, when the server is assembled in the rack, the power distribution circuit is electrically connected to the
central power supply module for obtaining the power from the central power supply module and distributing the power to each
of the motherboard modules, the network distribution unit is connected to the integrated network controller module for managing
the network data of exchange information between the motherboard modules and the integrated network controller module.

US Pat. No. 9,195,451

SERVER SYSTEM AND UPDATE METHOD THEREOF

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1. An updating method of firmware, adapted to a server system and comprising:
acquiring a configuration file comprising firmware packet data corresponding to a node in the server system;
sending a notification signal to a web server of the node described in the configuration file;
acquiring a version annotation and an update package data in the configuration file according to the notification signal;
storing the version annotation and the update package data, so as to obtain a file path of the version annotation and of the
update package data;

determining whether update priority values of all of the nodes recorded in a update hash table are larger than an update threshold;
sequentially recording and sorting the nodes, whose the update priority values larger than the update threshold, into an update
queue table; and

selectively installing the update package data in the node according to the update queue table, internet protocol address
of the file path and the node.

US Pat. No. 9,116,659

SERVER

INVENTEC (PUDONG) TECHNOL...

1. A server, comprising:
a frame comprising a bottom plate and two lateral plates disposed by two opposite sides of the bottom plate;
a middle plate flatly disposed on the bottom plate and comprising a fourth electrical connector;
a vertical plate vertically erected on the middle plate and electrically connected to the middle plate, the vertical plate
comprising at least one first electrical connector;

at least one mainframe detachably disposed inside the frame, the at least one mainframe comprising a second electrical connector,
the second electrical connector being electrically connected to the first electrical connector;

a hard disk module detachably disposed inside the frame and electrically connected to the middle plate so that the hard disk
module is capable of transmitting data to the mainframe via the middle plate and the vertical plate, the hard disk module
comprising a hard disk back-plate and a data hard disk, the data hard disk and the hard disk back-plate being electrically
connected to each other, the hard disk back-plate comprises a third electrical connector, and the third electrical connector
of the hard disk back-plate and the fourth electrical connector of the middle plate are electrically connected to each other;
and

a power supply detachably disposed inside the frame, the power supply being disposed below the at least one mainframe and
electrically connected to the middle plate so that the power supply is capable of transmitting electric current to the mainframe
via the middle plate and the vertical plate.

US Pat. No. 9,402,328

SERVER

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1. A server, comprising: a case comprising a bottom case; a storage module disposed on the bottom case and comprising a plurality
of storage units are disposed on the storage module; a connection module disposed on the bottom case and connected to the
storage module; a first expander board, wherein at least one first expander chip is disposed on the first expander board;
a second expander board, wherein at least one second expander chip is disposed on the second expander board; a first mother
board, wherein at least one first central processing unit is disposed on the first mother board; and a second mother board,
wherein at least one second central processing unit is disposed on the second mother board; wherein the first expander board,
the second expander board, the first mother board and the second mother board are pluggably connected to the connection module,
respectively; wherein the connection module comprises a first connecting board and a second connecting board which are connected
to each other, the first connecting board is located between the second connecting board and the bottom case, and the first
connecting board comprises: a first set of connection ports connected and electrically coupled to the storage module; a second
set of connection ports electrically coupled to the first set of connection ports, for being connected to the first expander
board, the second expander board or the first mother board, the second mother board to access data; and a third set of connection
ports electrically coupled to the first set of connection ports and the second set of connection ports, for being connected
to the second connecting board; wherein the second connecting board comprises: a fourth set of connection ports electrically
coupled to the first connecting board via the third set of connection ports; and a fifth set of connection ports coupled to
the fourth set of connection ports, for being connected to the first mother board, the second mother board or the first expander
board, the second expander board to access data.

US Pat. No. 9,116,661

STORAGE SERVE

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1. A storage server, comprising:
a cage;
a midplane, fixed on the cage;
a fan module, disposed on the cage, and located on the midplane;
at least one motherboard module, detachably disposed on the cage, and electrically connected to the midplane, the at least
one motherboard module configured to be detached from the cage along a first direction leaving the midplane;

a plurality of HDD backplanes, detachably disposed on the cage, and electrically connected to the midplane, the HDD backplanes
configured to be detached from the cage along a second direction leaving the midplane, and the second direction being opposite
to the first direction; and

a plurality of data HDDs, divided into a plurality of groups, and detachably disposed on the cage, wherein each group of the
data HDDs is respectively electrically connected to one of the HDD backplanes, the data HDDs and the at least one motherboard
module are respectively located at two opposite sides of the fan module, the data HDDs are detached from the cage along a
third direction leaving the HDD backplanes, and the third direction is intersected with the second direction and the first
direction, wherein detachment of one of the HDD backplanes along the second direction must be preceded by detachment along
the third direction of any data HDDs connected thereto.

US Pat. No. 9,195,283

ELECTRONIC DEVICE

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1. An electronic device, comprising:
a motherboard;
at least one heat dissipation module, arranged on the motherboard and provided with a first positioning component, the first
positioning component being a fastening convex component;

a fan module arranged on one side of the motherboard and facing the heat dissipation module; and
a wind, scooper, provided with a second positioning component corresponding to the first positioning component, wherein the
second positioning component is a fastener arranged on the wind scooper, the fastener has a fastening hook component; the
wind scooper is fixed on the heat dissipation module through the fastening hook component being fastened to a lower edge of
the fastening convex component in an assembly direction, and the fastening hook component is unfastened from the fastening
convex component when the fastening hook component is squeezed by the fastening convex component along a direction substantially
perpendicular to the assembly direction; and the wind scooper is connected between the fan module and the heat dissipation
module, so that the airflow provided by the fan module flows through the heat dissipation module.

US Pat. No. 9,119,308

COVER

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1. A cover configured for an electronic device and comprising:
a bottom plate having a first end and a second end that are opposite to each other;
a first support plate connected to the first end of the bottom plate;
a top plate connected to the second end of the bottom plate, for expanding or closing relative to the bottom plate, and the
top plate having a through hole;

two bending plates opposite to each other and connecting the bottom plate and the to plate, wherein the two bending plates,
the bottom plate and the top plate form an accommodating space configured for accommodating the electronic device;

a connector and at least one speaker module, wherein the connector is disposed on the first support plate and is configured
for being electrically connected to the electronic device, the at least one speaker module is disposed on the bottom plate,
the top plate or the two bending plate and is electrically connected to the connector; and

a rubber trim disposed on the first support plate, wherein when the top plate closes relative to the bottom plate, the top
plate passes through and protrudes from the through hole.

US Pat. No. 9,112,469

VOLUME CONTROL DEVICE AND METHOD THEREOF

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1. A volume control device, adapted to a mobile electronic device, comprising:
a signal generating unit, configured to generate a plus pulse signal or a minus pulse signal according to a turning operation
of a user, comprising:

a knob, configured to be turned by the user;
a first switch, electronically connecting with and disposed between a control unit and a ground, and configured to generate
the plus pulse signal when the knob is turned clockwise;

a second switch, electronically connecting with and disposed between the control unit and the ground, and configured to generate
a pulse signal when the knob is turned anti-clockwise;

a first resistor, a first end thereof receiving an operation voltage, and a second end thereof electronically connecting to
the first switch;

a second resistor, a first end thereof receiving the operation voltage, and a second end thereof electronically connecting
with the second switch; and

an inverter, electronically connecting with and disposed between the control unit and the second switch, and configured to
invert the pulse signal to generate the minus pulse signal;

a detection unit, configured to detect whether the volume control device electronically connects with an earphone, so as to
generate a detection signal; and

the control unit, electronically connecting with the signal generating unit and the detection unit, configured to select one
of a first volume modulation mode and a second volume modulation mode according to the detection signal, and generate a first
control signal according to the first volume modulation mode with the plus pulse signal or the first volume modulation mode
with the minus pulse signal, or generate a second control signal according to the second volume modulation mode with the plus
pulse signal or the second volume modulation mode with the minus pulse signal;

wherein the mobile electronic device controls volume according to one of the first control signal and the second control signal.

US Pat. No. 9,105,309

ELECTRONIC DEVICE WITH DETACHABLE ELECTRONIC MODULE

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1. An electronic device, comprising:
an electronic module;
a tray, forming an accommodation space for accommodating the electronic module, wherein the tray comprises a bottom plate
located at a bottom side of the accommodation space and two elastic members located at two opposite sides of the accommodation
space, each of the two elastic members includes an elastic arm, the electronic module is located between the two elastic arms,
and each of the two elastic arms includes a pushed portion and a blocking portion extending toward the accommodation space;
and

a carrier, comprising two stoppers extending into the accommodation space through the bottom plate of the tray and corresponding
to the two pushed portions respectively, wherein the tray is disposed on the carrier and is capable of moving, together with
the electronic module, between a first position and a second position with respect to the two stoppers;

wherein, two opposite sides of the electronic module include two first positioning holes corresponding to the two blocking
portions respectively; when the tray is located at the first position together with the electronic module, each of the blocking
portions is at least partially located in each of the first positioning holes correspondingly; with the tray moves, together
with the electronic module, from the first position to the second position with respect to each of the stoppers, each of the
stoppers separately and correspondingly presses against each of the pushed portions so as to make each of the elastic arms
pushed outward, thereby enabling each of the blocking portions of each of the elastic arms to detach from each of the first
positioning holes correspondingly.

US Pat. No. 9,442,546

COMPUTING SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR RESPECTIVELY DISPLAYING INFORMATION CORRESPONDING TO HOST COMPUTER UNDER BOOTING STATE OR STANDBY STATE

Inventec (Pudong) Technol...

1. A computing system for respectively displaying information corresponding to a host computer under a booting state or a
standby state, comprising:
a host computer power management module, outputting a first level displaying power management signal when the host computer
is under the standby state and outputting a second level displaying power management signal when the host computer is under
the booting state;

an operating module, electrically connected to the host computer power management module, receiving and processing the first
level displaying power management signal to output a first displaying power when the host computer is under the standby state,
and receiving and processing the second level displaying power management signal to output a second display power when the
host computer is under the booting state; and

a displaying module, electrically connected to the operating module, receiving a displaying signal and the first displaying
power and outputting a displaying information with content being controlled by a baseboard management controller (BMC) when
the host computer is under standby state, and receiving the displaying signal and the second displaying power and outputting
a displaying information of Basic Input/Output System (BIOS) power-on self test (POST) when the host computer is under the
booting state.

US Pat. No. 9,048,558

RECEPTACLE CONNECTOR

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1. A receptacle connector, adapted for being connected to a plug connector, the receptacle connector comprising:
a main body comprising a first concave area; an insulating base having a plurality of conductive terminals and comprising
a second concave area, the first and second concave areas constituting a joint cavity and an opening, such that the plug connector
is adapted to be plugged into the joint cavity through the opening;

a tenon member erected on the bottom surface of the first concave area;
a compressing spring, wherein the tenon member is threaded through the compressing spring; and
a cap body comprising a sheath portion and a cover portion which are opposite to each other, wherein the sheath portion is
slidably threaded through the tenon member and is connected to the compression spring, the cover portion occupies a part of
the opening, and the plug connector is adapted to push the cap body such that the sheath portion compresses the compressing
spring and the: cover portion is enabled to move from a closing position to an accessing position relative to the opening;

wherein the sidewall of the first concave area has a notch; the cap body has a rotating member; the rotating member comprises
a first portion and a second portion; the first portion is disposed inside the notch; the second portion extends from the
first portion and is protruded from the notch, facing the sidewall of the first concave area; when the cover potion is located
at the accessing position, the second portion abuts against the sidewall of the first concave area.

US Pat. No. 9,122,463

SERVER AND HEAT DISSIPATION SYSTEM THEREOF

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1. A server comprising:
a chassis;
a plurality of processing units disposed inside the chassis in an array manner, each of the processing units comprising:
a mother board;
an electric heat source disposed on the mother board;
a heat dissipation fin set attached to the electric heat source; and
a stopping air bag having an air inlet opening and being located at a space between the heat dissipation fin set and one of
the processing units which is adjacent to the stopping air bag; and

an airflow generating device disposed inside the chassis for heat dissipation of the processing units, and when the airflow
generating device is operated, air is blown into the stopping air bag through the air inlet opening so that the stopping air
bag is inflated to occupy the space to stop an airflow generated by the airflow generating device from flowing through the
space.

US Pat. No. 9,046,215

SUPPORT DEVICE

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1. A support device, applicable for holding up an electronic device in different directions, the support device comprising:
a base including a fixing part;
a couple of clamps, each of the clamps including a first embedded part; and
a curved sliding bracket slidably assembled on the base in a curve direction and including at least one second embedded part
corresponding to each first embedded part, the clamps being retained on the at least one second embedded part respectively
via the first embedded part so as to be fixed on the curved sliding bracket, the electronic device being adapted for being
fixed on the curved sliding bracket, wherein the base includes a sliding rail, where the curved sliding bracket is assembled.

US Pat. No. 9,189,245

MOTHERBOARD IN A SERVER

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1. A server, comprising:
a first motherboard module comprising:
a first motherboard and a first CPU disposed on the first motherboard;
at least one first memory module electrically coupling with the first CPU;
a chipset electrically coupling with the first CPU;
a plurality of input/output units electrically coupling with the chipset;
a BIOS unit electrically coupling with the chipset; and
a first QPI connector electrically coupling with the first CPU through a first QPI bus; and
a second motherboard module comprising:
a second motherboard and a second CPU disposed on the second motherboard;
at least one second memory module electrically coupling with the second CPU; and
a second QPI connector electrically coupling with the second CPU through a second QPI bus;
wherein the second motherboard is coupled to the first motherboard when the second QPI connector is electrically coupled to
the first QPI connector;

wherein when the second motherboard is not coupled to the first motherboard and when the server is powered on, the BIOS unit
initiates the first CPU, the at least one first memory module, and the input/output units and sets an operation mode of the
server in a first mode;

wherein when the server is operated in the first mode, the first CPU processes a plurality of data processing tasks issued
by input/output units;

wherein when the second motherboard is coupled to the first motherboard and when the server is powered on, the BIOS unit detects
the second CPU, and the BIOS unit initiates the first CPU, the at least one first memory module, the input/output units, the
second CPU, and the at least one second memory module, and sets an operation mode of the server in a second mode;

wherein when the server is operated in the second mode, the first CPU receives a plurality of data processing tasks issued
by input/output units and the first CPU assigns one or more data processing tasks to the second CPU through the second QPI
bus, and after the second CPU finishes processing the one or more data processing tasks, the second CPU sends corresponding
one or more data processing results to the first CPU, and the first CPU transfers the one or more data processing results
to corresponding input/output units.

US Pat. No. 9,188,608

ANALYSIS METHOD FOR SIGNAL TIME MARGIN

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1. An analysis method for a signal time margin, comprising:
receiving an input signal;
extracting the input signal to obtain a primary waveform, at least one first secondary waveform and at least one second secondary
waveform of the input signal, the at least one first secondary waveform located before the primary waveform, and the at least
one second secondary waveform located after the primary waveform;

counting a quantity of the at least one first secondary waveform to generate a first quantity, and counting a quantity of
the at least one second secondary waveform to generate a second quantity;

according to the first quantity, the primary waveform and the at least one first secondary waveform, generating first bit
combinations, and according to the second quantity, the primary waveform and the at least one second secondary waveform, generating
second bit combinations;

integrating the first bit combinations and the second bit combinations to generate third bit combinations; and
performing signal analysis on the third bit combinations to obtain the signal time margin.

US Pat. No. 9,430,221

DEVICE AND METHOD FOR UPDATING FIRMWARE OF A RACKMOUNT SERVER SYSTEM

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1. A method for updating firmware of a rackmount server system, suited to update a firmware of an update-needed chip module
by a control chip module, the control chip module being a rack management controller of the rackmount server system, the rackmount
server system comprising at least one server coupled to the rack management controller, the at least one server comprising
the update-needed chip module, the rack management controller being capable of controlling a start-up and a shutdown of the
at least one server, the method comprising the steps of:
sending a plurality of packets constituting a renewed firmware to the update-needed chip module by the control chip module;
sending a command of verifying the packets to the update-needed chip module by the control chip module;
acquiring a plurality of verification messages corresponding to the packets from the update-needed chip module by the control
chip module; and

determining whether all of the verification messages corresponding to the packets are correct or not by the control chip module,
thereby making sure whether the packets received by the update-needed chip module are wrong or not;

wherein before the step of sending a plurality of packets constituting a renewed firmware to the update-needed chip module
by the control chip module, the method further comprises:

sending an update-beginning command to the update-needed chip module by the control chip module;
acquiring an operating status message from the update-needed chip module by the control chip module; and
determining whether the operating status message is a first operating status by the control chip module, if not, then the
update-needed chip module being switched to the first operating status; and

wherein after the step of sending the update-beginning command to the update-needed chip module by the control chip module,
the method further comprises:

waiting to receive an operating status message from the update-needed chip module by the control chip module; and
if a waiting time of the reception exceeds a predetermined first time threshold value, resending an update-beginning command
to the update-needed chip module by the control chip module, and recording a number of the update-beginning command which
are sent.

US Pat. No. 9,116,673

STORAGE SERVER RACK SYSTEM AND STORAGE SERVERS

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1. A storage server rack system, comprising:
a rack comprising an integrated power module and a fan wall; and
a plurality of storage servers assembled inside the rack, the integrated power module is configured for distributing a power
obtained outside of the rack to the storage servers, the fan wall being disposed on a side outside of the storage servers
for dissipating the heat of the storage servers, each of the storage servers comprising:

a case having a first lateral side and a second lateral side disposed oppositely to each other, a direction from the first
lateral side to the second lateral side being defined as a first direction, the fan wall being configured for extracting an
air current from the case oppositely along the first direction or blowing an air current toward the inside of the case along
the first direction;

an electrical connection module disposed on the first lateral side of the case and connected to the integrated power module;
a motherboard disposed inside a first heat dissipation space in the case and electrically connected to the electrical connection
module, the first heat dissipation space extending from the first lateral side toward the second lateral side along the first
direction;

a plurality of storage units disposed outside the first heat dissipation space in the case and electrically connected to the
electrical connection module which is also disposed outside of the first heat dissipation space;

at least one expansion unit disposed inside the case and electrically connected to the motherboard, each of the expansion
units comprising at least one output interface or at least one input interface, and each of the output interfaces or each
of the input interfaces of the expansion units being exposed out of the second lateral side of the case; and

an expanding module disposed on each of the expansion units, each of the expanding modules comprising at least one output
interface or at least one input interface, and each of the output interfaces or each of the input interfaces of each of the
expanding modules being exposed out of the second lateral side of the case, and superimposed on the output interfaces or the
input interfaces of each of the expansion units.

US Pat. No. 9,466,139

MAP OBTAINING METHOD

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1. A method for obtaining a map by using an electronic device, comprising:
capturing a map image from a physical map;
obtaining a plurality of geographic coordinates corresponding to a plurality of reference points on the physical map from
one of the physical map and the map image;

calculating a corresponding geographic coordinate of each pixel in the map image according to the plurality of geographic
coordinates corresponding to the plurality of reference points and a plurality of pixels corresponding to the plurality of
reference points; and

embedding the corresponding geographic coordinate of each pixel into the map image.

US Pat. No. 9,363,908

LATCH DEVICE AND SERVER USING THE SAME

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1. A latch device, comprising:
a base fixedly disposed on a chassis and having an abutting side;
an accommodating frame fixedly disposed on a top cover and having two bumped spring tabs on two inner sides thereof; and
a rotatable handle hinged with the accommodating frame by a hinge,
wherein the rotatable handle has two openings at an end thereof near to the hinge, and two holes at another end thereof far
from the hinge; and

the rotatable handle is rotated to engage and interact the opening with the abutment side so that the top cover engagedly
covers or is separated from the chassis, and the bumped spring tab is snapped into the hole after engagedly covering or before
separated.

US Pat. No. 9,354,675

SERVER

INVENTEC (PUDONG) TECHNOL...

1. A server, comprising two mainboards disposed on a base plate, the two mainboards comprising a plurality of expander cards
and an electrical module,
wherein the electrical module is provided with at least one first storage device;
each mainboard further comprises a daughter card disposed between the base plate and the electrical module;
the expander cards or the daughter card is served as a system-tray of the electrical module by the at least one first storage
device of the electrical module, so as to manage a disk array for a plurality of second storage devices of the server; and

two expander boards, a connection module, and a storage module, wherein the storage module is provided with the plurality
of second storage devices, the two mainboards and the two expander boards are respectively superposed on a chassis of the
server, and are independently plugged in or released from the connection module, thereby connecting with the storage module
via the connection module.

US Pat. No. 9,196,565

FIXING ASSEMBLY

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1. A fixing assembly for fixing a heatsink onto a circuit board, wherein the circuit board comprises a heat source, and the
heatsink is located over the heat source, and the fixing assembly comprises:
a fixing frame, comprising:
a frame body disposed between the circuit board and the heatsink and surrounding the heat source; and
a guiding wall portion connected to the frame body and having an elongated hole, wherein the thicknesses of the guiding wall
portion are gradually reduced toward the frame body;

a fixing member abutting against the guiding wall portion and located over the heatsink, wherein the fixing member has a screw
hole communicated with the elongated hole; and

a fastening member fastened to the screw hole via the elongated hole, wherein the fastening member is retained by the elongated
hole to move relative to the guiding wall portion along the elongated hole, so as to move the fixing member toward or away
from the heatsink.

US Pat. No. 9,436,249

RACK AND POWER CONTROLLING METHOD THEREOF

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1. A power controlling method for a rack comprising a plurality of nodes and a plurality of power supplies, comprising:
receiving power information of each of the nodes to calculate a total power consumption value of the nodes;
calculating a power supply enabling demand according to the total power consumption value and a maximum power supply value
of the power supply;

reading state information of each of the power supplies to obtain a first sequence of the power supplies;
enabling at least two of the power supplies according to the power supply enabling demand and the first sequence, setting
the enabled power supplies as at least one current master power supply and at least one current secondary power supply, and
disabling the rest of the power supplies;

reading the state information of the rest of the power supplies in a preset period to obtain a second sequence of the rest
of the power supplies;

enabling at least two of the rest of the power supplies according to the power supply enabling demand and the second sequence,
and setting the enabled power supplies as at least one new master power supply and at least one new secondary power supply;

disabling the at least one current master power supply and the at least one current secondary power supply;
determining whether the nodes stop operating; and
when the nodes do not stop operating, returning to the step of reading the state information of the rest of the power supplies
in the preset period to obtain the second sequence of the rest of the power supplies,

wherein while the at least one current master power supply provides at least one work voltage to the nodes, the at least one
current secondary power supply and the rest of the power supplies do not supply the at least one work voltage to the nodes.

US Pat. No. 9,372,517

MICRO-CONTROLLER RESET SYSTEM AND RESET METHOD THEREOF

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1. A micro-controller reset system, comprising:
an enable circuit electrically connected to a system power source, wherein when a voltage of the system power source is raised
to be greater than a first voltage, the enable circuit outputs an enable signal with a steep leading edge;

a buck converter configured to convert the system power source to a micro-controller power source according to the enable
signal, thereby supplying power to a micro-controller;

a reset circuit electrically connected to the system power source and the micro-controller power source, wherein when a voltage
of the system power source is dropped to be smaller than a second voltage, the reset circuit outputs a reset signal to reset
the micro-controller, wherein the first voltage is smaller than the second voltage,

wherein when the reset system enters a power drop state, a voltage of the system power source begins to drop to cause a voltage
of the micro-controller power source to drop;

when a voltage of the system power source is dropped to be smaller than the second voltage but greater than the first voltage,
the reset circuit outputs the reset signal and the enable circuit continues to output the enable signal; and

the enable signal controls the buck converter to output the micro-controller power source to the micro-controller to hold
the micro-controller at a work state to receive the reset signal to perform a reset process; and

wherein the reset circuit further comprises:
a first transistor electrically connected to the micro-controller; and a voltage comparator electrically connected to the
first transistor, wherein when a voltage of the system power source is dropped to be smaller than the second voltage, the
voltage comparator outputs a positive voltage signal to turn on the first transistor, and when the first transistor is turned
on, the first transistor outputs a reset signal to reset the micro-controller.

US Pat. No. 9,386,722

SERVER

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1. A server, comprising:
a chassis, having a bottom portion, a front side and a rear side, wherein the front side and the rear side are disposed individual
at opposing ends of the bottom portion;

a mid-plane board, mounted at the bottom portion between the front side and the rear side;
a storage backplane module, mounted horizontally above the bottom portion by closing to the front side, electrically coupled
with the mid-plane board;

a plurality of first storage units, inserted downward and toward the bottom portion to the storage backplane module;
a vertical interposer board, vertically inserted and thus electrically coupled to the mid-plane board;
a first electronic module, including a first extension board and a first main mother board, the first extension board being
vertically inserted and thus electrically coupled to the vertical interposer board, the first main mother board being disposed
aside and also electrically coupled to the first extension board, the first main mother board being parallel to the mid-plane
board;

a second electronic module, having a second extension board, the second extension board being vertically inserted and thus
electrically coupled to the vertical interposer board and also extending toward the rear side by parallel to the mid-plane
board and the first electronic module; and

a plurality of power supply units, mounted horizontally at the rear side above the bottom portion, inserted and thus electrically
coupled to the mid-plane board;

wherein the storage backplane module, the vertical interposer board, the first electronic module, the second electronic module
and the power supply units are all electrically coupled with the mid-plane board.

US Pat. No. 9,261,927

ELECTRIC DEVICE

Inventec (Pudong) Technol...

1. An electric device, comprising:
a bottom case having at least one air outlet and at least one air inlet;
a top cover combined with the bottom case, such that an accommodation space is defined between the bottom case and the top
cover;

a fin set disposed in the accommodation space;
a heat sink disposed in the accommodation space, comprising:
a hot-end portion attached on a projection zone from the fin set to the top cover; and
a cold-end portion being adjacent to the air inlet; and
a fan element drawing airflows into the bottom case from the air inlet so as to cool the fin set and the hot-end portion.

US Pat. No. 9,226,425

RACK AND CHASSIS THEREOF

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1. A rack configured for hosting a server, comprising:
a frame rack having a fixing part; and
a chassis comprising:
a shelf disposed detachably on the frame rack, the shelf hosting the server and having a guiding groove as well as a first
fastening portion;

a fastening element having a fastening end and a pivot end, the pivot end being pivotally connected to the shelf allowing
the fastening end to turn pivotally away from the first fastening portion or to clasp with the first fastening portion at
a release position or fastening position respectively, the fastening element comprising a finger ring located in the fastening
end and configured for handling the fastening element; and

a guide member configured to slide in the guiding groove, one end of the guide member being connected to the midsection of
the fastening element;

wherein the guide member is driven by the fastening element to be away from the guiding groove when the fastening element
moves pivotally from the fastening position to the release position, and guides the fastening element to cause the fastening
end of the fastening element to clasp with the first fastening portion of the shelf and the pivot end of the fastening element
to clasp with the fixing part of the frame rack when the fastening element moves pivotally from the release position to the
fastening position.

US Pat. No. 9,286,365

DATA SYNCHRONIZING SYSTEM AND METHOD THEREOF

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1. A data synchronizing system, comprising:
a synchronizing server, configured for storing a first synchronization data; and
at least two clients, wherein each client stores a second synchronization data respectively, and each client comprises:
a detecting module, configured for detecting a state of a connection between a client and the synchronizing server, wherein
when the state of the connection between the client and the synchronizing server is a connected state, the client is defined
as a connected client;

a transmitting module, configured for, when the client is a connected client, broadcasting a preset weight message, and receiving
a weight message broadcasted by another connected client as a comparison message;

a selecting module, configured for comparing the weight message with the comparison message, so as to generate a weight sequence
list, and selecting a connected client with the highest weight as a synchronization processing client from the weight sequence
list; and

a synchronizing module, configured for, when the client is not defined as a synchronization processing client, synchronizing
the client with the synchronization processing client according to the second synchronization data; when the client is defined
as a synchronization processing client and after the client is confirmed to have been synchronized with another client, connecting
the client to the synchronizing server, so as to synchronize the synchronization processing client with the synchronizing
server according to the first synchronization data; and after the synchronization processing client and the synchronizing
server have been synchronized, synchronizing the synchronization processing client with all the clients.

US Pat. No. 9,261,905

ELECTRONIC DEVICE

INVENTEC (PUDONG) TECHNOL...

1. An electronic device comprising:
an input module having a recess structure, the recess structure comprising at least one elastic member and a plate body, one
end of the at least one elastic member disposed on one side of the plate body, and the plate body having a hold-up position
and a sinking position, relative to the input module;

a connection assembly comprising:
a link member having a first end and a second end, and the first end being pivotally disposed on one side of the input module;
and

a support plate having a first edge and a second edge, and the first edge being pivotally disposed on the second end; and
a display module pivotally disposed on the second edge,
wherein the recess structure is configured for accommodating the support plate, when the display module is at a tablet position,
the support plate pushes the plate body, so that the plate body moves from the hold-up position to the sinking position and
the at least one elastic member stores elastic potential energy, while when the support plate moves away from the input module,
the at least one elastic member releases the elastic potential energy, thereby making the plate body move from the sinking
position to the hold-up position.

US Pat. No. 9,255,581

FAN CONTROL SYSTEM AND FAN CONTROL METHOD

INVENTEC (PUDONG) TECHNOL...

1. A fan control system, applicable to a computer device, the fan control system comprising:
a fan driven by a control power and a rotation speed control signal;
a board management unit configured to provide a fan enabling signal, a rotation speed switching signal and a first fan rotation
speed signal in a standby state of the computer device;

a power control module coupled to the board management unit and the fan, and wherein the power control module is configured
to receive the fan enabling signal so as to determine whether to provide the control power to the fan, and is configured to
switch between an AUX power or a main power that serves as the control power according to a power supply condition of the
computer device, so as to provide the control power to the fan;

a rotation speed switching module coupled to the board management unit and the fan, and wherein the rotation speed switching
module is configured to receive the rotation speed switching signal so as to accordingly switch between the first fan rotation
speed signal or a second fan rotation speed signal that serves as the rotation speed control signal, and is configured to
provide the rotation speed control signal to the fan; and

a monitoring module coupled to the board management unit, the power control module and the rotation speed switching module,
and wherein the monitor module is configured to detect the fan enabling signal, and after the fan enabling signal is a disabling
signal for a predetermined period in the standby state of the computer device, the monitor module provides a forced running
signal in a forced running period;

wherein, the power control module receives the forced running signal for providing the control power to the fan, and the rotation
speed switching module receives the forced running signal for providing the second fan rotation speed signal that serves as
the rotation speed control signal to the fan;

wherein, the monitoring module comprises a checking unit and a timing unit coupled to the checking unit;
wherein, the checking unit receives and detects the fan enabling signal, when detecting that the fan enabling signal is the
disabling signal in the standby state of the computer device, the timing unit is operated to count the predetermined period,
and after the counting of the predetermined period is completed and the fan enabling signal is still not the enabling signal,
the checking unit provides the forced running signal in the forced running period and continues to detect the fan enabling
signal after the forced running period.

US Pat. No. 9,255,585

FAN STRUCTURE AND CASING STRUCTURE

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1. A fan structure configured for connecting with a plate body, comprising:
a main body having an accommodating space and an adjustment slot, the main body comprising a carrier and a cover, the carrier
comprising a bottom plate and a lateral plate erecting and adjacent to the bottom plate, the cover fixed to the lateral plate,
the carrier and the cover forming the accommodating space, and the accommodating slot located on the exterior wall of the
lateral plate, wherein the exterior wall is a side, next to the plate body, of the lateral plate;

a fan blade pivotally disposed on the bottom plate of the main body and located inside the accommodating space;
a sliding member having a base and a joining portion, the base being accommodated in the adjustment slot, the sliding member
is joined to the plate body through the joining portion; and

a locating member configured for joining the sliding member and the main body together, so as to fix the position of the sliding
member relative to that of the main body.

US Pat. No. 9,378,074

SERVER SYSTEM

Inventec (Pudong) Technol...

1. A server system, comprising:
at least one system on chip (SOC) having a hardware debugging test (HDT) interface to generate a HDT signal;
a baseboard management controller (BMC) having a programming interface to generate a programming signal;
a first switch receiving the HDT signal and the programming signal; and
a connector coupling with the first switch,
wherein a first control signal controls the first switch to select one of the HDT signal and the programming signal to output
to the connector;

when the connector receives the HDT signal, a debugging apparatus debugs the at least one SOC according to the HDT signal;
and

when the connector receives the programming signal, a programming apparatus performs a programming process for the BMC according
to the programming signal,

wherein the server system further comprises a complex programmable logic device (CPLD) coupling with the first switch, wherein
when the server system is in a standby state and the at least one SOC is not being powered, the first switch transfers the
programming signal to the connector, and data in the BMC is programmed by the programming apparatus through the connector;
and

when the at least one SOC is powered, the at least one SOC generates a PWR_OK signal to trigger the CPLD to generate the first
control signal to control the first switch to transfer the HDT signal to the connector, and the at least one SOC is debugged
by the debugging apparatus through the connector.

US Pat. No. 9,363,920

SERVER

INVENTEC (PUDONG) TECHNOL...

1. A server, for being installed on two guiding rails of a case, comprising:
a bracket detachably installed on the guiding rails of the case, the bracket comprising:
two side frames detachably installed on the guiding rails of the case, respectively, the side frames being opposite to each
other, and each of the side frames comprising a front part with a first fixing hole; and

two synchronous plates, each of the synchronous plates comprising a second fixing hole and a limiting surface, the synchronous
plates being slidably installed on the front parts, respectively, each of the synchronous plates having a fixing position
and a free position, the first fixing hole being aligned with the second fixing hole when the synchronous plate is at the
fixing position, the first fixing hole being misaligned with the second fixing hole when the synchronous plate is at the free
position; and

a tray detachably installed on the bracket, the tray comprising a body and two limiting bars, the body having two front ends
facing the front parts which are opposite to each other, respectively, the limiting bars being installed on two sides of the
body that are opposite to each other and facing the synchronous plates of the bracket, respectively;

wherein, when the tray and the bracket are pushed into the case along the guiding rails together, the limiting bars cross
the limiting surfaces so that the synchronous plates move from the free positions to the fixing positions, respectively, the
synchronous plates are facing the front ends of the tray, respectively, and fixed at two holes at the front ends of the case
by two fixing components, respectively, the fixing components cross the first fixing holes, the second fixing holes and the
holes, respectively, when the fixing components are removed from the first fixing holes, the second fixing holes and the holes,
respectively, and the tray being pulled out of the case, the synchronous plates move from the fixing positions to the free
positions to stop the limiting bars by the limiting surfaces, respectively, so that the tray and the bracket are pulled out
of the case together.

US Pat. No. 9,076,055

DETECTION SYSTEM AND METHOD SUITABLY USED ON PRODUCTION LINE

INVENTEC (PUDONG) TECHNOL...

1. A detecting system used on a production line, comprising:
a plurality of detection printed circuit boards, each having a bar code;
a conveying belt, conveying each of a plurality of detection boards laying on the belt;
a sensing device, arranged on a fixed position, and triggering a computation instruction when sensing the detection printed
circuit board;

an image acquiring device, vertically arranged on the belt, and acquiring an acquisition picture comprising the detection
printed circuit board according to an acquisition instruction;

a bar code reading device, vertically arranged on the belt, and reading a production serial number corresponding to the bar
code; and

a computing device, further comprising:
a contour library, storing a standard contour picture and a corresponding bar code position of each of the plurality of printed
circuit boards;

a detection drafting library, storing the production serial number and a detection drafting;
a receiving module, receiving the computation instruction from the sensing device, and acquiring the acquisition picture and
receiving the production serial number from the bar code;

a computation module, computing an image acquisition time according to a fixed movement speed of the belt, a fixed distance
between the sensing device and the image acquisition device and the a half of a maximum length of each of the detection printed
circuit boards;

an image processing module, conversing the acquisition picture into a contour picture through a two-value process and an image
restoration process to converse the acquisition picture into a contour picture;

a contour querying module, comparing the contour picture with each of the standard contour picture of each of the plurality
of detection print circuit boards, to query the corresponding bar code position;

a producing module, producing the acquisition instruction according to the image acquisition time, and producing the movement
instruction according to the queried bar code;

a transmission module, transmitting the acquisition instruction to the image acquisition device, and transmitting the movement
instruction to the bar code;

a query module, optically detecting the detection printed circuit board through the detection drafting according to the detection
drafting through the image acquisition device; and

a detection module, optically detecting the detection printed circuit board through the image acquisition device according
to the detection drafting.

US Pat. No. 9,372,527

DATA ACCESS MANAGEMENT APPARATUS AND DATA ACCESS MANAGEMENT METHOD

INVENTEC (PUDONG) TECHNOL...

4. A data access management method for a data access management apparatus which comprises a first processing unit, a second
processing unit, at least one first storage unit, and at least one second storage unit, wherein the method comprises steps
of:
reading a plurality of pieces of data from the at least one first storage unit via the first processing unit, wherein each
piece of data has an access time;

calculating a non-access proportion of the data which has not been accessed for a preset period, according to the access times
via the first processing unit;

via the first processing unit, determining whether the non-access proportion is larger than a preset proportion;
controlling the at least one first storage unit to stay in a disable state via the first processing unit when the non-access
proportion is larger than the preset proportion;

controlling the at least one first storage unit to stay in a standby state via the first processing unit when the non-access
proportion is not larger than the preset proportion;

via the first processing unit, generating a storing command, reading out the pieces of data from the at least one first storage
unit, and outputting the storing command and the pieces of data;

via the second processing unit, receiving the storing command and the pieces of data;
performing a storing process on the pieces of data according to the storing command to store the pieces of data in the at
least one second storage unit via the second processing unit;

generating a response signal and transmitting the response signal to the first processing unit via the second processing unit;
and

controlling the at least one first storage unit to stay in the standby state according to the response signal via the first
processing unit.

US Pat. No. 9,282,679

ELECTRONIC DEVICE WITH PHASE CHANGE MATERIAL MICROCAPSULE LAYER

Inventec (Pudong) Technol...

1. An electronic device, comprising:
a case, comprising:
a bottom plate having a plurality of bottom holes for guiding an air to an interior of the case;
a top plate having a plurality of top holes for exhausting the air inside the case; and
at least one side plate connecting the top plate and the bottom plate and having a plurality of side holes for exhausting
the air inside the case;

a control module disposed in the case;
a plurality of heat sinks disposed in the case and thermally connected to the control module; and
at least one airflow guiding structure disposed between the heat sinks for guiding a part of the air inside the case to be
exhausted through the side holes, the airflow guilding structure comprising;

a body having a bottom surface facing the bottom plate; and
a phase change material microcapsule layer totally covering or coated on the bottom surface.

US Pat. No. 9,642,291

EMI PROOF SERVER CHASSIS

Inventec (Pudong) Technol...

1. An EMI-proof server chassis for preventing EMI on an electronic component, comprising:
a chassis, comprising:
a connection portion, connected to the chassis;
a first engagement portion and a second engagement portion, connected to the connection portion, and disposed on two sides
of the connection portion, the first engagement portion and the second engagement portion are prolonged along a prolonged
direction and substantially opposite to each other; and

a double aperture flexible piece, shaped as a curvature plate, the double aperture flexible piece having a first aperture
and a second aperture on two sides, wherein the first engagement portion and the second engagement portion are engaged to
the first aperture and the second aperture respectively, and a portion of the double aperture flexible piece between the first
aperture and the second aperture is curved toward the electronic component, and contact with the electronic component.

US Pat. No. 9,249,808

FAN MODULE

INVENTEC (PUDONG) TECHNOL...

1. A fan module comprising:
a casing having an accommodating space and comprising a first lateral wall and a second lateral wall opposite to each other,
and the fan located between the first lateral wall and the second lateral wall;

a fan located in the accommodating space and separated at a distance from the casing; and
two vibration absorption assemblies, each of which comprises:
two first vibration absorption components respectively in contact with the fan and separated from the casing respectively;
and

a second vibration absorption component connected with two first vibration absorption components and the casing respectively,
and the first vibration absorption components and the second vibration absorption components being adapted for absorbing vibration
waves having different frequency ranges;

two first assembly parts connected with two of the four first vibration absorption components; and
two second assembly parts connected with the rest of the four first vibration absorption components;
wherein the fan has a first side and a second side opposite to each other and comprises four installation rods, two of the
installation rods are disposed at the first side at a distance from each other, the rest of the installation rods are disposed
at the second side at a distance from each other, the four installation rods are covered by the four first vibration absorption
components, respectively, the two first assembly parts are assembled respectively on the two installation rods of the first
side, the two second assembly parts are assembled respectively on the two installation rods of the second side, the two second
vibration absorption components are, respectively, a first elastic sheet and a second elastic sheet, the first elastic sheet
is assembled along the first side of the fan, two opposite ends of the first elastic sheet are connected to the two first
assembly parts respectively, the second elastic sheet is assembled along the second side of the fan, two opposite ends of
the second elastic sheet are connected to the two second assembly parts, respectively, the first elastic sheet is connected
to the two first vibration absorption components located at the first side via the two first assembly parts, respectively,
the second elastic sheet is connected to the two second vibration absorption components located at the second side via the
two second assembly parts, respectively, two opposite ends of one of two second vibration absorption components are respectively
connected with the two first assembly parts, and two opposite ends of the rest of the two second vibration absorption components
are respectively connected with two second assembly parts.

US Pat. No. 9,250,648

MEMORY EXPANSION ASSEMBLY

INVENTEC (PUDONG) TECHNOL...

1. A memory expansion assembly, for inserting a plurality of memories, the memory expansion assembly comprising:
a first plate having a plurality of first electrical slots and a first electrically connecting portion, the plurality of first
electrical slots being electrically connected to the first electrically connecting portion respectively;

a second plate pivotally connected to the first plate, the second plate having a plurality of second electrical slots and
a second electrically connecting portion, the plurality of second electrical slots being electrically connected to the second
electrically connecting portion respectively, and the second plate being adapted to pivot relative to the first plate, so
as to have a folded position when the first plate and the second plate are close to each other and have an unfolded position
when the first plate and the second plate are away from each other;

a first engaging assembly disposed on a side of the first plate;
a second engaging assembly disposed on a side of the second plate, the first engaging assembly being removably engaged with
the second engaging assembly;

a first plate body mounted on the first plate; and
a second plate body mounted on the second plate;
wherein the first plate and the second plate are located between the first plate body and the second plate body, the first
engaging assembly is mounted on the first plate body, the second engaging assembly is mounted on the second plate body, and
the first engaging assembly is removably engaged with the second engaging assembly; and

wherein when the second plate is in the folded position, the first engaging assembly is engaged with the second engaging assembly,
and the first electrically connecting portion and the second electrically connecting portion are on the same side of the memory
expansion assembly; when the second plate is in the unfolded position, the memories are capable of being inserted into the
plurality of first electrical slots and the plurality of second electrical slots.

US Pat. No. 9,282,031

NETWORK SYSTEM AND ROUTING METHOD

Inventec (Pudong) Technol...

1. A routing method for a network system, wherein the network system comprises a plurality of nodes and a controller, and
the controller comprises a storage space, the routing method comprising:
transmitting identification information of the plurality of nodes to the controller through the plurality of nodes, respectively;
receiving the identification information to construct a network topology diagram through the controller;
transmitting a route planning request corresponding to a packet flow to the controller through one of the plurality of nodes;
receiving the route planning request and calculating a corresponding value according to the route planning request through
the controller;

comparing the corresponding value with a plurality of matching values stored in the storage space through the controller,
so as to determine whether the corresponding value matches one of the plurality of matching values;

under a condition that the corresponding value matches a corresponding one of the plurality of matching values, acquiring
an assigning path of the packet flow stored in the storage space according to the corresponding one of the plurality of matching
values, and routing the packet flow along the assigning path through the controller;

under a condition that the corresponding value does not match the plurality of matching values, repeatedly executing a shortest
path algorithm to acquire a plurality of spare paths of the packet flow through the controller according to the network topology
diagram and the route planning request, wherein the plurality of spare paths of the packet flow are different from each other,
wherein the step of repeatedly executing the shortest path algorithm to acquire the plurality of spare paths of the packet
flow comprises:

executing the shortest path algorithm one time in a first period to acquire one of the plurality of spare paths, and selectively
tagging a part of the plurality of nodes via which the acquired one of the plurality of spare paths passes through the controller;

executing the shortest path algorithm again in a second period after the first period to acquire another one of the plurality
of spare paths through the controller, wherein the tagged nodes are not calculated in the second period;

counting a number of times the shortest path algorithm is executed through the controller; and
stopping execution of the shortest path algorithm through the controller under a condition that the number of times the shortest
path algorithm is executed reaches a redetermined threshold; and

selecting one of the plurality of spare paths of the packet flow to serve as the assigning path of the packet flow according
to the route planning request, and routing the packet flow along the assigning path through the controller.

US Pat. No. 9,304,884

TEST APPARATUS FOR TESTING TWO COMMUNICATION PROTOCOL CHIPS BASED ON POWER RELAY SIGNALS

INVENTEC (PUDONG) TECHNOL...

1. A test apparatus, being applicable to a server and comprising:
a processing unit configured to output a reset signal and a processing signal;
a control unit coupled to the processing unit and comprising a first physical layer chip and a second physical layer chip,
the first physical layer chip configured to perform a first communication protocol, and the second physical layer chip configured
to perform a second communication protocol different from the first communication protocol;

a switch unit coupled to the processing unit and configured to receive a working voltage and the processing signal, and according
to the processing signal, select either a powering signal or a disconnection signal to output; and

a power relay unit coupled to the switch unit and configured to receive the powering signal or the disconnection signal,
wherein the server performs a test task on the first physical layer chip when the power relay unit receives the powering signal,
and the server performs the test task on the second physical layer chip when the processing unit outputs the reset signal
to the control unit and the power relay unit receives the disconnection signal.

US Pat. No. 9,282,674

SERVER AND CARRING STRUCTURE THEREOF

INVENTEC (PUDONG) TECHNOL...

1. A server comprising:
a motherboard module comprising a motherboard and a CPU disposed on the motherboard;
a storage device having two fastening portions opposite to each other; and
a carrying structure comprising:
a carrier, wherein the storage device is disposed on the carrier in a detachable manner;
two fastening members, each comprising a fastening section and a pushing section connected to each other, each of the two
pushing sections is disposed at the carrier in a slidable way, and the storage device is located between the two fastening
sections; and

a handle comprising two pushing sides corresponding to the two pushing sections, wherein the handle is pivotally disposed
at the carrier, the two pushing sides are located between the two pushing sections, the handle is configured for pivoting
relative to the carrier, when the handle pivots from a second position to a first position, the two pushing sides pushes the
two pushing sections respectively and drive the two fastening sections to be detached from the two fastening portions of the
storage device, and when the handle pivots from the first position to the second position, the two fastening sections close
up to each other to fasten with the two fastening portions of the storage device respectively.

US Pat. No. 9,795,051

HANDLE ASSEMBLY AND SERVER HAVING THE SAME

INVENTEC CORPORATION, Ta...

1. A handle assembly configured for a user's gripping thereon for moving an electronic device from a server, comprising:
a base seat;
a handle assembled on the base seat and having a first surface and a second surface, a height difference existing between
the first surface and the second surface, the handle comprising:

a first pivot connection section located on a terminal of the handle and pivotally connected with the base seat;
a gripping section located on another terminal of the handle;
a retaining section outwardly extending from the first surface of the handle, and a fastening slot formed between the retaining
section and the second surface of the handle; and

a button having a body section which is assembled on the base seat, and the button allowing movement thereof between a first
position and a second position in respect to the base seat, and the button comprising a latch which is outwardly extended,

wherein when the button is moved to the first position, the latch engages into the fastening slot to restrict a movement of
the retaining section, thereby preventing a pivoting movement of the handle relative to the base seat;

when the button is moved to the second position, the latch is separated away from the fastening slot to push the handle, so
that the gripping section is pivoted along a direction away from the base seat;

wherein the base seat comprises a second pivot connection section, and the handle assembly comprises at least one return spring,
a pivot, and at least one first inclined plane which is connected between the first surface and the second surface, the at
least one return spring and the pivot are disposed on the second pivot connection section of the base seat and the first pivot
connection section of the handle for pivotably connecting the first and second pivot connection sections together; and

wherein the at least one return spring is used for applying an elastic recovery force on the first pivot connection section
of the handle to move the handle toward the base seat to rest on the latch of the button, such that when the button is moved
to the first position along the at least one first inclined plane, the latch engages into the fastening slot to restrict the
movement of the retaining section, thereby preventing the pivoting movement of the handle relative to the base seat.

US Pat. No. 9,070,419

ELECTRONIC APPARATUS WITH FIRST AND SECOND SLIDING TRAY MODULES

Inventec (Pudong) Technol...

1. An electronic device comprising:
a chassis comprising a main sliding rail and having a bottom surface;
a first sliding tray module containing a plurality of first storage modules, wherein the first sliding tray module is slidably
engaged to the main sliding rail, so as to selectively slide relative to the chassis along either a pull-out direction or
an accommodating direction;

a second sliding tray module containing a plurality of second storage modules, wherein the second sliding tray module is slidably
engaged to the first sliding tray module, so as to selectively slide relative to the first sliding tray module along either
the pull-out direction or the accommodating direction;

a first cable electrically connecting the plurality of first storage modules;
a second cable electrically connecting the plurality of second storage modules;
a first cable-protecting member comprising a plurality of first connecting units sequentially and pivotally connecting, wherein
a pivotal axis of the any of the first connecting units is substantially perpendicular to the bottom surface, so that each
of the first connecting units has a first height relative to the bottom surface, and when the first sliding tray module slides
relative to the chassis, the first connecting units restrict the first sliding tray module to slide at the first height; and

a second cable-protecting member comprising a plurality of second connecting units pivotally connected, wherein a pivotal
axis of any of the second connecting units is substantially perpendicular to the bottom surface, so that each of the second
connecting units has a second height relative to the bottom surface, and when the second sliding tray module slides relative
to the chassis, the second connecting units restrict the second sliding tray module to slide at the second height,

wherein the first height is different from the second height.

US Pat. No. 9,380,718

LATCH DEVICE AND SERVER USING THE SAME

INVENTEC (PUDONG) TECHNOL...

1. A latch device used for a server, comprising:
a positioning post fixed on a case of the server;
a containing shelf fixed on a top cover of the server;
a shifting plate fixed in the containing shelf by at least one fixing part, wherein the fixing part permits the shifting plate
moving along an opening of the shifting plate, between a first positing and a second position, corresponding to the containing
shelf; and

a rotating handle jointed with the shifting plate by two rotating axles, wherein the rotating handle is able to be moved between
a first rotating position and a second rotating position;

wherein when the positioning post is inserted into an insertion hole of the shifting plate inside the containing shelf the
rotating handle is rotated between a first rotating position and a second rotating position to drive backward and forward
movements of the containing shelf so that the top cover is driven to be moved backward and forward with the containing shelf,
and the shifting plate is moved therewith, between the first rotating position and the second rotating position, corresponding
to the containing shelf.

US Pat. No. 9,223,394

RACK AND POWER CONTROL METHOD THEREOF

Inventec (Pudong) Technol...

1. A power control method of a rack, wherein the rack has a plurality of nodes, the power control method comprising:
receiving power information of each of the plurality of nodes;
calculating a total power consumption value of the plurality of nodes according to the power information;
calculating a number of power supply units to be turned on according to the total power consumption value and a maximum supplied
power value of a single power supply unit; and

starting at least one primary power supply unit and at least one secondary power supply unit in pairs according to the number
of power supply units to be turned on, so that the at least one primary power supply unit provides a duty voltage to the plurality
of nodes, and the at least one secondary power supply unit does not provide the duty voltage to the plurality of nodes, wherein
an input source of the at least one primary power supply unit and an input source of the at least one secondary power supply
unit are different.

US Pat. No. 9,310,846

TOUCH CONTROL DISPLAY DEVICE

Inventec (Pudong) Technol...

1. A touch control display device, comprising:
a back cover comprising a frame and an accommodating space;
a front cover comprising an opening, wherein the front cover is aligned with and attached to the frame of the back cover;
a touch panel fixed at an outer edge of the front cover and aligned with the opening of the front cover;
a display panel disposed in the accommodating space of the back cover and aligned with the opening; and
a composite adhesive layer surrounding an inner edge of the front cover and aligned with an edge portion of the display panel
to fix the front cover on the display panel hermetically, wherein the composite adhesive layer comprises a first adhesive
layer, a buffer layer, a second adhesive layer, a fourth adhesive layer, and a fifth adhesive layer, the first adhesive layer
is adhered to the front cover, the buffer layer is disposed between the first adhesive layer and the second adhesive layer,
the buffer layer is made of an elastic buffering material, the second adhesive layer is adhered to the display panel, and
the adhesive property of the first adhesive layer is stickier than that of the second adhesive layer, wherein the fourth adhesive
layer is disposed adhesively between the first adhesive layer and the fifth adhesive layer, and the fifth adhesive layer is
disposed adhesively between the fourth adhesive layer and the buffer layer.

US Pat. No. 9,918,399

SERVER

INVENTEC (PUDONG) TECHNOL...

1. A server, adapted to a server rack, the server rack having a first connector and a second connector at a rear end of the
server rack, the server comprising:
a tray having a first side and a second side opposite to each other;
a motherboard comprising a central processing unit, and the motherboard disposed on the tray;
an expansion board disposed on the tray and located between the first side and the central processing unit;
an adaption board disposed on the tray and located between the second side and the motherboard;
a system board disposed on the tray and located between the second side and the motherboard;
a docking module disposed on the second side, the docking module comprising a third connector and a fourth connector, the
fourth connector configured for electrically connected to the first connector of the server rack, and the third connector
configured for electrically connected to the second connector of the server rack; and

a first cable, one end of the first cable directly connected to one end of the third connector, the other end of the first
cable connected to the adaption board, and the first cable electrically connected to the third connector and the adaption
board.

US Pat. No. 9,521,784

ELECTRONIC DEVICE WITH A FAN MODULE

INVENTEC (PUDONG) TECHNOL...

1. An electronic device, comprising:
a case;
a mother board disposed on the case; and
a fan module disposed on the case, the fan module comprising:
a frame comprising a base and two side plates, the base having a top surface and a bottom surface, the two side plates being
connected to two sides of the base that are opposite to each other, the top surface of the base and the two side plates together
form at least one air path, one of the two side plates having a cable-management opening, the bottom surface of the base having
a cable-management groove and a plurality of cable-management members, one end of the cable-management groove being connected
to the cable-management opening, and the plurality of cable-management members being adjacent to the cable-management groove;

a plurality of adapters being mounted on the base of the frame, each of the plurality of adapters comprising a first connector
and a second connector, a plugging direction of the first connector and a plugging direction of the second connector being
substantially orthogonal to each other, the first connector being attached to the bottom surface of the base, and the second
connector being inserted on the base, protruding outward from the top surface of the base and located within the at least
one air path;

a transmission assembly comprising a plurality of third connectors, a fourth connector, a fifth connector and a cable set,
the cable set connecting the plurality of third connectors and the fourth connector and connecting the plurality of third
connectors and the fifth connector, the plurality of third connectors being detachably plugged into the first connectors,
respectively, the fourth connector and the fifth connector being connected to an end of the cable set which is opposite to
the plurality of third connectors, the transmission assembly passing through the frame from the cable-management opening via
the plurality of cable-management members and the cable-management groove, allowing the fourth connector and the fifth connector
to be located out of the frame and detachably plugged into the mother board; and

a plurality of fan units each comprising a sixth connector, the plurality of fan units being located within the at least one
air path, the sixth connector being detachably plugged into the second connector, and the plurality of fan units for being
electrically connected to the mother board through the transmission assembly.

US Pat. No. 9,072,144

CONTROL DEVICE AND LIGHT SOURCE DEVICE

INVENTEC (PUDONG) TECHNOL...

1. A control device, adapted to control a first light-emitting diode and a second light-emitting diode, and comprising:
a first logic operation unit, for receiving a first enable signal and a second enable signal to generate a first logic signal;
a first adjustment unit, coupled with the first logic operation unit, for receiving the first logic signal, and generating
a first adjustment signal according to the first logic signal;

a first control unit, coupled with the first adjustment unit, for receiving the first enable signal and the first adjustment
signal, and outputting a first control signal to the first light-emitting diode according to the first enable signal and the
first adjustment signal;

a second logic operation unit, for receiving the first enable signal and the second enable signal to generate a second logic
signal, wherein the first and second logic signals are complementary;

a second adjustment unit, coupled with the second logic operation unit, for receiving the second logic signal, and generating
a second adjustment signal according to the second logic signal; and

a second control unit, coupled with the second adjustment unit, for receiving the second enable signal and the second adjustment
signal, and outputting a second control signal to the second light-emitting diode according to the second enable signal and
the second adjustment signal.

US Pat. No. 9,367,118

COMPUTER SYSTEM AND OPERATING METHOD THEREOF

Inventec (Pudong) Technol...

1. An operating method for a computer system including a system controller and a mainboard, and the mainboard including a
baseboard management controller and a logic device, the method comprising:
determining an operating state of the logic device by the system controller;
receiving a present power level of the mainboard by the logic device;
comparing the present power level of the mainboard with a present power level threshold of the mainboard, and determining
whether to generate an alert signal by the logic device according to the comparison between the present power level and the
present power level threshold;

selectively providing the alert signal to the system controller or the baseboard management controller according to the operating
state by the logic device; and

adjusting the present power level threshold of the mainboard in accordance with the alert signal by the system controller
or the baseboard management controller, whichever receives the alert signal;

wherein the step of determining the operating state of the logic device comprises:
providing the present power level of the mainboard to the system controller by the logic device; and
determining the operating state of the logic device according to the present power level of the mainboard by the system controller;
wherein the step of determining the operating state of the logic device according to the present power level of the mainboard
further comprises:

configuring the operating state of the logic device to a first operating state by the computer controller when the present
power level threshold of the mainboard is larger than a predetermined power level threshold; and

wherein the step of providing the alert signal to the system controller or the baseboard management controller comprises:
providing the alert signal to the baseboard management controller by the logic device in the first operating state.

US Pat. No. 9,249,604

LOCKING AND INSERTION STRUCTURE

INVENTEC (PUDONG) TECHNOL...

1. A locking and insertion structure connected to an electronic device, the electronic device including a casing, the casing
including a bottom part including a protruding post, a locking seat and a cantilever part, the locking seat being protruded
from the bottom part adjacent the protruding post, and the cantilever part disposed on the locking seat,
the locking and insertion structure comprising a fastening element comprising a body, a first locking part and a second locking
part, the body disposed on the bottom part next to the locking seat and including an opening on a first side thereof receiving
the protruding post, the second locking part being extended from a second side of the body onto the cantilever part, the first
locking part extended from the second locking part to between the cantilever part and the locking seat such that the cantilever
part is sandwiched between the first locking part and the second locking part, wherein the first locking part includes a first
locking hole, the second locking part includes a second locking hole, the cantilever part includes a third locking hole, wherein
the first locking hole, the second locking hole and the third locking hole align with each other, and the first locking hole
includes a screw thread; and

a locking element penetrating through the second locking hole, the third locking hole, the first locking hole and being inserted
into the locking seat in sequence such that the fastening element is affixed to the casing;

wherein a portion of the protruding post protruded from the opening is deformed so as to fix the fastening element to the
casing.

US Pat. No. 9,329,645

SERVER SYSTEM

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1. A server system, comprising:
a rack having a first storage area, a middle storage area and a second storage area, the middle storage area being disposed
between the first storage area and the second storage area;

a plurality of servers positioned in the first storage area and the second storage area;
an electrically conductive component installed inside the rack, the electrically conductive component comprising a first power
supply part and a second power supply part, wherein the first power supply part is disposed in the first storage area and
the second power supply part is disposed in the second storage area;

a switch installed in the middle storage area;
a rack management controller installed in the middle storage area, and the rack management controller comprising a function
for determining positions of the servers in the rack; and

a power supply installed in the middle storage area,
wherein the power supply is electrically connected to the rack management controller and the switch respectively;
wherein the power supply is disposed between the switch and the rack management controller, and the switch is disposed farther
away from the electrically conductive component than the power supply; and

wherein the power supply provides power for the servers through the first power supply part and the second power supply part.

US Pat. No. 9,317,306

COMPUTER DEVICE AND MEMORY MANAGEMENT METHOD THEREOF

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1. A memory management method applied to a computer device, the computer device comprising a memory component, a host operating
system (OS), a monitoring module and a virtual machine, with a guest operating system (OS), the memory management method comprising:
sharing, through the host OS, a memory space of the memory component via a network;
mounting, through the virtual machine, the shared memory space via the network;
monitoring through the guest OS, a memory utilization of a virtual memory of the virtual machine;
allocating a storage block of the memory space to the virtual machine in a condition that the memory utilization of the virtual
memory of the virtual machine is greater than an upper bound, so as to increase a capacity of the virtual memory of the virtual
machine;

recording a relationship between the storage block and the virtual machine into a database;
monitoring, through the monitoring module, the virtual machine to determine whether the virtual machine fails;
cancelling the allocation of the storage block allocated to the virtual machine according to the relationship in a condition
that the virtual machine fails; and

deleting the relationship between the storage block and the virtual machine in the database.

US Pat. No. 9,069,909

SERVER AND IDENTIFIER SYNCHRONIZATION METHOD

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1. An identifier synchronization method, adapted to a server that comprises a network card and a plurality of hardware peripherals,
and comprising:
booting the server;
enabling a basic input output system (BIOS) in the server to operate and acquire at least one identifier of the network card;
and

writing the at least one identifier into the hardware peripherals by the BIOS;
wherein, when the BIOS writes the at least one identifier into the hardware peripherals, the at least one identifier is written
into the PCI configuration space of each of the hardware peripherals; after the server is shut down, the at least one identifier
in the PCI configuration space of each of the hardware peripherals is lost; and after the server is rebooted, the BIOS re-acquires
the at least one identifier from the network card and writes the re-acquired at least one identifier into the PCI configuration
space of each of the hardware peripherals.

US Pat. No. 9,280,189

COMPUTER SYSTEM WITH A UID LIGHT CONTROL, POWER INDICATION, AND RESET

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1. A computer system, comprising:
a switch module, generating a first clicking indication signal and a second clicking indication signal;
a power control module, generating a standby power good signal;
a logic control module, connected to the switch module and the power control module, outputting a UID light control signal
according to the first clicking indication signal and the power good signal when receiving the first clicking indication signal
and the power good signal, and outputting a reset signal according to the second clicking indication signal and the power
good signal when receiving the second clicking indication signal and the power good signal; and

a management control module, connected to the logic control module, controlling a UID light of the computer system according
to the UID light control signal when receiving the UID light control signal, and resetting the management control module when
receiving the reset signal.

US Pat. No. 9,578,776

SECURE DEVICE

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1. A secure device, utilized for securing a printed circuit board assembly having a circuit board main body with a first side
and a second side opposite to the first side, and the secure device comprising:
a fixed base, including:
a base body;
a plurality of locking structures, symmetrically disposed on both sides of the base body for locking the first side; and
a plurality of fixed structures, symmetrically disposed on the both sides of the base body, the fixed structures and the locking
structures being alternatively disposed on the base body, and each of the fixed structure having a key-shaped hole; and

a plurality of removable securing members, for fixing the second side, and each of the removable securing members including:
a post;
an interference portion, disposed on one end of the post and corresponding to the key-shaped hole; and
a lock portion, disposed on another end of the post opposite to the end with the interference portion, for locking the second
side;

wherein, as the first side of the circuit board main body is locked to the locking structure, the interference portion of
the removable securing member is correspondingly inserted into the key-shaped hole of the fixed structure and interfered with
the key-shaped hole by turning the removable securing members along a rotation direction, and the lock portion of the removable
securing member is locked to the second side of the circuit board main body to fix the printed circuit board assembly on the
fixed base.

US Pat. No. 9,223,358

FOLDABLE ASSEMBLY AND PIVOT ASSEMBLY THEREOF

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1. A foldable assembly, comprising:
a first plate component;
a second plate component; and
a pivot assembly, comprising a first pivot member, a second pivot member and a third pivot member, wherein the first pivot
member is connected with the first plate component, and the second pivot member is connected with the second plate component,
wherein each of the first pivot member and the second pivot member has an axial hole and a plurality of recesses which are
located on an inner wall surface of the axial hole, each of the plurality of recesses has a first surface and a second surface
which is opposite to the first surface, wherein the angle between the first surface and the inner wall surface is different
from that between the second surface and the inner wall surface, wherein each of the two opposite sides of the third pivot
member has a shaft and a protrusion located on an outer wall surface of the shaft, the two shafts are adapted for being rotatable
on the two axial holes, respectively, and the two protrusions are located on one of the plurality of recesses of the first
pivot member and on the one of the plurality of recesses of the second pivot member, respectively.

US Pat. No. 9,509,633

MULTI-SWITCHING DEVICE AND MULTI-SWITCHING METHOD THEREOF

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1. A multi-switching method, comprising:
receiving a first control signal and a second control signal;
determining whether the first control signal and the second control signal are received;
when the first control signal and the second control signal are received, determining whether the first control signal and
the second control signal specify any control requests;

when the first control signal and the second control signal respectively specify a control request, performing a control signal
protection procedure to control a first bus to communicate with one of a plurality of second buses, and output an error warning
signal; and

when the first control signal and the second control signal do not specify any control requests, performing a backup processing
procedure and outputting the error warning signal.

US Pat. No. 9,258,929

SERVER AND HEAT DISSIPATING ASSEMBLY THEREOF

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1. A server, comprising:
an airflow generating device for generating airflow to flow along an airflow direction;
a central processing unit;
several memory slots each used for plugging of a memory, wherein the airflow generating device is located at a front side
of the central processing unit and the memory slots are located at a lateral side of the central processing unit; and

a heat dissipating assembly, comprising:
a first cooling fin set correspondingly located over the central processing unit and at a lateral side of the memory slots;
a second cooling fin set located at a front side of the memory slots and between the airflow generating device and the memory
slots;

a heat conductive member, wherein the first cooling fin set is thermally connected with the second cooling fin set via the
heat conductive member; and

a flow guiding member located between the first cooling fin set and the second cooling fin set for preventing the airflow
passing between the second cooling fin set and the first cooling fin set,

wherein a part of heat generated by the central processing unit is transferred to the second cooling fin set via the heat
conductive member and a part of the airflow passes through the second cooling fin set for taking the part of the heat away
and further flows to the memory slots.

US Pat. No. 9,442,545

SERVER SYSTEM AND CONTROLLING METHOD FOR OPERATION TIMING AFTER BEING POWERED UP

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1. A server system, comprising:
a power management module, wherein when the server is powered up, the power management module generates a work power and a
power good signal and a voltage of the work power changes from a low voltage to a high voltage;

a logic control module, receiving the work power and the power good signal, and generating a reset signal upon receiving the
power good signal;

a voltage monitor module, having a voltage threshold, controlling a voltage of the reset signal lower than a first voltage
when the voltage of the work power lower than the voltage threshold, and until the voltage of the work power higher than the
voltage threshold controlling the voltage of the reset signal higher than a second voltage and maintained for a first period
(S); and

a baseboard management controller, connected electrically to the logic control module, and beginning to be reset and initialized
when the logic control module controls the voltage of the reset signal to change from higher than the second voltage to lower
than the first voltage, and managing and monitoring the server system after the initialization.

US Pat. No. 9,215,828

SERVER CASE ASSEMBLY

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1. A server case assembly, comprising:
a case body, having a side plate with a case installation hole, the side plate further having an outer sidewall and an inner
sidewall;

a handle, mounted at the outer sidewall, further having a handle installation hole corresponding in position to the case installation
hole; and

a fixed component assembly, to fix the handle to the case body, further comprising:
a first connection component, having a first communicative space, further including:
a first withstanding portion, withstanding the inner sidewall; and
a first convex portion, connecting the first withstanding portion, passing through the case installation hole and the handle
installation hole;

a second connection component, having a second communicative space, further including:
a second withstanding portion, withstanding the handle; and
a second convex portion, connecting the second withstanding portion, passing through the first communicative space so as to
communicate in space the second communicative space and the first communicative space; and

a penetration component, passing through the first communicative space and the second communicative space so as to mount the
handle onto the case body by fixing the first connection component and the second connection component;

wherein, while the handle is forced to displace the case body along a moving path, a load applied to the first connection
component is distributed to the side plate of the case body through the first withstanding portion and the first convex portion.

US Pat. No. 9,532,480

SERVER

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1. A server, comprising:
a chassis comprising a bottom plate, a first side plate and a second side plate, the first side plate and the second side
plate both standing on two sides of the bottom plate, respectively, the first side plate and the second side plate together
forming an accommodation space therein;

a transfer board with two ends that are opposite to each other, the two ends of the transfer board being disposed on the first
side plate and the second side plate, respectively, so as to divide the accommodation space into a first accommodation region
and a second accommodation region, and the transfer board comprising an electrical connection part;

a hard disk drive cage located in the first accommodation region and comprising a plurality of storage sections;
two hard disk drive trays located in the second accommodation region, the two hard disk drive trays being detachably inserted
into the electrical connection part of the transfer board;

two mother board trays located in the second accommodation region, the two mother disk trays being detachably inserted into
the electrical connection part of the transfer board so as to be electrically connected to the two hard disk drive trays by
the transfer board;

two mother boards disposed on the two mother board trays, respectively;
a plurality of first hard disk drives disposed in the storage sections of the hard disk drive cage; and
a plurality of second hard disk drives disposed in the two hard disk drive trays;
wherein all of the hard disk drive trays and the mother board trays are arranged in an array, and are interchangeably inserted
to the electrical connection part of the transfer board.

US Pat. No. 9,372,769

SERVER AND INSPECTING METHOD THEREOF

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1. A server inspecting method comprising:
starting up a server;
performing, by a basic input/output system (BIOS) of the server, a power-on self-test of the server to generate current hardware
configuration data; and

determining, by a baseboard management controller (BMC) of the server, whether preset hardware configuration data and the
current hardware configuration data match, the BMC coupled with a non-volatile memory of the server and capable of causing
the server to start up, the preset hardware configuration data stored beforehand in the non-volatile memory;

wherein when the current hardware configuration data and the preset hardware configuration data have one or more mismatches,
the BMC records the mismatch or mismatches in an event log; and

wherein the event log has a first field, a second field, and a third field, the first field associated with names of hardware
of the server, the second field associated with the preset hardware configuration data, the third field associated with the
current hardware configuration data.

US Pat. No. 9,311,710

METHOD FOR MEASURING WIDTH OF GAP OF DISPLAY MODULE

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1. A method for measuring a width of a gap of a display module, comprising steps of:
capturing a sample image of the display module from a viewpoint, the sample image comprising a frame region, an inner region
and a gap region, the frame region corresponding to a frame part of the display module, the inner region corresponding to
a display part of the display module, and the gap region corresponding to the gap between the frame part and the display part;

determining a first line segment and a second line segment in the sample image, the first line segment being a part of a boundary
between the frame region and the gap region, the second line segment being a part of a boundary between the gap region and
the inner region; and

calculating a distance between the first line segment and the second line segment to obtain the width of the gap of the display
module.

US Pat. No. 9,239,725

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR INSTALLING AN OS VIA A NETWORK CARD SUPPORTING PXE

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1. A boot method for a computer system which comprises a plurality of hardware peripherals each of which provides a basic
input output system (BIOS) boot specification (BBS) table, comprising:
establishing an order of interrupt vectors for an interruption according to an order of the BBS tables of the hardware peripherals
by the computer system when the computer system performs a power-on self-test of a BIOS;

preserving a plurality of empty spaces in a first address space of a memory in the computer system when the hardware peripherals
are being initialized, wherein the empty spaces are serial or not serial;

inserting the BBS tables into the empty spaces according to a specific order when the initialized hardware peripherals are
a plurality of first hardware peripherals, and inserting the BBS tables into the first address space except the empty spaces
sequentially when the initialized hardware peripherals are not the first hardware peripherals, to sort the BBS tables according
to a relative serial order;

enabling a second hardware peripheral of the hardware peripherals and disabling the other hardware peripherals in a setup
interface of the BIOS by the BIOS;

booting a preboot execution environment via the second hardware peripheral to selectively install a remote operating system
into one of the first hardware peripherals;

rebooting the computer system after the remote operating system is installed in to the one of the first hardware peripherals;
and

booting the remote operating system under the preboot execution environment via the first hardware peripheral, which has installed
with the remote operating system, when the second hardware peripheral boots the preboot execution environment.

US Pat. No. 9,588,542

RACK SERVER SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR AUTOMATICALLY MANAGING RACK CONFIGURATION INFORMATION

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1. A rack server system, comprising:
a plurality of servers, divided into a plurality of groups of servers;
a plurality of fan modules, wherein each fan module dissipates the heat of one of the groups of servers corresponding thereto;
a plurality of fan control boards, wherein each fan control board controls the operation of one of the fan modules corresponding
thereto, and communicates with one of the group of servers corresponding to one of the fan modules; and

a rack management controller connected to the fan control boards, detecting rack configuration information stored in the fan
control boards during the operation of the rack server system, configured to update local rack configuration information stored
in the rack management controller with the rack configuration information stored in the fan control boards when the local
rack configuration information stored in the rack management controller is different from the rack configuration information
stored in the fan control boards,

wherein when the local rack configuration information stored in the rack management controller is different from the rack
configuration information stored in the fan control boards, the rack management controller identifies a largest quantity of
identical rack configuration information stored in the fan control boards, and updates the local rack configuration information
stored in the rack management controller and the rack configuration information stored in the fan control boards with the
largest quantity of identical rack configuration information.

US Pat. No. 9,438,072

SERVER

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1. A server, comprising:
a power module, configured to supply a standby voltage under a standby mode and supply a working voltage under a working mode;
a detection circuit, coupled to the power module and configured to a working mode signal specifying whether the server is
under the standby mode or the working mode, and output a control signal according to a potential of the working mode signal;

a switching circuit, coupled to the detection circuit and the power module and configured to be supplied with the working
voltage, the standby voltage and a converted control signal generated by converting the control signal, and according to the
converted control signal, supply either the working voltage or the standby voltage;

at least one first electric component, coupled to the switching circuit and configured to work under the working mode only;
and

at least one second electric component, coupled to the switching circuit and configured to work under both of the standby
mode and the working mode,

wherein when the server is under the standby mode, the switching circuit supplies the standby voltage to the second electric
component according to the converted control signal, and when the server is under the working mode, the switching circuit
supplies the working voltage to the first electric component and the second electric component according to the converted
control signal.

US Pat. No. 9,049,131

NETWORK SYSTEM AND LOAD BALANCING METHOD

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1. A load balancing method of a network system, wherein the network system comprises a plurality of nodes and a controller,
wherein each of the plurality of nodes comprises at least one connection port, every two adjacent nodes are connected through
the connection ports to form a plurality of links, and the load balancing method comprises:
respectively transmitting identify information of the plurality of nodes and a support transmitting speed rate of the at least
one connection port of the plurality of nodes to the controller through the plurality of nodes;

the controller receiving the identify information to construct a network topology diagram and receiving the support transmitting
speed rate of the at least one connection port of the plurality of nodes;

monitoring an average data rate of the at least one connection port of the plurality of nodes through the controller;
when the average data rate of one of the at least one connection port of the plurality of nodes is in excess of a congestion
threshold, searching a packet flow with the highest data rate among the plurality of packet flows passing through the at least
one connection port of which the data rate is in excess of the congestion threshold through the controller;

performing a shortest path first algorithm according to the packet flow with the highest data rate and the network topology
diagram through the controller, wherein the computed connection ports do not include the connection port of which the average
data rate is in excess of the congestion threshold; and

acquiring a new transmitting path through the controller.

US Pat. No. 9,443,568

ELECTRONIC DEVICE AND DATA TRANSMISSION METHOD THEREOF

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1. An electronic device electrically connected to a host device, receiving a plurality of data to be transmitted, and the
electronic device comprising:
a counter for counting the number of read times that the host device reads the electronic device, and producing a read time
header corresponding to the number of read times;

a multiplexer electrically connected to the counter, for selecting a piece of transmission data in the plurality of data to
be transmitted according to the read time header, wherein each of the plurality of data to be transmitted corresponds to a
different read time header related to the varied number of read times; and

a buffer electrically connected to the counter and an output terminal of the multiplexer, for buffering the read time header
and outputting the read time header and the transmission data to the host device after receiving the transmission data,

wherein the host device decodes the read time header and the transmission data to obtain the selected data to be transmitted.

US Pat. No. 9,435,351

FAN MODULE

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1. A fan module, applied to a server including a first joint portion, the fan module comprising:
a fan body including an outlet surface, an inlet surface, a first lateral surface and a second lateral surface, wherein the
first lateral surface and the second lateral surface are opposite to each other, and the first lateral surface and the second
lateral surface are opposite to each other and both located between the outlet surface and the inlet surface;

a first metal casing comprising an air-through wall, a first lateral wall and a metal handle, the first lateral wall being
connected to a side of the air-through wall, the metal handle being connected to the first lateral wall, the air-through wall
being located on the outlet surface or the inlet surface, and the first lateral wall being mounted on the first lateral surface;

a second metal casing comprising a second lateral wall mounted on the second lateral surface; and
a plastic handle mounted on the second lateral wall, and the plastic handle including a second joint portion, for being engaged
with the first joint portion.

US Pat. No. 10,123,439

COVER AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE

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1. An electronic device, comprising:a casing having an interior space;
an electronic assembly located in the interior space; and
a cover, comprising:
a first covering member disposed on the casing and covering the interior space, and the first covering member having a pivot hole;
a second covering member having a sign and a fixing pillar, and the second covering member disposed on the first covering member;
a rotating assembly comprising a base, a pivot and a fastener, the base disposed on a side of the pivot hole, the base having a slot and a through hole which is connected to the slot, the fixing pillar spaced apart from the pivot, the pivot having a connecting end and a fixing end opposite to each other, the connecting end connected to the second covering member, the fixing end rotatably inserted into the slot, the fixing end having a threaded hole, and the fastener penetrating through the through hole and fixed to the threaded hole; and
a first positioning member and a second positioning member disposed on a side of the first covering member far away from the casing, the first positioning member and the second positioning member located on different sides of the pivot hole, and the fixing pillar being movable to be moved to the first positioning member or the second positioning member;
wherein the second covering member is rotatable with respect to the first covering member via the pivot in order to change the position of the sign.

US Pat. No. 9,600,043

SIGNAL INPUT DEVICE

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1. A signal input device, comprising:
a casing comprising at least one air-intake hole, and an accommodating space being formed inside the casing;
an input body;
a support component supporting the input body;
wherein a chamber is formed inside the support component and comprises a first through hole and a second through hole, the
first through hole is in fluid communication with an outside;

wherein the support component comprises a first surface and a second surface which are opposite to each other, the first surface
comprises a first protruding part and a first recess part, the second surface comprises a second protruding part and a second
recess part, the first protruding part is parallel to the second recess part, and the first recess part is parallel to the
second protruding part;

wherein the first protruding part, the second recess part, the first recess part and the second protruding part are arranged
radially; and

wherein both the cross-sectional surfaces of the first protruding part and the second protruding part are rectangles, a length
of each rectangle is between 2 millimeters and 5 millimeters, and a width of each rectangle is between 0.3 millimeters and
0.5 millimeters.

US Pat. No. 9,535,468

SERVER

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1. A server, comprising:
a storage module, comprising a plurality of storage units;
a connection module, coupled with the storage module;
a first expander board, comprising at least one first expander chip;
a second expander board, comprising at least one second expander chip;
a first mother board, comprising at least one first central processing unit; and
a second mother board, comprising at least one second central processing unit;
wherein the plurality of storage units are coupled with the first expander board and the second expander board, the first
expander board and the second expander board are coupled with the first mother board and the second mother board, when at
least one of the first and the second mother board operates normally and at least one of the first and the second expander
board operates normally, the at least normally-operating one of the first and the second mother board reads and writes data
in the plurality of storage units via the at least normally-operating one of the first and the second expander board;

wherein the first expander board, the second expander board, the first mother board, and the second mother board respectively
are pluggably coupled with the plurality of storage units though the connection module.

US Pat. No. 9,442,531

MOBILE DEVICE PROTECTING SYSTEM AND METHOD

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1. A mobile device protecting system applied on a mobile protecting device, comprising:
a storage module for storing a backup data of the mobile device;
a sensor module for detecting the mobile protecting device continuously by an accelerometer sensor to generate a tri-axis
acceleration data;

an analysis module for analyzing the tri-axis acceleration data, and generating a trigger signal when the tri-axis acceleration
data is according with a predetermined falling status, and driving a flexible cover and covering the flexible cover on a display
panel of the mobile device when the trigger signal has been generated; and

a backup module for transmitting the trigger signal to the mobile device, obtaining a data of the mobile device as the backup
data and storing the backup data to the storage module.

US Pat. No. 9,436,247

RACK SERVER SYSTEM

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1. A rack server system, comprising:
a plurality of server nodes;
a power supplying module configured to output a first power source; and
a rack management module, comprising:
a management module;
a detection module coupled with the power supplying module and configured to output a detection signal according to the first
power source;

an isolation module coupled with the power supplying module and the detection module and configured to receive the first power
source and according to the detection signal, determine whether to output a second power source to the management module;

an energy storage component configured to storing electricity;
a charging module coupled with the energy storage component, the isolation module, and the detection module and configured
to receive the second power source and according to the detection signal, determine whether to output a third power source
to charge the energy storage component; and

a discharging module coupled with the energy storage component, the detection module, and the management module and configured
to receive a fourth power source from the energy storage component and according to the detection signal, transfer the electricity
released from the energy storage component to provide a fifth power source to the management module;

wherein when the power supplying module operates normally, the detection module outputs the detection signal at a first voltage
level indicating that the first power source is normal, the isolation module outputs the second power source according to
the detection signal, the charging module outputs the third power source to charge the energy storage component according
to the detection signal, and the discharging module does not provide the fifth power source according to the detection signal;

when the power supplying module operates abnormally, the detection module outputs the detection signal at a second voltage
level indicating that the first power source is abnormal, the isolation module stops outputting the second power source according
to the detection signal, the charging module stops outputting the third power source to charge the energy storage component
according to the detection signal, and the discharging module provides the fifth power source according to the detection signal;

when the power supplying module operates normally, the management module receives the second power source and operates normally;
and

when the power supplying module operates abnormally, the management module receives the fifth power source and operates normally.

US Pat. No. 9,423,855

ELECTRONIC APPARATUS WITH WRITE-PROTECTION FUNCTIONALITY

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1. An electronic apparatus with a standby mode and a power-on mode, comprising:
a chip, functioning under the power-on mode;
a memory, coupled to the chip and storing firmware, wherein the chip operates according to the firmware, the memory has a
write-protection control terminal, the write-protection control terminal connects with the chip through a write-protection
control path, and when receiving an electric potential signal through the write-protection control terminal under the standby
mode, the memory turns off a write-protection function to update the firmware; and

a switch unit, located on the write-protection control path and configured to be controlled by a power-on signal related to
the power-on mode, wherein the switch unit is a transistor, a source and a drain of the transistor are respectively coupled
to the chip and the memory, and a gate of the transistor is used for receiving the power-on signal,

wherein when the electronic apparatus operates under the standby mode, the switch unit is off and the delivery of the electric
potential signal to the chip through the write-protection control path is disabled; when the electronic apparatus operates
under the power-on mode, the power-on signal enables the switch unit to be on, the write-protection control path is conducted,
the input of the electric potential signal is invalid, and the chip controls the write-protection function of the memory.

US Pat. No. 9,999,153

SERVER

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1. A server, comprising:a motherboard;
a base, being fixed on the motherboard;
a back plate, being placed upright on the base, the back plate and the base jointly forming a fan accommodating space and a hard disk accommodating space, the back plate having a first side face and a second side face, the first side face facing the fan accommodating space, the second side face facing the hard disk accommodating space, and the back plate being electrically connected to the motherboard wherein the first side face of the back plate has a first connector;
a hard disk being located in the hard disk accommodating space and electrically connected to the back plate;
a fan module being located in the fan accommodating space and electrically connected to the back plate, and the fan module being electrically connected to the motherboard via the back plate; wherein the fan module comprises a casing and a frame, the casing fixed to the frame, the fan module has a second connector electrically connectable to the first connector, and the casing has an accommodating space;
a cable assembly, the cable assembly comprising two cable connectors and a cable part connected to the two cable connectors, and the two cable connectors respectively electrically connectable to the first connector and the second connector; and
a holder fixed to the base and located in the fan accommodating space, the holder and the back plate being separated from each other, the holder and the back plate jointly form a space therebetween for cable management, one of the two cable connectors being mounted on the holder, and at least a part of the cable part being located in the space between the holder and the back plate; wherein the second connector, the cable assembly and the holder are located in the accommodating space of the casing.

US Pat. No. 9,524,004

WEARABLE DISPLAY DEVICE

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1. A wearable display device, comprising:
a flexible display comprising at least one folded line, the flexible display being for being bent along the at least one folded
line to remain in an extended state or a folded state, when remaining in the extended state, the flexible display has a first
display screen, when remaining in the folded state, the flexible display has a second display screen, and the first display
screen being larger than the second display screen; and

a first engaging member and a second engaging member disposed on two sides of the flexible display opposite to each other,
respectively, and the first engaging member corresponding to the second engaging member;

wherein, when the flexible display is folded from the extended state to the folded state, the first engaging member is for
being fastened to the second engaging member, and the flexible display is bent and surround to form a wearing space.

US Pat. No. 9,336,011

SERVER AND BOOTING METHOD

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1. A server, comprising:
a basic input output system (BIOS), stored in a BIOS chip and configured to output a booting signal;
a plurality of central processing units (CPUs), each being configured to receive the booting signal to execute a booting program,
and output a successful signal after being booted; and

a control unit, coupled between the BIOS chip and the CPUs and configured to receive the successful signal to control a connection
between the BIOS chip and each of the CPUs,

wherein, when the control unit receives the successful signal, the control unit replaces a connection between the BIOS chip
and current one of the CPUs with a new connection between the BIOS chip and next one of the CPUs according to the successful
signal, and then the next CPU receives the booting signal to execute the booting program.

US Pat. No. 9,214,745

FIXTURE FOR ELECTRONIC DEVICE

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1. A fixture for electronic device, which is utilized to fix at least a first electronic device, at least a second electronic
device, a backplane, and a transfer board on a motherboard, wherein the motherboard is disposed on a tray, and the motherboard
includes at least a central processing unit and a connection port, the fixture comprising:
a first frame, fixed to a tray, the backplane being disposed on the first frame, and the first electronic device being connected
to the backplane and set in the first frame such that the first electronic device is electrically connected the motherboard
through the backplane by a cable; and

a second frame, pivotally connected to the first frame, the transfer board being fixed to the second frame, the second electronic
device being connected to the transfer board and assembled into the second frame, the second frame being fixed onto the tray
and the transfer board being connected to the connection port of the motherboard when the second frame is located in a first
position, so as to make the second electronic device electrically connect to the motherboard through the transfer board;

wherein, when the second frame rotates from the first position to a second position, the transfer board is pulled out from
the connection port for user to change the second electronic device.

US Pat. No. 9,482,219

HEAT DISSIPATION MODULE

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1. A heat dissipation module, comprising:
two electro-magnetic members configured for generating two periodic magnetic fields;
an elastic member including two free ends and a plurality of blades for expanding and closing, and the plurality of blades
being located between the two free ends; and

two magnetic members disposed on the two free ends of the elastic member and configured for reciprocating due to being magnetically
induced by the two periodic magnetic fields so as to drive the plurality of blades to produce an air current.

US Pat. No. 9,235,246

COMPUTING DEVICE AND POWER SUPPLY METHOD OF CONNECTION MODULE

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1. A computing device, comprising:
a connection module, comprising:
a detection unit configured to detect whether the connection module is connected with an external peripheral device, so as
to generate a detection signal; and

a power switch configured to receive a power switching signal, so as to provide a rated voltage to the connection module according
to the power switching signal;

a processing unit and a logic expansion unit, wherein the processing unit and the logic expansion unit are coupled to each
other, and when the computing device is at a normal mode, the processing unit provides the power switching signal, acquires
a connection status between the connection module and the external peripheral device, and controls the logic expansion unit
to record the connection status; and

a switching unit coupled to the processing unit and the logic expansion unit and configured to switch the power switching
signal provided by the processing unit and the logic expansion unit according to which mode, the normal mode or a power saving
mode, the computing device is under;

wherein when the computing device is converted from the normal mode to the power saving mode, the logic expansion unit provides
the power switching signal according to the connection status, such that the power switch stop providing electric power to
the connection module which is not connected with the external peripheral device, and wherein the logic expansion unit continuously
receives the electric power when the computing device is in the power saving mode.

US Pat. No. 9,215,601

REFERENCE NODE ARRANGEMENT SYSTEM AND METHOD

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1. A reference node arrangement system used in a ZigBee, comprising:
a receiving module, receiving a planar diagram;
a converting module, converting the planar diagram to a geometrical graph and converting the geometrical graph into a composition
of a plurality of equilateral hexagons so that an area composed of the plurality of equilateral hexagons covers an area of
the geometrical graph, wherein each of the plurality of equilateral hexagons has a same apex and the plurality of equilateral
hexagons are six equilateral triangles adjacent thereto;

an arranging module, arranging a reference node on each of a plurality of apexes of the each of the six equilateral triangles
so that three adjacent ones among the plurality of equilateral hexagons have a same reference node, and arranging a gateway
on the same reference node; and

a display module, displaying the arranged reference node on each of a plurality of apexes of each of the six equilateral triangles
and the gateway on the planar diagram.

US Pat. No. 9,058,150

SERVER

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1. A server, for being disposed in a server cabinet removably, the server cabinet comprising a power supply, an electrically
conductive component, a rack management controller and a signal connecting base, the power supply being electrically connected
to the conductive component, the rack management controller being electrically connected to the signal connecting base, the
signal connecting base including a plurality of connectors, the server comprising:
a shell;
a mother board disposed in the shell;
a power input port disposed on a side of the shell and electrically connected to the mother board, wherein the power input
port is used for being electrically connected to the electrically conductive component to input power to the mother board;
and

a connecting element disposed on the power input port and electrically connected to the mother board, wherein the connecting
element is used for being connected to one of the connectors to make the mother board communicate with the rack management
controller such that the rack management controller determines the position of the server in the server cabinet according
to the communication, and wherein with the server removed from the server cabinet, the power input port and the connecting
element are separated from the electrically conductive component and the one of the connectors, respectively, to stop the
electrical connection.

US Pat. No. 9,194,396

FAN MODULE

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1. A fan module for being disposed inside a case of an electronic device, the fan module comprising:
a case body comprising a first case unit, a sidewall and a second case unit, the sidewall being connected between the first
case unit and the second case unit to form an accommodating space together, at least one of the first case unit or the second
case unit having an air inlet, and the sidewall having an air outlet and an adjusting opening;

a blade assembly disposed inside the accommodating space;
a stopping plate disposed on the sidewall and being used for opening or closing the adjusting opening;
an adjusting element movably disposed on a side of the stopping plate and being used for pressing against the stopping plate,
the adjusting element being used for moving between a first position and a second position; and

a socket disposed on the sidewall or the case of the electronic device, the socket extending from the first case unit toward
the second case unit, the adjusting element being movably inserted into the socket, the adjusting element being used for moving
between the first position and the second position inside the socket,

wherein the adjusting element is a tapered object, and an outer diameter of the adjusting element is decreased toward a direction
of inserting into the socket; and

wherein when the adjusting element moves from the first position toward the second position, the adjusting element pushes
against the stopping plate and makes an end of the stopping plate to be offset toward the blade assembly, and produces a gap
between the stopping plate and the sidewall.

US Pat. No. 9,091,273

CONTROLLING CIRCUIT FOR OUTPUTTING A SQUARE WAVE SIGNAL TO CONTROL A FAN ROTATING SPEED

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1. A controlling circuit for outputting a square wave signal to control a fan rotating speed, comprising:
a time-delaying adjustment circuit, comprising a first circuit branch and a second circuit branch in parallel, the first circuit
branch comprising a first resistor, the second circuit branch comprising a second resistor, and the time-delaying circuit
being grounded through a capacitor; and

an outputting unit, for continuously outputting the square wave signal to control the fan rotating speed, an output end of
the outputting unit connected to a control end thereof and the capacitor both through the time-delaying adjustment circuit,
and the time-delaying adjustment circuit and the grounded capacitor forming a resistor-capacitor time-delaying circuit for
the outputting unit,

wherein the second circuit branch is unilaterally conducting on and has a first state and a second state, and the first state
being a conducting on state and the second state being an open state or the first state being an open state and the second
state being a conducting on state; when the output end outputs a high level, the second circuit branch is at the first state
and the capacitor is charged through a time delayed by the resistance-capacitance time-delaying circuit, so that a level of
the control end increases gradually to the high level to make the output end change to output a low level; when the output
end outputs the low level, the second circuit branch is at the second state and the capacitor is discharged through a time
delayed by the resistance-capacitance delaying circuit so that the level of the control end decreases gradually to the low
level to make the output end change to output the high level; an equivalent resistance of the first and second circuit branches
in parallel when the output end outputs the high level is different from an equivalent resistance of the first and second
circuit branches in parallel when the output end outputs the low level, leading to a time constant of the resistance-capacitance
time-delaying circuit when the output end outputs the high level is different from a time constant of the resistance-capacitance
time-delaying circuit when the output end outputs the low level, so that the square signal output by the output end has a
duty-ratio being other than 50%.

US Pat. No. 10,165,674

CIRCUIT BOARD AND ELECTROMAGNETIC BANDGAP STRUCTURE THEREOF

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1. A circuit board, comprising:a dielectric layer;
a conductive layer disposed on a surface of the dielectric layer; and
an electromagnetic bandgap structure disposed inside the dielectric layer, the electromagnetic bandgap structure comprising a via and a signal suppression board, two opposite ends of the via respectively connected to the conductive layer and the signal suppression board, and the signal suppression board having at least one hollow pattern;
wherein each of the at least one hollow pattern of the signal suppression board has a first L-shaped channel and a second L-shaped channel surrounding the via, the first L-shaped channel has a first wide extension portion and a first narrow extension portion connected to each other, the second L-shaped channel has a second wide extension portion and a second narrow extension portion connected to each other, the first wide extension portion and the second wide extension portion are respectively located at two opposite sides of the via, the first narrow extension portion and the second narrow extension portion are respectively located at another two opposite sides of the via, the first narrow extension portion is connected to the second wide extension portion, and an end of the first wide extension portion away from the first narrow extension portion is separated apart from the second narrow extension portion.

US Pat. No. 9,461,382

ELECTRONIC DEVICE AND FASTENING MODULE THEREOF

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1. An electronic device, comprising:
a case;
a mother board disposed on the case;
at least one fixing component fixed to the mother board;
a fastening module, comprising:
a circuit board electrically connected to the mother board, the circuit board and the mother board being fixed to the both
ends of the fixing component respectively, the circuit board having a sliding groove, a top surface and a bottom surface,
the top surface and the bottom surface being opposite to each other, and the sliding groove extending through the top surface
and the bottom surface of the circuit board;

a first connector fixed to the top surface of the circuit board;
a second connector fixed to the bottom surface of the circuit board; and
a fastening component comprising a sliding portion, a first fastening portion and a second fastening portion, the first fastening
portion and the second fastening portion being fixed to the both sides of the sliding portion, respectively, and the first
fastening portion corresponding to the first connector, the second fastening portion corresponding to the second connector,
the sliding portion being slidably disposed in the sliding groove so as to adjust a distance between the first fastening portion
and the first connector and a distance between the second fastening portion and the second connector; and

at least one interface card having a first end and a second end that are opposite to each other, the first end of the interface
card being selectively inserted into the first connector or the second connector so as to be electrically connected to the
circuit board, and the second end of the interface card being selectively fastened to the first fastening portion or the second
fastening portion so that the interface card is interposed between the first connector and the first fastening portion or
between the second connector and the second fastening portion.

US Pat. No. 9,382,919

FAN BLADE STRUCTURE

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1. A fan blade structure, comprising:
a hub having a top surface and a flank connected to the top surface;
an annular partition surrounding the hub;
a first blade group disposed on one side of the annular partition, the first blade group comprising a first blade array and
a second blade array, the first blade array comprising a plurality of first blades, the second blade array comprising a plurality
of second blades, and the clearance between the two first blades adjacent to each other being less than that between the two
second blades adjacent to each other; and

a second blade group disposed on another side of the annular partition, the second blade group comprising a third blade array
and a fourth blade array, the third blade array comprising a plurality of third blades, the fourth blade array comprising
a plurality of fourth blades, and the clearance between the two third blades adjacent to each other being less than that between
the two fourth blades adjacent to each other,

wherein each of the plurality of first blades has a free end relatively away from the hub, and the annular partition extends
from the free end towards the hub; and

wherein the projection of the first blade array onto the annular partition at least partially overlaps the projection of the
fourth blade array onto the annular partition, and the projection of the second blade array onto the annular partition at
least partially overlaps the projection of the third blade array onto the annular partition.

US Pat. No. 9,348,375

TOOL-LESS MOUNTING DEVICE FOR HARD DISK DRIVE

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1. A tool-less mounting device for hard disk drive (HDD), suitable to be installed in a HDD mounting bracket of a server,
the HDD mounting bracket comprising a circuit board equipped with a connector, the tool-less mounting device for HDD comprising:
a tray, comprising one base and two sidewalls, with the two sidewalls standing on opposite sides of the base, forming an installation
space;

one or more flexible members, each flexible member with one side as a fixed portion and the other side bended by an angle
and extended as an arm, the fixed portion being fastened to the sidewall along the direction it extends, the arm being installed
with a dowel pin and a round portion on the end, with the dowel pin installed facing inside of the tray;

a backplane, installed on the base between the two sidewalls, with one or more first connectors and a second connector; and
one or more HDDs, installed in the installation space and coupled to the first connector of the backplane;
wherein when the tool-less mounting device for HDD is inserted in the HDD mounting bracket along a first direction, the arm
of the flexible member gradually changes from opening outwardly to closing inwardly due to elastic deformation as it touches
the sidewall of the HDD mounting bracket and is gradually pressured; the arm of the flexible member closes when it is inserted
into the sidewall of the HDD mounting bracket, with the dowel pin of the flexible member dowels one aligning hole of the HDD,
and fastens the HDD on the tray, so that the second connector of the backplane is inserted in and coupled to the connector
of the circuit board of the HDD mounting bracket;

when the tool-less mounting device for HDD is extracted from the HDD mounting bracket along a second direction, the round
portion of the flexible member assists the tool-less mounting device for HDD to slide out of the sidewalls of the HDD mounting
bracket; the arm of the flexible member changes from closing inwardly to opening outwardly due to elastic deformation as it
is detached from the HDD mounting bracket, and opens outwardly when it is removed from the sidewalls of the HDD mounting bracket;
the second connector of the backplane is extracted and decoupled from the connector on the circuit board of the HDD mounting
bracket; the dowel pin is detached from the aligning hole of the HDD and unfastens the HDD.

US Pat. No. 9,237,026

REMOTE NOTIFICATION METHOD

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1. A remote notification method, comprising:
through the Internet, receiving user information sent by an application program executed in a first communication device;
setting a remote notification mode according to the user information;
receiving a startup command sent by a terminal device;
receiving a message sent by the application program through the Internet; and
sending out the message according to the remote notification mode.

US Pat. No. 9,645,961

VIRTUAL MEDIA APPARATUS OF A SERVER AND ACCESS METHOD THEREOF

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1. A server system, comprising:
a plurality of base boards connected in series, each base board connected to a plurality of virtual media apparatus, wherein
each of the virtual media apparatus comprises:

a plurality of system-on-chips;
a switch unit coupling with the system-on-chips through a serial bus;
a control unit coupling with the switch unit to transform a serial signal to an intranet signal; and
a programmable module coupling with the switch unit and the control unit to receive a control signal generated by the control
unit and generate a selecting signal according to the control signal, wherein the selecting signal is transferred to the switch
unit to select one of the system-on-chips to be connected to the control unit.

US Pat. No. 9,619,359

SERVER AND DEVICE FOR ANALYZING A SIGNAL THEREOF

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1. A server, comprising:
a mother board;
a central processing unit (CPU) disposed on the mother board;
a plurality of hard disk drives (HDDs);
a HDD backplane coupled with the plurality of HDDs;
an interposer board coupled to the mother board and the HDD backplane;
at least one jumper disposed on the HDD backplane;
a logic array coupled to the at least one jumper, disposed on the HDD backplane, comprising a plurality of analyzing modules,
and configured to select one of the plurality of analyzing modules according to a configuration of the at least one jumper
and receive an input signal; and the selected analyzing module configured to analyze the input signal to produce a decoded
signal;

a storage controller disposed on the interposer board, coupled to the CPU and the plurality of HDDs, and configured to transmit
the input signal to the logic array; and

a plurality of indicators disposed on the HDD backplane and configured to display working status of the plurality of HDDs
according to the decoded signal.

US Pat. No. 9,600,370

SERVER SYSTEM

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1. A server system, comprising:
a first BIOS chip;
a second BIOS chip;
a platform controller electrically connected to a first multi-way selector, the first multi-way selector being electrically
connected to the first BIOS chip and the second BIOS chip; and

a baseboard management controller electrically connected to a second multi-way selector, the second multi-way selector being
electrically connected to the first BIOS chip and the second BIOS chip;

wherein the platform controller is electrically connected to the baseboard management controller, for communication of control
messages;

wherein the platform controller comprises at least one first GPIO pin electrically connected to a selection pin of the first
multi-way selector, and the baseboard management controller comprises at least one second GPIO pin electrically connected
to a selection pin of the second multi-way selector;

wherein each of the first multi-way selector and the second multi-way selector comprises a plurality sets of output pins,
and a gating signal of either of the first multi-way selector and the second multi-way selector is preset as an effective
signal for selecting a first set of the output pins among the plural sets;

wherein the platform controller communicates with the first multi-way selector through a first SPI signal and at least one
first GPIO signal, and the baseboard management controller communicates with the second multi-way selector through a second
SPI signal and at least one second GPIO signal;

wherein the platform controller selectively turns on the gating, signal of the first multi-way selector through the first
GPIO signal so as to transmit the first SPI signal to either the first BIOS chip or the second BIOS chip, the baseboard management
controller selectively turns on the gating signal of the second multi-way selector through the second GPIO signal so as to
transmit the second SPI signal to either the first BIOS chip or the second BIOS chip, and when the platform controller selectively
turns on the gating signal of the first multi-way selector through the first GPIO signal, the baseboard management controller
prohibits the grating signal of the second multi-way selector from being selectively turned on, by way of the second GPIO
signal.

US Pat. No. 9,495,003

SERVER STORING DATA AND CONTROL INFORMATION FOR REPOWERING OPERATION

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1. A server, comprising:
a control module, electrically connected to a storage device for controlling the storage device, and the control module comprising:
a high-speed buffer, utilized for storing data and control information of the storage device and the control module;
a power-supply unit, outputting a first power;
a storage unit, electrically connected to the power-supply unit for receiving the first power and outputting a second power
and comprising:

a battery management module, utilized for managing charging and discharging of the storage unit;
an input power management module, utilized for managing amount of power supplied from the first power to the storage unit
so as to prevent overcharge;

an output power management module, controlled by the battery management module to turn on or cut off the outputted second
power; and

a battery module, utilized for storing power;
a switch unit, electrically connected to the power-supply unit, the storage unit, and the control module, for receiving the
first power and the second power and outputting a third power to charge the control module, and the switch unit isolating
the first power from the second power to prevent leaky current; and

a connector, the storage unit being electrically connected to the connector and further electrically connected to the power-supply
unit and the switch unit through the connector such that the storage unit supports plug-in/pull-out operation through the
connector;

wherein when the server is powered on, the battery management module controls the charging from the first power to the battery
set based on amount of power stored in the battery set and monitors temperature of the battery set, and when the server is
powered off, the battery management module turns on the output power management module to output the second power based on
a storage unit trigger signal; and

wherein when the server is powered on, the first power is utilized to charge the storage unit and received by the switch unit
to output the third power, when the server is powered off, the storage unit is triggered to output the second power and the
switch unit receives the second power and outputs the third power, the control module is utilized to control the high-speed
buffer to store the data and the control information of the storage device and the control module, and when the server is
powered on again, the control module continually works according to the data and the control information stored in the high-speed
buffer.

US Pat. No. 9,411,771

SERVER SYSTEM FOR SWITCHING MASTER AND SLAVE DEVICES

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1. A server system, comprising:
a baseboard management controller;
a plurality of calculation modules, each of the calculation modules comprising:
a system on chip;
a plurality of slave devices; and
a switch connected with the baseboard management controller, the system on chip and the slave devices;
wherein the baseboard management controller and the system on chip are master devices of an I2C bus, and the slave devices
are slave devices of an I2C bus,

wherein the switch not only selects one of the baseboard management controller and the system on chip but also selects one
of the slave devices to be connected together;

wherein the switch transfers an address included signal to select one of the slave devices to be connected with the switch,
and the switch switches between the baseboard management controller and the system on chip according to a control signal to
make one of the baseboard management controller and the system on chip be connected with one of the slave devices.

US Pat. No. 9,710,334

AUTOMATIC RESTART SERVER SYSTEM

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1. A server system, comprising:
a first BIOS (Basic Input/Output System) chip;
a second BIOS chip;
a BMC (Baseboard Management Controller) electrically connected with a multiplexer, the multiplexer being directly electrically
connected with the first BIOS chip and the second BIOS chip, the BMC electrically being directly connected with the first
BIOS chip and the second BIOS chip; and

a platform controller, electrically connected with the BMC;
wherein in a preset mode, the platform controller is conductively and indirectly connected with the first BIOS chip through
the BMC and the multiplexer so that the server system is activated by the first BIOS chip; upon detecting a failure of a POST
(Power-on self-test) initialization of the first BIOS chip, the BMC transmits a control command to the multiplexer so as to
make the platform controller conductively connecting with the second BIOS chip through the BMC and the multiplexer so that
the server system is activated by the second BIOS chip.

US Pat. No. 9,648,648

WIRELESS DEVICE SYSTEM AND PAIRING METHOD

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1. A paring method of a wireless device system, comprising:
when a wireless device and an electronic device are touched to generate a knocking wave, encoding the knocking wave to generate
a pairing request code by the wireless device, wherein the electronic device determines whether a frequency of a lighting
change in response to at least one touch between the wireless device and the electronic device is equal to a frequency of
the knocking wave, so as to determine whether wirelessly connecting to the wireless device;

when the frequency of the lighting change is equal to the frequency of the knocking wave, encoding the knocking wave to generate
a detecting code by the electronic device; and

receiving the pairing request code by the electronic device, and determining whether the pairing request code matches the
detecting code, so that when the pairing request code matches the detecting code, the electronic device wirelessly connects
to the wireless device.

US Pat. No. 9,588,918

STORAGE CONTROL DEVICES AND METHOD THEREFOR TO INVOKE ADDRESS THEREOF

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1. A storage control device, comprising:
a storage control module coupled between a central processing unit (CPU) and a plurality of hard disk drives; and
a memory module coupled with the storage control module, comprising:
an address memory area for storing a first Serial Attached SCSI (SAS) address of the storage control module; and
a firmware memory area for storing a firmware of the storage control module;
wherein the firmware has an invoking unit and the storage control module is for executing the invoking unit to invoke the
first SAS address to facilitate data communication, when updating the firmware, a new firmware is written into the firmware
memory area and the first SAS address in the address memory area is unchanged, and the new version firmware has another invoking
unit, and the storage control module is further used to execute the another invoking unit to invoke the first SAS address.

US Pat. No. 9,588,932

STORAGE CONTROL DEVICES AND INVOKING METHOD THEREOF

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1. A storage control device, comprising:
a storage control module comprising at least one general-purpose input/output (GPIO) port and coupled between a central processing
unit and a plurality of hard disk drives; and

a memory module coupled with the storage control module and keeping a plurality of configuration files and a firmware, the
firmware configured for being executed by the storage control module;

wherein the memory module comprises a plurality of first memory areas, a second memory area, and a third memory area, the
configuration files are each correspondingly kept in the first memory areas, the firmware is kept in the second memory area,
the third memory area is configured for keeping a Serial Attached SCSI (SAS) address of the storage control module, the storage
control module selects, according to whether the at least one GPIO port is at a logical high electric potential or a logical
low electric potential, one of the configuration files to configure the firmware, and the storage control module further invokes
the SAS address to operate.

US Pat. No. 9,568,959

COMPUTING APPARATUS

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1. A computing apparatus, comprising:
a baseplate having a bottom surface that has a first side and a second side opposite to the first side along a first direction,
and has a first component layout region, a second component layout region, and a connection component layout region, the first
component layout region extending from the first side of the bottom surface to the second side of the bottom surface, and
the connection component layout region being farther from the first side of the bottom surface than the first and second component
layout regions;

a first mother board module drawably disposed at the first component layout region of the bottom surface and comprising:
a first tray disposed at the first component layout region of the bottom surface;
a first mother board disposed on the first tray and comprising a first central processing unit, a first electric connection
port, and a second electric connection port;

a first middle plate electrically connected to the first mother board, comprising a third electric connection port, disposed
on the first tray, and being farther from the first side of the bottom surface than the first mother board;

a first control board comprising a first serial transmission interface connection port and selectively disposed on either
the first mother board or the first middle plate so that the first serial transmission interface connection port is selectively
coupled to either the first electric connection port or the third electric connection port; and

a first electronic hard disk drive (SATA DOM, Serial ATA Disk on Module) disposed on either the first mother board or the
first middle plate selectively and comprising a first serial bus connection port that is coupled to the second electric connection
port when the first electronic hard disk drive is on the first mother board; and

a connection module disposed at the connection component layout region of the baseplate and electrically connected to the
first mother board module so that the first mother board module is capable of performing external communication through the
connection module.

US Pat. No. 9,513,986

SIGNAL AUTO-TUNING SYSTEM AND METHOD OF USING THE SAME

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1. A signal auto-tuning system, comprising:
a host;
a controller configured to receive/transmit a signal with relation to the host;
an expander configured to connect with the controller and to receive/transmit a first signal with relation to the controller;
and

at least one storage unit configured to store data and to receive/transmit at least one second signal with relation to the
expander,

wherein the expander comprises a first error counting unit, at least one second error counting unit, an error-count temporary
table, an error-count evaluating unit, and an adjusting unit, the first error counting unit is configured to count a first
retransmission count of the first signal for a first interval, the at least one second error counting unit is configured to
count at least one second retransmission count of the at least one second signal for a second interval, the error-count temporary
table is configured to respectively store the first retransmission count and the at least one second retransmission count,
the error-count evaluating unit is configured to respectively determine whether the first retransmission count and the at
least one second retransmission count is abnormal or not, and the adjusting unit is configured to determine whether to adjust
the first signal and the at least one second signal, based on a result determined by the error-count evaluating unit;

wherein the expander further comprises a signal evaluating unit configured to determine whether the first signal is higher
than a first preset maximum signal and whether the at least one second signal is higher than a second preset maximum signal;
and

wherein the host further comprises an output unit configured to output a message indicative of the controller malfunctioning
when the first signal is higher than the first preset maximum signal, and to output another message indicative of the at least
one storage unit malfunctioning when the at least one second signal is higher than the second preset maximum signal.

US Pat. No. 9,363,627

RACK SERVER SYSTEM

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1. A rack server system, comprising:
a rack management control unit, comprising:
a rack management control module, configured to manage the rack server system, and generate a first serial communication signal;
and

a first ZigBee communication module electrically coupled with the rack management control module, the first ZigBee communication
module being configured to transform the first serial communication signal into a first wireless signal;

at least one server node, comprising:
a baseboard management control module, configured to manage the server node, and generate a second serial communication signal;
a second ZigBee communication module electrically coupled with the baseboard management control module, the second ZigBee
communication module being configured to transform the second serial communication signal into a second wireless signal; and

a power node, comprising:
a power control module, configured to generate a power status signal; and
a third ZigBee communication module electrically coupled with the power control module, the third ZigBee communication module
being configured to receive the power status signal and generate a third wireless signal, wherein the first wireless signal
and the third wireless signal are transmitted between the first ZigBee communication module and the third ZigBee communication
module, and the second wireless signal and the third wireless signal are transmitted between the second ZigBee communication
module and the third ZigBee communication module.

US Pat. No. 10,073,497

DISPLAY DEVICE

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1. A display device, comprising:a first housing having a back cover;
a display module disposed in the first housing, and having a first surface capable of display images and a second surface opposite to the first surface, wherein the display module comprises a display circuit board, and the second surface faces towards the back cover;
a system circuit board;
a first wireless transmission circuit board electrically connected to the system circuit board; and
a second wireless transmission circuit board electrically connected to the display circuit board, wherein the first wireless transmission circuit board is configured to wirelessly transmit a first signal and a first voltage to the second wireless transmission circuit board.

US Pat. No. 9,727,104

VARIOUS PSUS ADAPTIVE SERVER AND METHOD

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1. A various power supply units (PSUs) adaptive method applied to a server comprising a management module of a base plate
management controller, comprising steps of:
pre-setting a plurality of association information sets, each corresponding to a model of one of a plurality of PSUs and each
model corresponding to a different bus address and a control protocol for the model of the one of the plurality of PSUs in
the management module;

arranging at least one of the plurality of PSUs in the server, and setting the bus address according to the model of each
of the plurality of PSUs corresponding thereto;

sending a detection command by the management module to the plurality of bus address to request a response from the plurality
of PSUs corresponding thereto, after the server is powered up, to wait for the response from the plurality of PSUs, identifying
the model of each of at least one of the plurality of PSUs according to the bus address from the response sending back the
identified model information;

controlling the PSU to supply an electric power to the server by the management module according to the control protocol corresponding
to the model; and

sending a shut-down command to shut down the server, when no response from any one of the plurality of PSUs occurs.

US Pat. No. 9,954,293

CIRCUIT BOARD ASSEMBLY

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1. A circuit board assembly, comprising:a circuit board, having at least one electrical connecting area and at least one positioning hole adjacent to the electrical connecting area;
at least one metal sheet, being adapted to solder to the electrical connecting area and having at least one positioning portion and at least one metal sheet hole;
at least one bus, having a connecting portion, the connecting portion is corresponding to the metal sheet, and the bus has at least one fixed screwing hole, the fixed screwing hole is corresponding to the metal sheet hole; and
at least one fixed member, locking the metal sheet and the bus via the metal sheet hole and the fixed screwing hole for making an electrical connection between the metal sheet and the bus;
wherein the positioning portion is wedged in the positioning hole.

US Pat. No. 9,697,165

SERVER SYSTEM FOR SYNCHRONIZING MEMORY DATA OF MOTHERBOARDS

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1. A server system, comprising:
a first motherboard having at least one first processor module and at least one first memory module, wherein the at least
one first processor module is electrically coupled to the at least one first memory module by way of a memory transmission
channel;

a second motherboard having at least one second processor module and at least one second memory module, wherein the at least
one second processor module is electrically coupled to the at least one second memory module by way of a memory transmission
channel;

a first back plate having at least one first peripheral component interconnect express (PCIE) switch chip and at least one
second PCIE switch chip, wherein the at least one first PCIE switch chip is electrically coupled to the at least one second
PCIE switch chip by way of a plurality of PCIE transmission channels;

wherein the at least one first processor module is electrically coupled to the at least one first PCIE switch chip by way
of the PCIE transmission channels, the at least one second processor module is electrically coupled to the at least one second
PCIE switch chip by way of the PCIE transmission channels, the at least one first processor module converts memory data of
the at least one first memory module into PCIE packet data to be transmitted to the at least one second processor module via
the at least one first PCIE switch chip and the at least one second PCIE switch chip sequentially, and the at least one second
processor module transforms the received PCIE packet data into memory data of the at least one second memory module for synchronizing
the memory data of the at least one first memory module of the first motherboard with the memory data of the at least one
second memory module of the second motherboard;

a third motherboard having at least one third processor module and at least one third memory module, wherein the at least
one third processor module is electrically coupled to the at least one third memory module by way of the memory transmission
channel;

a second back plate having at least one third PCIE switch chip and at least one fourth PCIE switch chip, wherein the at least
one third PCIE switch chip is electrically coupled to the at least one fourth PCIE switch chip by way of the PCIE transmission
channel; and

a third back plate having at least one fifth PCIE switch chip and at least one sixth PCIE switch chip, wherein the at least
one fifth PCIE switch chip is electrically coupled to the at least one sixth PCIE switch chip by way of the PCIE transmission
channel;

wherein the at least one first processor module is electrically coupled to the at least one third PCIE switch chip by way
of the PCIE transmission channel, the at least one third processor module is electrically coupled to the at least one fourth
PCIE switch chip by way of the PCIE transmission channel, the at least one first processor module converts the memory data
of the at least one first memory module into PCIE packet data to be transmitted to the at least one third processor module
via the at least one third PCIE switch chip and the at least one fourth PCIE switch chip sequentially, and the at least one
third processor module transforms the received PCIE packet data into the memory data of the at least one third memory module
for synchronizing the memory data of the at least one first memory module of the first motherboard with the memory data of
the at least one third memory module of the third motherboard; and

wherein the at least one second processor module is electrically coupled to the at least one fifth PCIE switch chip by way
of the PCIE transmission channel, the at least one third processor module is electrically coupled to the at least one sixth
PCIE switch chip by way of the PCIE transmission channel, the at least one second processor module converts the memory data
of the at least one second memory module into PCIE packet data to be transmitted to the at least one third processor module
via the at least one fifth PCIE switch chip and the at least one sixth PCIE switch chip sequentially, and the at least one
third processor module transforms the received PCIE packet data into the memory data of the at least one third memory module
for synchronizing the memory data of the at least one second memory module of the second motherboard with the memory data
of the at least one third memory module of the third motherboard.

US Pat. No. 9,588,929

PCI-E STANDARD SELECTION SETTING SYSTEM AND MICROSERVER

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1. A microserver, comprising:
at least one system on chip (SOC), each having a first peripheral component interface-express (PCI-E) port;
a PCI-E control chip, having a plurality of second PCI-E ports, each electrically connected to the first PCI-E port corresponding
thereto, and generating a first selection signal; and

at least one storage element, each directly electrically connected between the PCI-E control chip and a selection controller,
and having an arrangement setting stored therein

wherein the selection controller directly receives one said first selection signal from the PCI-E control chip to generate
a plurality of second selection signals,

wherein each of the plurality of second selection signals corresponds to one said storage element to control the arrangement
setting stored in the storage element, the arrangement setting arranging only one of the plurality of second PCI-E ports as
an upstream PCI-E port, and the upstream PCI-E port being electrically connected to the first PCI-E port for data transmission
therebetween.

US Pat. No. 9,763,362

SERVER INCLUDING AN ARRANGEMENT OF DEVICES THEREIN

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1. A server adapted to a server cabinet, the server cabinet comprising a fan assembly and a power supply, the server comprising:
a chassis having a bottom plate, a first side plate and a second side plate, the first side plate and the second side plate
respectively disposed on two opposite sides of the bottom plate;

a main board module disposed on the bottom plate and placed along the first side plate;
a data storage module disposed on the bottom plate and placed along the second side plate for accommodating a plurality of
hard drives, each of the plurality of hard drives is insertable into and removable from the data storage module along a first
direction;

a signal-transferring module disposed on the bottom plate and placed along the first side plate, the signal-transferring module
located at the back of the main board module, the signal-transferring module electrically connected between the main board
module and the data storage module; and

a docking module disposed on the bottom plate, the docking module electrically connected to the data storage module and the
signal-transferring module, the docking module connectable to the power supply and the fan assembly of the server cabinet
for heat dissipation and receiving electrical energy;

wherein, the data storage module is operatable by being connected to the docking module, the signal-transferring module and
the main board module.

US Pat. No. 9,727,090

PORTABLE ELECTRONIC APPARATUS

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1. A portable electronic apparatus, comprising:
a display component, comprising an interlocking structure;
a base, comprising a pivotally-connected portion, the pivotally-connected portion pivotally connected to the display component;
a keyboard component, disposed on the base, and configured to move toward or away from the base, wherein the keyboard component
further comprises a plurality of buttons disposed on a side of the keyboard component away from the base, the keyboard component
further comprises a base plate having at least one through hole; and

a slidable structure disposed between the base and the keyboard component, and configured to slide relative to the base, wherein
the slidable structure comprises at least one first protruding portion, protruding along a side of the slidable structure
away from the base, wherein

when the display component is rotated away from the base, and the portable electronic apparatus is transformed into an open
statue, the interlocking structure of the display component is actuated by the rotated display component, and configured to
drive the slidable structure to slide away from the pivotally-connected portion, moved relative to the base, subsequently,
the first protruding portion of the slidable structure pushes the keyboard component moving away from the base,

when the display component is abutted against a top surface of the base, the first protruding portion is inserted into the
through hole,

when the slidable structure slides away from the pivotally-connected portion, the first protruding portion is departed from
the through hole, and moved between the base plate and the base, to drive the keyboard component moved away from the base.

US Pat. No. 9,709,624

AUTOMATIC TEST SYSTEM AND METHOD

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1. An automatic test system, comprising:
a smart interaction device, receiving a first control signal and scanning a barcode of a unit under test, taking a picture
of the unit under test, recording a sound generated by the unit under test and playing a sound preset in the smart interaction
device according to the first control signal;

a fixture device, receiving a second control signal and moving the smart interaction device installed therein according to
the second control signal;

a test terminal, receiving and executing a test script to automatically test the unit under test, and verifying the barcode,
picture and sound of the unit under test received from the smart interaction device to generate a test result; and

a server, transmitting the test script pre-stored in the test script to the test terminal, generating the first and second
control signals, and transmitting the first and second control signals to the smart interaction device and the fixture device,
respectively.

US Pat. No. 9,521,051

METHOD FOR HANDLING INVALID PACKET

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1. A method for handling an invalid packet for a blade server, comprising:
identifying whether a packet is valid;
when the packet is identified as invalid, comparing the invalid packet with a plurality of packet data stored in a storage
module;

when the invalid packet is similar to a first packet datum among the plurality of packet data, executing a command indicated
by the first packet datum; and

ignoring the invalid packet when the invalid packet is not similar to any of the plurality of packet data.

US Pat. No. 9,799,585

METHOD FOR FORMING A CASE FOR AN ELECTRONIC DEVICE AND MANUFACTURED CASE STRUCTURE FOR ELECTRONIC DEVICE

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1. A method for forming a case for an electronic device, comprising:
providing a plastic material;
providing a plurality of phase change material (PCM) microcapsules;
mixing the plastic material and the plurality of PCM microcapsules so as to form a housing material; and
forming a case for an electronic device from the housing material by injection molding,
wherein each of the plurality of PCM microcapsules comprises a capsule shell and a capsule core, the capsule core is enclosed
by the capsule shell, the material of the capsule shell is a polymer, the material of the capsule core comprises a phase change
material, and a melting point of the phase change material is between 20° C. and 75° C., and

wherein the melting point of the capsule shell of the plurality of PCM microcapsules is higher than the melting point of the
plastic material.

US Pat. No. 9,618,979

PORTABLE COMPUTING APPARATUS

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1. A portable computing apparatus, comprising:
a first component comprising at least one first connecting module, the first connecting module comprising a first curved surface
that is convex; and

a second component comprising at least one second connecting module, the second connecting module comprising:
a groove portion having a second curved surface that is concave, the second curved surface is configured to engage the first
curved surface; and

a retaining portion disposed adjacent to the groove portion and configured to abut against the first curved surface,
wherein when the first connecting module is magnetically connected to the second connecting module, the first curved surface
is slidably engaged with the second curved surface, and

when the first curved surface slides against the second curved surface to continuously increase an angle between the first
component and the second component, the first component rotates against the second component by pivoting around the retaining
portion, so as to further separate the first curved surface from the second curved surface.

US Pat. No. 9,575,996

EMOTION IMAGE RECOMMENDATION SYSTEM AND METHOD THEREOF

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1. A emotion image recommendation system, comprising:
a user database for storing a plurality of recorded data each corresponding to one of user operations;
an image and word database for storing a plurality of image classifications and a plurality of word classifications, each
image classification stored a plurality of image data, each word classification stored a plurality of word data, and the image
classifications corresponding to one of the plurality of word classifications;

a receiving unit for receiving an input data inputted by a user and an auxiliary data, wherein the auxiliary data comprising
a unit frequency correction frequency and a user's facial image;

a processing unit for comparing the input data and the plurality of word classifications to find out the input data having
an emotional word, determining the one of the plurality of image classifications corresponding to the auxiliary data to acquire
all the plurality of image data therein, and calculating a correlate value between the emotional word and each of the plurality
of image data in the one of the plurality of image classifications corresponding to the auxiliary data, according to the emotional
word, the image data and recorded data corresponding to user operations; and

an emotion image recommendation unit for sorting each of the plurality of image data according to the correlate value, and
displaying a sorted result of the plurality of image data sequentially, to provide an emotion image recommendation.

US Pat. No. 9,557,785

COMPUTER DEVICE WITH HEAT-DISSIPATION CHANNELS

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1. A computer device with heat-dissipation channels, comprising:
a master unit, further comprising:
a main case, having at least one first connection surface, the first connection surface being disposed with at least one first
hole, at least one first heat-dissipation channel inside the main case communicating with an external space through the first
hole; and

a first operation member, located inside the main case, the at least one first heat-dissipation channel being extended over
the first operation member; and

a peripheral unit, further comprising:
an peripheral-unit case, having at least one second connection surface, the second connection surface being disposed with
at least one second hole, at least one second heat-dissipation channel inside the peripheral-unit case communicating with
the external space through the second hole; and

at least one fan, located inside the peripheral-unit case at a place in a midway of the at least one second heat-dissipation
channel;

wherein, when the peripheral unit is assembled to the master unit such that the first connection surface is neighbored to
the second connection surface, the at least one first heat-dissipation channel, the first hole, the second hole and the at
least one second heat-dissipation channel sequentially communicate with each other to be integrated as an integrated heat-dissipation
channel for a first cooling airflow driven by the fan to flow therethrough.

US Pat. No. 9,435,836

POWER CONSUMPTION DETECTOR AND MOTHERBOARD AS WELL AS FAN BOARD USING THE SAME

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1. A power consumption detector for detecting power consumption of an object to be detected, the object to be detected generating
a working voltage during working, the power consumption detector comprising:
a first resistor having a first end and a second end, wherein the first end is coupled to the object to be detected and configured
to receive a current generated by the object to be detected during working;

an amplification unit having a first input end, a second input end and an output end, the first input end coupled to a second
end of the first resistor, the second input end configured to receive the working voltage, and the output end configured to
generate an amplification signal;

a voltage divider coupled to the output end of the amplification unit, and the voltage divider configured to receive the amplification
signal and perform voltage division on the amplification signal to generate a voltage division signal; and

a processing unit coupled to the voltage divider, and the processing unit configured to receive the voltage division signal,
calculate the current flowing through the first resistor according to a level of the voltage division signal, and calculate
a power consumption of the object to be detected according to the current and the working voltage.

US Pat. No. 9,857,425

TEST CIRCUIT BOARD ADAPTED TO BE USED ON MEMORY SLOT

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1. A test circuit board adapted to be used on memory slot, comprising:
the test circuit board, further comprising:
a memory connection interface, forming an electrical connection being inserted into a memory slot;
a first joint test action group (JTAG) connection interface, connected electrically to a test access port (TAP) controller
or connected electrically to a second JTAG connection interface of another test circuit board to form an in-series connection
with the another test circuit board;

a second JTAG connection interface, connected electrically to the first JTAG connection interface of the another test circuit
board;

a JTAG signal processing chip, connected electrically to the first JTAG connection interface and the second JTAG connection
interface;

at least a JTAG control chip, connected electrically to the JTAG processing chip, to detect a signal of a plurality of pins
of the memory slot, control a state of the memory slot and simulate an Inter-Integrated Circuit (IIC) of the memory slot;

at least an analog-to-digital converter (ADC) chip, connected electrically to the JTAG control chip, to be used to detect
a voltage of the plurality of pins of the memory slot;

a switch chip, connected electrically to the JTAG control chip and the ADC chip, to be used to detect a particular signal
of the plurality of pins of the memory slot through the JTAG control chip or the ADC chip; and

a voltage conversion chip, providing a work voltage required by the JTAG signal processing chip, the JTAG control chip, the
ADC chip and the switch chip, and acquiring a power supply through the plurality of memory slots; and

a board to be tested, comprising:
a central processing unit (CPU), providing a boundary scan mode to detect the test circuit board;
a plurality of memory slots, providing an insert connection of the test circuit board; and
a complex programmable logic device (CPLD), controlling a power state of the board to be tested, wherein the TAP controller
is connected electrically to the CPU, the CPLD and the first JTAG connection interface, and wherein the TAP controller is
used to detect the plurality of pins of the memory slot, control a state of the memory slot, simulate the IIC of the memory
slot, detect the voltage of the plurality of pins of the memory slot, and detect the particular signal of the plurality of
pins of the memory slot at the CPU, the CPLD and the test circuit board have the boundary scan mode.

US Pat. No. 9,785,594

MICRO SERVER AND SWITCH DEVICE THEREOF

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9. A switch device for a micro server, comprising:
a X86 system module electrically connected to an external network connected to the micro server, for sending data inside the
micro server and to the external network, routing management, and task setting, the X86 system module comprising:

a X86 processor for data processing, an Ethernet controller embedded in the X86 processor;
a network controller electrically connected to the X86 processor and to at least one first network connector, for converting
a first PCI-E signal sent by the X86 processor to a gigabit network signal and sending the gigabit network signal to the external
network through the first network connector; and

a PHY electrically connected to the X86 processor and to at least one second network connector, for sending data of the Ethernet
controller to the external network through the second network connector;

a first protocol conversion unit electrically connected to the X86 processor, for converting a second PCI-E signal sent by
the X86 processor to a first SRIO signal; and

a data switch module electrically connected to the first protocol conversion unit, for switching and dispatching the first
SRIO signal and providing a second SRIO signal;

wherein the data switch module sends the second SRIO signal to the plurality of computer boards of the micro server through
the baseboard of the micro server for data switching between the plurality of computer boards and sending data of the plurality
of computer boards to the external network.

US Pat. No. 9,730,346

CLAMSHELL STRUCTURE FOR ELECTRONIC DEVICE

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1. A clamshell structure for an electronic device comprising:
a window-type frame fixedly set on a casing of the electronic device, the window-type frame having an assembling opening and
a cover fixing area, the window-type frame including:

a first pivoting portion set near one side of the assembling opening; and
a first fixing member set within the cover fixing area of the window-type frame;
a cover plate, including;
a clamshell body for covering the assembling opening;
a second pivoting portion set near the one side of the assembling opening correspondingly; and
a second fixing member set on one side of the clamshell body far from the second pivoting portion; and
a pivot connected to and pivoted through the first pivoting portion and the second pivoting portion for rotating the cover
plate about the pivot;

wherein a first fixing hole is formed on the cover fixing area of the window-type frame for fixing the first fixing member,
the first fixing member is a rubber bulk applied to be embedded within the first fixing hole, and the rubber bulk has a through
hole with a plurality of ribs symmetrically formed therein, the second fixing member is a pillar plug, and the shape of the
pillar plug corresponds to the shape of the through hole; when the cover plate is opened and the pillar plug is lifted up
to approach the cover fixing area of the window-type frame, the through hole is applied to be engaged with the pillar plug
second fixing member, so that the cover plate is remained in an open state and an assemble space is formed for assembling
or disassembling operation.

US Pat. No. 9,961,796

SERVER

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1. A server, comprising:a casing having an accommodating space;
a fan module being located in the accommodating space of the casing;
at least two processor holders being located in the accommodating space of the casing, and being located close to an air outlet side of the fan module; and
at least one air baffle comprising a base and at least one airflow guiding member connected to each other, the at least one airflow guiding member being detachably pivoted on the base, the at least one airflow guiding member being pivotable with respect to the base to be shiftable among a plurality of air guiding positions;
wherein, a processor module is mounted on one of the at least two processor holders, the base of the at least one air baffle is mounted on the other one of the at least two processor holders, the at least one airflow guiding member is at one of the plurality of air guiding positions in order to guide airflow from the air outlet side of the fan module.

US Pat. No. 9,930,792

ELECTRONIC DEVICE

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1. An electronic device, comprising:a housing having an accommodating space, an inner surface, an outer surface, and at least one through hole communicating with the inner surface and the outer surface and has a cross-section and a depth, wherein the cross-section is substantially parallel to the inner surface and has a cross-sectional area, and the depth is substantially equal to a distance between the inner surface and the outer surface;
at least one cover located at an outer side of the housing, wherein a chamber is formed between at least one portion of the cover and at least one portion of the outer surface, and the chamber is communicating with the accommodating space through the through hole and has a volume; and
a hard disk disposed in the accommodating space, wherein sound generated by the hard disk during operation has a sound speed and at least one frequency, and
wherein a resonance frequency satisfies the following equation:
f=fr=c/2n(A/VD)1/2;
wherein f represents a frequency of sound, fr represents a resonance frequency, c represents a sound speed, A represents a cross-sectional area of the through hole, V represents a volume of the chamber, and D represents the depth of the through hole.

US Pat. No. 9,762,065

METHOD AND DEVICE FOR CONTROLLING ELECTRONIC DEVICES

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1. A method for controlling electronic devices, comprising:
generating a first control signal according to a triggering signal, and the first control signal for controlling a first electronic
device to execute a first action;

detecting whether the first electronic device executes the first action after generating the first control signal, and generating
a first feedback signal accordingly;

generating a second control signal when the first feedback signal indicates that the first electronic device executes the
first action, and the second control signal for controlling a second electronic device to execute a second action; and

wherein, based on another triggering signal, a third control signal is generated and the third control signal is for controlling
the first electronic device to execute a third action, and when the first action has a conflict with the third action, a second
alarm signal is generated and the second alarm signal is for alarming the existence of the first action.

US Pat. No. 9,721,053

METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR PRINTED CIRCUIT BOARD LAYOUT

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1. A method for printed circuit board layout, comprising the following steps:
acquiring physical node data of a printed circuit board, wherein the physical node data comprise a plurality of physical node
data structures of a plurality of physical nodes on the printed circuit board and a plurality of physical node coordinate
points;

acquiring virtual node data of the printed circuit board, wherein the virtual node data comprise a plurality of virtual node
data structures of a plurality of virtual nodes on the printed circuit board;

determining a corresponding relation of the physical nodes and the virtual nodes according to the physical node data and the
virtual node data; and

disposing the virtual nodes at the physical node coordinate points according to the corresponding relation.

US Pat. No. 9,641,612

VIRTUALIZED FUSION STORAGE SYSTEM

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1. A virtualized fusion storage sub-system, at least comprising:
a first server node;
a second server node; and
a common storage pool including at least one hard disk cluster, the first server node and the second server node being allowed
to simultaneously access the common storage pool;

wherein the virtualized fusion storage sub-system has an operation system installed thereon, a storage space unit is defined
in the operation system, the first server node and the second server node access the at least one hard disk cluster in the
common storage pool through the storage space unit so as to synchronize the first server node and the second server node for
a storage redundancy configuration, the operation system has a file server and a virtual server arranged therein, the virtual
server is correspondingly connected to the file server on a basis of stacking of application programs of the operation system
so as to match the virtual server and the file server,

wherein each of the first server node and the second server node comprises at least one controller, and the at least one controller
of the first server node and the at least one controller of the second server node are respectively coupled to the at least
one hard disk cluster.

US Pat. No. 9,515,907

MONITORING METHOD OF MONITORING MODULE

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1. A monitoring method of a monitoring module, which is applied to a server that comprises the monitoring module, a front-end
detecting unit and a system, comprising:
detecting a state of the system and sending a state message corresponding to the state of the system in real-time by the front-end
detecting unit;

receiving, by the monitoring module, the state message from the front-end detecting unit every monitoring time interval;
recording the state of the system as ON state when a number of the monitoring module continuously receiving the state message
reflecting the state of the system as OFF state does not reach a designated number; and

recording the state of the system as OFF state when the number of the monitoring module continuously receiving the state message
reflecting the state of the system as OFF state reaches the designated number.

US Pat. No. 9,811,407

SYSTEM IS APPLIED TO CONTROL INDICATOR LIGHTS FOR NON-VOLATILE MEMORY EXPRESS SOLID STATE DISK

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1. A system to control indicator lights for non-volatile memory express (NVMe) solid state disk (SSD), comprising:
a NVMe SSD, having a control module for transmitting a disk position signal;
a complex programmable logic device (CPLD), electrically connected to the control module for receiving the disk position signal
to light up a location indicator light;

a controller, electrically connected to the CPLD to light up the location indicator light; and
a slave processor, electrically connected to the control module through an inter integrated circuit (I2C) bus, and including
a general purpose I/O (GPIO) port electrically connected to a fail indicator light, wherein when the slave processor detects
the NVMe SSD is operated under an abnormal condition, a fail signal is transmitted to the fail indicator light to light up
the fail indicator light;

wherein the controller is a platform controller hub (PCH).

US Pat. No. 9,740,503

CENTRALIZED ADMINISTRATION METHOD FOR OPERATING SYSTEM OF THIN CLIENT AND METHOD THEREOF

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1. A centralized administration system for operating system (OS) of thin client, comprising:
a plurality of thin clients, rebooting the thin clients to access a preboot execution environment (PXE) OS when the thin clients
receive an execution instruction, installing, updating or snapshot capturing OS of the thin clients used through an administration
program installed in the PXE OS, monitoring a process of the installing, updating or snapshot capturing OS of the thin clients
to generate and transmit a monitor message immediately by the administration program, generating an execution finish message
and transmitting the execution finish message immediately when the administration program finishes the process, and rebooting
the thin clients to access OS of the thin clients after the process; and

an administration server, comprising:
a receive module, receiving at least an Internet protocol (IP) address and receiving the monitor message or the execution
finish message from the administration program;

a generation module, generating the execution instruction and an execution start message corresponding to the IP address;
a transmission module, transmitting the execution instruction to one of the plurality of thin clients corresponding thereto;
and

a display module, displaying the execution start message, the monitor message, or the execution finish message.

US Pat. No. 9,720,466

HEAT DISSIPATION COMPONENT

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1. A heat dissipation component, disposed inside a portable computing equipment, the heat dissipation component comprising:
a fan unit, comprising:
a fan housing, comprising:
a first air-guided cap; and
a second air-guided cap, disposed on the first air-guided cap, the second air-guided cap having a main fan inlet, and the
main fan inlet has a center; and

a fan blade portion, disposed between the first air-guided cap and the second air-guided cap, and pivotally-connected to the
fan housing at the second air-guided cap;

a first housing, disposed on a side of the second air-guided cap away from the first air-guided cap, an inlet airway being
formed between the first housing and the fan unit, wherein the inlet airway has a neck portion and a tongue point, the tongue
point is located at an outline of the inlet airway intersected with the neck portion; and

at least one airflow guiding plate, disposed between the first housing and the second air-guided cap, and extended from an
outline of the main fan inlet toward the outline of the inlet airway and away from the main fan inlet, wherein the at least
one airflow guiding plate is extended from a first intersection point toward the outline of the inlet airway, the first intersection
point is formed on the outline of the main fan inlet intersected with a line formed between the tongue point and the center.

US Pat. No. 9,836,198

SELECTION METHOD FOR SELECTING CONTENT IN FILE

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1. A selection method for selecting content in file, for selecting at least one content of a document displayed on a touch
screen of a touch-control electronic device, comprising the steps of:
(a) receiving a first touch point triggered by a first touching object on the touch screen, the first touch point sliding
to a second touch point along a first moving track, and recording the first moving track;

(b) detecting whether the first touching object has left the touch screen;
(c) while a result of Step (b) is negative, allowing to receive a third touch point triggered by a second touching object
on the touch screen, the third touch point sliding to a fourth touch point along a second moving track, and recording the
second moving track;

(d) determining whether both the first touching object and the second touching object have left the touch screen; and
(e) while a result of Step (d) is positive, basing on the first moving track and the second moving track to simultaneously
select and label a first content of the document with respect to the first moving track and a second content of the document
with respect to the second moving track, so as to edit the first content and the second content.

US Pat. No. 9,710,255

UPDATING SYSTEM OF FIRMWARE OF COMPLEX PROGRAMMABLE LOGIC DEVICE AND UPDATING METHOD THEREOF

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1. An updating system of a firmware of a complex programmable logic device (CPLD), comprising:
a CPLD, having an original firmware version data; and
a processing chipset, comprising:
a platform controller hub (PCH), electrically connected to the CPLD, and including a storage unit, which stores an updating
identification code table and at least one first updating firmware data, wherein the updating identification code table includes
one-to-one correspondence between at least one updating identification code and the at least one first updating firmware data;
and a processing unit, electrically connected to the PCH, and including an identification code and an updating program, wherein
after the updating program is triggered, the processing unit accesses the updating identification code table from the storage
unit, determines whether the identification code matches one of the at least one updating identification code, and when a
match is found, captures the first updating firmware version data corresponding to the matched at least one updating identification
code and transmits the first updating firmware version data through the PCH to the CPLD to replace the original firmware version
data.

US Pat. No. 9,778,988

POWER FAILURE DETECTION SYSTEM AND METHOD

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1. A power failure detection system, comprising:
a motherboard, comprising:
a central processing unit power; and
a non-central processing unit power;
a board, comprising a board power;
a complex programmable logic device, configured to execute a shutdown process when a power failure occurs, recognize a power
failure type, and determine whether to execute a restart process according to the power failure type, wherein the power failure
type indicates that the power failure occurs on the central processing unit power, the non-central processing unit power or
the board power; and

a baseboard management controller module, comprising:
a register, electrically coupled to the complex programmable logic device,
wherein, if the complex programmable logic device executes the restart process and a count of the restart process reaches
a predetermined count, the complex programmable logic device records a lock information in the register; and the baseboard
management controller module is configured to record the count of the restart process and executes a lock process according
to the lock information.

US Pat. No. 9,740,253

ELECTRONIC APPARATUS

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1. An electronic apparatus, comprising:
a display component comprising a rotational shaft;
a base pivotally connected to the rotational shaft, the base having an opening;
a moveable case pivotally connected to the base and configured to selectively cover or uncover the opening; and
a transmission component disposed on the base and operatively connected between the rotational shaft and the moveable case,
wherein the transmission component comprises a connecting rod having a first pivot point, a second pivot point, and a third
pivot point, and third pivot point is substantially located between the first pivot point and the second pivot point the first
and the moveable case respectively, the third pivot point is slidably pivotally connected to the base, wherein when the display
component is rotated relative to the base, the rotational shaft actuates the moveable case through the connecting rod,

when the display component is rotated away from the base, the rotational shaft actuates the moveable case to rotate to uncover
the opening through the transmission component, and

when the display component is rotated toward the base, the rotational shaft actuates the moveable case to rotate to cover
the opening through the transmission component.

US Pat. No. 9,760,161

METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR MANAGING POWER SUPPLIES

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1. A method for managing power supplies, applied to a system for managing power supplies, the system for managing power supplies
including a plurality of power supplies, a complex programmable logic device (CPLD), a processor, a board management controller
and a management engine (ME), the processor further having a thermal protection means for lowering an operating frequency
of the processor, a system power supply value of the management engine being preset as a rated power value, the method for
managing power supplies comprising the steps of:
(a) applying the board management controller to detect states of the power supplies;
(b) determining whether the power supplies are normally operated;
(c) if at least one of the power supplies fails and at least one thereof is normally operated, checking further if an automatic
power control means is activated;

(d) if the automatic power control means is not activated, calculating a real-time residual maximum power value according
to the normal-operated power supply;

(e) resetting the system power supply value of the management engine according to the real-time residual maximum power value
and the rated power supply value; and

(f) ordering the complex programmable logic device to relieve the thermal protection means of the processor so as to have
an operating frequency of the processor able to be maintained at normal operating frequency.

US Pat. No. 9,959,235

INPUT/OUTPUT SWITCHING METHOD, ELECTRONIC DEVICE, AND SYSTEM FOR A SERVER

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1. An input/output switching system, comprising:at least one connector, being used to connect with at least one electronic card, and comprising at least one first standard-bus pin group, at least one second standard-bus pin group, a first distinguishing-signal pin group and a second distinguishing-signal pin group, wherein the at least one first standard-bus pin group and the at least one second standard-bus pin group belong to different bus interface standards;
a BMC, being used to connect with the second distinguishing-signal pin group and generate a second determination result according to a second distinguishing signal transmitted from the second distinguishing-signal pin group to the BMC;
a logic-determination device, which comprises a switch-control module, a BMC register, and the logic-determination device receives an external signal, the logic-determination device generates a first determination result which is used for determination of type of the at least one electronic card by receiving a first distinguishing signal transmitted from the first distinguishing-signal pin group; the BMC register is used to receive the second determination result and transmit the second determination result to the switch-control module, the switch-control module turns on/off a conduction of the at least one second standard-bus pin group of the at least one connector according to the first determination result, the second determination result and the external switch signal.

US Pat. No. 9,938,987

FAN MODULE

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1. A fan module, comprises:a frame comprising a base plate and a plurality of partition plates, the plurality of partition plates arranged at intervals and connected to the base plate, the frame further including a plurality of air flow channels formed by the base plate and the plurality of partition plates, each of the plurality of partition plates having a first fixing slot, a second fixing slot, a third fixing slot and a fourth fixing slot that are located at a side away from the base plate in sequence, the first fixing slot having a first width, the second fixing slot having a second width, the third fixing slot having a third width and the fourth fixing slot having a fourth width; and
two filling components filled in one of the plurality of air flow channels, each of the two filling components having a middle plane, an extending direction of the middle plane intercepting with the plurality of partition plates, a first distance being between the first fixing slot and the middle plane which is located between the first fixing slot and the second fixing slot, a second distance being between the second fixing slot and the middle plane which is located between the first fixing slot and the second fixing slot, a third distance being between the third fixing slot and the middle plane which is located between the third fixing slot and the fourth fixing slot, and a fourth distance being between the fourth fixing slot and the middle plane which is located between the third fixing slot and the fourth fixing slot;
wherein, the first width is the same as the third width, and the first width, the second width and the fourth width are different from one another, and/or the first distance is the same as the third distance, the distance of the first distance, the second distance and the fourth distance are different from one another.

US Pat. No. 9,816,832

VEHICLE ROUTE PLANNING SYSTEM

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1. A vehicle route planning system, configured to respectively acquire position signals and surrounding images from a plurality
of vehicle terminal apparatuses in real time, the vehicle route planning system comprising:
an images analyzing module configured to synthesize a real-time driving condition signal in real time, according to the position
signals and the surrounding images of the vehicle terminal apparatuses; and

a vehicle route planning module configured to merge the real-time driving condition signal and a map data to synthesize a
real-time driving condition mapping data, wherein when one of the vehicle terminal apparatuses receives a route terminal point
configuration inputted by a user, the vehicle route planning module is further configured to generate an optimized vehicle
route signal corresponded to the vehicle terminal apparatus receiving the route terminal point configuration, according to
the position signal of the vehicle terminal apparatus receiving the route terminal point configuration, the route terminal
point configuration, and the real-time driving condition mapping data.

US Pat. No. 9,807,435

VIDEO PROCESSING APPARATUS

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1. A video processing apparatus, configured to be connected to at least one request server and at least one content server
through a working network, the video processing apparatus comprising:
a switch board connected to the request server and the content server through the working network, the switch board comprising
a master switch and a slave switch, the master switch being electrically connected to the slave switch;

an adapter plate electrically-connected to the switch board, the adapter plate comprising a plurality of automatic cluster
management units;

a plurality of video processing nodes electrically connected to the automatic cluster management units; and
a management board connected to a management network, the management board being electrically connected to the adapter plate
and monitoring a system statue signal of the video processing nodes through the adapter plate, the management board being
configured to provide a remote apparatus monitoring a working statue of the video processing nodes through the management
network,

wherein when a client endpoint sends a request through the working network, the request server converts the request into a
processing signal, then the switch board receives the processing signal through the working network and assigns the processing
signal to one of the video processing nodes through either the master switch or the slave switch, the video processing node
which receives the processing signal obtains a plurality of video signals provided by the content server through the adapter
plate and the switch board, and the video processing node performs processing computation on the video signals, and then transmits
the processed video signals to the client endpoint through the adapter plate and the switch board.

US Pat. No. 9,729,004

POWER SOURCE PROTECTION DEVICE AND METHOD

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1. A power source protection device, comprising:
a power supply configured to provide a DC input voltage;
a power source managing unit configured to receive the DC input voltage, wherein when a determining voltage corresponding
to the DC input voltage is larger than a set voltage, the power source managing unit enters a startup state, outputs a supply
voltage and starts counting an enabling time; and

a signal sending unit configured to receive the supply voltage from the power source managing unit as a power source, wherein
when the signal sending unit sends a control signal to the power source managing unit within the enabling time, the power
source managing unit transforms the DC input voltage into a standby power output voltage and provides the standby power output
voltage, and when the power source managing unit does not receive the control signal within the enabling time, the power source
managing unit enters a shutdown state.

US Pat. No. 9,753,491

DETACHABLE PORTABLE COMPUTING APPARATUS

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1. A detachable portable computing apparatus, comprising
a base;
a connecting component, comprising:
a housing, having at least one opening on a side of the housing;
at least one first magnetic unit, located inside the housing, and the first magnetic unit is configured to move toward or
away from the opening; and

a guide pin, connected to and interlocking with the first magnetic unit, the guide pin is configured to be accommodated inside
the housing or protruded outside the housing from the opening; and

a display computing component, comprising:
at least one guiding socket, located at a side of he display computing component; and
at least second magnetic unit, disposed at the side of the display computing component,
wherein when the second magnetic unit of the display computing component approaches the opening, the second magnetic unit
attracts the first magnetic unit to drive the guide pin, so that the guide pin is protruded outside the housing through the
opening to engage with the guiding socket.

US Pat. No. 9,645,608

PORTABLE ELECTRONIC DEVICE

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1. A portable electronic device, comprising:
an expansion assembly comprising:
a hinge base located on a side of the expansion assembly and having a first concave portion;
a rotating element, wherein an end of the rotating element is pivoted to the first concave portion; and
a first magnet located on the hinge base, wherein a position of the first magnet corresponds to a position of the rotating
element; when the rotating element is attached to the first magnet, the rotating element is accommodated in the first concave
portion; and

a tablet computer, wherein a side of the tablet computer is detachably disposed on the hinge base and comprises:
a housing having a second concave portion, wherein a position of the second concave portion corresponds to a position of the
first concave portion, and the second concave portion has an oblique wall; and

a second magnet located on the oblique wall, wherein a magnetic force of the second magnet is greater than a magnetic force
of the first magnet; when the second concave portion is adjacent to the first concave portion, the rotating element is attracted
by the second magnet to pivot to the second concave portion from the first concave portion, such that the rotating element
is attached to the second magnet.

US Pat. No. 9,977,757

PREVENTED INTER-INTEGRATED CIRCUIT ADDRESS CONFLICT SERVICE SYSTEM AND METHOD THEREOF

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1. A system for preventing address conflict, comprising:a platform controller hub (PCH), including an inter-integrated circuit (I2C) interface and at least one control interface;
a buffer electrically connected to the I2C interface and the at least one control interface;
a multiplexer electrically connected to the I2C interface and the at least one control interface;
a plurality of memories electrically connected to the buffer, each of the memories being corresponding to a first I2C address and electrically connected to the PCH via the buffer and through the I2C interface; and
a plurality of card slots electrically connected to the multiplexer, each of the card slots being utilized for inserting a function card, which is corresponding to a second I2C address when being inserted into one of the card slots;
wherein, when the PCH determines that the first I2C address corresponding to each of the memories is different from the second I2C address corresponding to the inserted function card, the PCH transmits a first control signal through the at least one control interface to the multiplexer to enable the multiplexer so as to have the inserted function card electrically connected to the PCH through the I2C interface;
wherein, when the PCH determines that one of the first I2C addresses corresponding to the memories is the same as the second I2C address corresponding to the inserted function card, the PCH selectively transmits a second control signal or a third control signal through the at least one control interface to the multiplexer and the buffer;
wherein, when the multiplexer and the buffer receive the second control signal, the multiplexer is disabled, but the buffer remains enabled so as to cut off an electrical connection from the function card through the I2C interface to the PCH and have each of the memories electrically connected to the PCH through the I2C interface;
wherein, when the multiplexer and the buffer receive the third control signal, the multiplexer is enabled, but the buffer is disabled so as to have the function card electrically connected to the PCH through the I2C interface and cut off an electrical connection from each of the memories through the I2C interface to the PCH.

US Pat. No. 9,785,207

SERVER

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1. A server, comprising:
a main board having a first edge, a second edge opposite to the first edge, a first plane, and a second plane opposite to
the first plane, wherein the main board comprises a plurality of hardware connectors, disposed on the first plane and between
the first edge and the second edge, the main board is coupled to a plurality of hardware components via the plurality of hardware
connectors, and the main board further comprises a plurality of first connectors, a plurality of second connectors and a plurality
of third connectors;

a plurality of first expanding modules disposed at the second edge and on the first plane, wherein each of the first expanding
modules has a first Ethernet connector, a first plugger and a plurality of first connecting ports, each of the first expanding
modules is coupled to the main board via one of the plurality of first connectors which is coupled to the first plugger, and
the plurality of first connecting ports are used for connecting to a first external server;

a plurality of second expanding modules disposed at the second edge and on the first plane, wherein each of the second expanding
modules has a second plugger and a plurality of second connecting ports, each of the second expanding modules is coupled to
the main board via one of the plurality of second connectors which is coupled to the second plugger, and the plurality of
second connecting ports are used for connecting to a second external server;

a plurality of third expanding modules disposed at the second edge and on the first plane, wherein each of the third expanding
modules has a third plugger, and is coupled to the main board via one of the plurality of third connectors which is coupled
to the third plugger; and

a management controlling board disposed at the second edge and on the second plane, having a plurality of second Ethernet
connectors;

wherein the plurality of first expanding modules are not adjacent with each other, the plurality of second expanding modules
are not adjacent with each other, and the plurality of third expanding modules are not adjacent with each other.

US Pat. No. 9,690,347

ELECTRONIC DEVICE

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1. An electronic device comprising:
a hard-disk drive (HDD) backboard, comprising:
a power detecting circuit configured to determine whether a plurality of voltage rails of the HDD backboard are normal so
as to output a power detecting signal; and

a first working circuit coupled with the power detecting circuit and configured to receive the power detecting signal and
output an HDD backboard determining signal;

a motherboard, comprising:
a second working circuit coupled with the first working circuit;
a complex programmable logic device (CPLD) coupled with the first working circuit and the second working circuit, and configured
to receive the HDD backboard determining signal,

wherein the CPLD is configured to determine whether the HDD backboard is absent when the electronic device operates in a standby
mode, and determine whether the voltage rails are failed when the electronic device operates in a working mode.

US Pat. No. 10,139,872

MOTHERBOARD ASSEMBLY AND RETAINER THEREOF

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1. A motherboard assembly, adapted for an expansion card to be installed thereto, comprising:a circuit board;
an expansion port, disposed on the circuit board, for the insertion of the expansion card; and
at least one retainer, comprising:
a supporting portion, disposed on the circuit board;
an elastic portion, movably connected to a side of the supporting portion away from the expansion port;
a holding portion, protruding from the elastic portion and located opposite to the supporting portion in order to hold the expansion card;
an extension portion, connected to the elastic portion and located opposite to the supporting portion; and
a pressing member, connected to the supporting portion, the pressing member and the extension portion located at a same side of the supporting portion, the pressing member comprising a movable portion and a pressing portion, a portion of the pressing portion located at a side of the extension portion away from the circuit board, one end of the movable portion movably connected to the supporting portion, another end of the movable portion connected to the pressing portion so that the pressing portion is movably connected to the supporting portion, wherein an orthogonal projection of the pressing member on the circuit board partially overlaps an orthogonal projection of the extension portion on the circuit board.

US Pat. No. 10,060,683

APPARATUS FOR POSITIONING HEAT SINK

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1. An apparatus for positioning a heat sink, applicable to place the heat sink onto a circuit board, the heat sink having a plurality of parallel heat-dissipating fins extended in a specific direction, the circuit board having a heat sink setting area and a preset heat-dissipating direction, comprising:a base plate, to be placed on the circuit board, having an opening located correspondingly to the heat sink setting area;
two support assemblies, located on two opposing sides of the opening and being partly exposed relative to the opening, the two support assemblies holding the heat sink placed on the opening; and
a mounting assembly, located on the base plate and being movable in the preset heat-dissipating direction, further comprising:
a frame, contacting the two support assemblies in an interference manner; and
a positioning member, fixedly located on the frame, to be engaged with the heat-dissipating fins;
wherein, when the mounting assembly moves in the preset heat-dissipating direction to have the positioning member engage the heat-dissipating fins, the two support assemblies are moved by the frame in a direction away from the opening, such that the heat sink is able to be lowered to the heat sink setting area via the opening with the specific direction parallel to the preset heat-dissipating direction;
wherein each of the two support assemblies further includes:
a supportive plate, movably mounted on the base plate in a lateral direction perpendicular to the preset heat-dissipating direction, being partly exposed to the opening for holding the heat sink on the opening; and
a supportive pillar, fixedly located on the supportive plate and movable in the lateral direction over and with respect to the base plate.

US Pat. No. 10,026,201

IMAGE CLASSIFYING METHOD AND IMAGE DISPLAYING METHOD

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1. An image displaying method, suitable for a database which comprises a plurality of images, wherein the image displaying method comprises:classifying the images into a plurality of categories according to a plurality of color difference value between the images;
collecting a plurality of scores of the images;
adjusting at least one display parameter of the images according to one of the plurality of scores of each of the images; and
displaying the images by the categories on a display interface according to the categories and the at least one display parameter.

US Pat. No. 9,961,422

APPARATUS OF FAN HEAT DISSIPATION

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1. An apparatus of fan heat dissipation, the apparatus comprising:a fan component located below a device in parallel and configured to dissipate heat from the device;
a resonator located below the fan component, wherein a working region is located between a bottom of the fan component and a top of the resonator; and
a speaker component formed with the resonator, the resonator serving as a cabinet for the speaker component;
wherein the resonator is a Helmholtz resonator;
wherein the resonator comprises:
a resonant diaphragm formed with the top of the resonator and configured to transmit energy generate from air vibration led by an operation of the fan component to an interior of the resonator.

US Pat. No. 10,088,440

HEAT DISSIPATION ESTIMATING METHOD

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1. A heat dissipation estimating method, comprising:providing an input heat to a fin of a heat sink unit;
obtaining an average temperature of the fin according to the input heat;
obtaining an output heat according to the average temperature;
determining whether the input heat is the same as the output heat or not;
when the input heat is different from the output heat, updating the input heat according to the output heat and repeating the above steps until the input heat is the same as the output heat; and
when the input heat is the same as the output heat, obtaining a total heat dissipation value of the heat sink unit according to the input heat and a ratio value.

US Pat. No. 10,021,242

VOLTAGE MONITORING CIRCUIT AND VOLTAGE MONITORING METHOD

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1. A voltage monitoring circuit, comprising:a first multiplexer having a plurality of input terminals, an output terminal and a control terminal, with each of the plurality of input terminals of the first multiplexer receiving a respective one of a plurality of first subject voltages;
a controller electrically connected to the control terminal of the first multiplexer, with the controller controlling, through the control terminal of the first multiplexer, the first multiplexer to output one of the plurality of first subject voltages from the output terminal of the first multiplexer, the controller generating a testing signal comprising a plurality of electric potentials, the controller having a port configured to output the plurality of electric potentials switching according to a switching command of the controller;
a resistor-network circuit comprising a plurality of first resistors, with one terminal of each of the plurality of first resistors connected to the controller for receiving a respective one of the plurality of electric potentials of the testing signal, the resistor-network circuit configured to sequentially generate a plurality of first reference voltages according to switches of the plurality of electric potentials; and
a first comparison circuit having a first input terminal, a second input terminal and an output terminal, with the first input terminal of the first comparison circuit electrically connected to the output terminal of the first multiplexer, the second input terminal of the first comparison circuit electrically connected to the resistor-network circuit, the first comparison circuit configured to sequentially compare each of the plurality of first reference voltages to the first subject voltage outputted from the first multiplexer for sequentially outputting a plurality of first comparison results, the first comparison circuit configured to sequentially send the plurality of first comparison results to the controller through the output terminal of the first comparison circuit for determining a voltage value of the first subject voltage, wherein each of the plurality of first comparison results has electric potential information.

US Pat. No. 9,881,116

RESTRICTED REGION TRANSFORM METHOD AND RESTRICTED REGION TRANSFORM DEVICE

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1. A restricted region transform method, comprising:
reading out bare board information of a printed circuit board and layout information of a plurality of components, wherein
the layout information of the plurality of components corresponds to a plurality of physical restricted regions;

setting a first region according to edge information in the bare board information;
setting a plurality of second regions according to projections of the plurality of physical restricted regions on a surface
of the printed circuit board;

selecting overlapped second regions of the plurality of second regions and setting the selected second regions as a restriction
conflict set; and

selectively amending the second regions in the restriction conflict set to remove one or more overlaps between the second
regions in the restriction conflict set.

US Pat. No. 10,140,235

SERVER

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1. A server, comprising:a main board for providing a data signal according to a transmission format of non-volatile memory express (NVME);
a bridge board, electrically connected to the main board, for obtaining the data signal according to the transmission format of NVME, and producing sub data signals according to the data signal and the transmission format of NVME; and
sub boards electrically connected to the bridge board, each of the sub boards comprising storage modules, one of the sub boards configured to obtain one of the sub data signals according to the transmission format of NVME, and one of the sub boards configured to provide the sub data signal to the storage modules of the sub board according to the transmission format of NVME after receiving the sub data signal;
wherein the bridge board, according to a command of the main board, controls one of the sub boards to produce at least one status parameter or at least one mode determination result by detecting at least one of the storage modules, the main board further comprises a processor for providing a processor control signal according to a I2C transmission format, the bridge board comprises buffers, each of the buffer is configured to produce a corresponding sub processor control signal according to the processor control signal, the bridge board provides one of the sub processor control signals to one of the sub boards according to the I2C transmission format, and one of the sub processor control signals is configured to control one of the sub boards to produce the at least one mode determination result by detecting at least one of the storage modules.

US Pat. No. 9,857,426

TEST-USED PRINTED CIRCUIT BOARD HAVING IN-SERIES CIRCUIT INVOLVED WITH JOIN TEST ACTION GROUP SIGNAL

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1. A test-used printed circuit board (PCB) having an in-series circuit involved with a join test action group (JTAG) signal,
comprising:
a first JTAG connective interface, the first JTAG connective interface further comprising a first interface test clock (test
clock, TCK) pin, a first interface test mode select (TMS) pin, a first interface test data (TDI) pin and a first interface
test data out (TDO) pin;

a second JTAG connective interface, the second JTAG connective interface further comprises a second TCK pin, a second interface
TMS pin, a second interface TDI, and a second interface test TDO; and

at least a JTAG control chip, the JTAG control chip further comprises a chip TCK pin, a chip TMS pin, a chip TDI, and a chip
TDO;

wherein the first and second interface TCK pins and the chip TCK pin are electrically connected, the first and second interface
TMS pins and the chip TMS pin are electrically connected, the first interface TDI pin is electrically connected to the chip
TDI of one of the JTAG control chips, the chip TDO pin is electrically connected to the chip TDI pin of one of the JTAG control
chips, or the chip TDO pin is electrically connected to the second interface TDI pin, and the first interface TDO pin is electrically
connected to the second interface TDO pin.

US Pat. No. 10,383,249

SERVER

INVENTEC (PUDONG) TECHNOL...

1. A server comprising:a casing, comprising a bottom plate and two side plates, the bottom plate having a first side, a second side, a third side and a fourth side, the first side located opposite to the second side, the third side and the fourth side located between the first side and the second side, the third side located opposite to the fourth side, and the two side plates respectively standing on the first side and the second side;
a first storage module, fixed to the casing and located between the third side and the fourth side;
a second storage module, located between the first storage module and the fourth side and pivotably disposed on the casing; and
at least one third storage module, located between the second storage module and the fourth side and pivotably disposed on the casing;
wherein each of the two side plates has a second guide groove, the at least one third storage module comprises a second cage, two second handles, two first stoppers and a plurality of storage units, the second cage is pivotably disposed on the two side plates, each of the two second handles has a second contact portion, a second pivot portion and a second grip portion, and the second pivot portion is located between the second contact portion and the second grip portion, the two second contact portions are respectively movably disposed in the two second guide groove, the two second pivot portions are pivotably connected to the second cage, the two first stoppers are disposed on the second cage, the plurality of storage units are disposed in the second cage, the second cage is pivotable between a horizontal position and a tilt position by pivoting the second handles; when the second cage is in the tilt position, the two second handles are respectively held by the two first stoppers, and the plurality of storage units of the at least one third storage module are exposed.

US Pat. No. 10,101,781

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR CONTROLLING TEMPERATURES OF COMPUTER

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1. A system for controlling temperatures of a computer, comprising:a chassis;
a mother board assembled inside the chassis and including a baseboard management controller;
a first device module assembled close to a front side of the chassis, being draw-able in a first direction; wherein, when the first device module is completely located within the chassis, the first device module is defined to be located in a first position, and any position of the first device module in the first direction other than the first position is defined as a second position;
an infrared induction module assembled close to the first device module and electrically coupled with the baseboard management controller, detecting a position of the first device module comparatively to the chassis, generating a position information, and further transmitting the position information to the baseboard management controller;
a temperature-detecting module assembled on the first device module and electrically coupled with the baseboard management controller, detecting a temperature of the first device module, generating a temperature information, and further transmitting to the baseboard management controller; and
a fan module assembled close to a rear side of the chassis and electrically coupled with the baseboard management controller;
wherein the baseboard management controller receives the temperature information and the position information to accordingly perform temperature control;
wherein, when the first device module is disposed at the first position, the baseboard management controller controls the fan module to operate according to a first mode, and when the first device module is disposed at the second position, the baseboard management controller controls the fan module to operate according to a second mode;
wherein the infrared induction module further includes an infrared-detecting unit and a signal-processing unit, the infrared-detecting unit detecting the position of the first device module and further transmitting a position-state signal standing for the first device module to the signal-processing unit, the signal-processing unit receiving the position-state signal and then processing and magnifying the position-state signal to the position information, and further transmitting the position information to the baseboard management controller;
wherein the infrared-detecting unit further includes an infrared LED, an infrared photo diode, a connection plate and a blocking plate, and the first device module further includes a transmission mechanism, the connection plate being assembled in the chassis, the infrared LED and the infrared photo diode being both assembled at the side of the connection plate closing to the transmission mechanism, the blocking plate being assembled on the transmission mechanism;
wherein, when the first device module is located at the first position, the blocking plate and the connection plate are parallel to each other, and the infrared LED is attached onto the infrared photo diode; and
wherein, when the first device module is located at the second position, the blocking plate is away from the infrared LED and the infrared photo diode.