US Pat. No. 9,330,265

METHOD FOR COMPONENT ACCESS CONTROL AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE

BEIJING LENOVO SOFTWARE L...

1. A component access control method, applied to an electronic apparatus, the electronic apparatus comprises an operating
system, at least one basic component is included in the operating system, each basic component corresponds to one function
of the operating system, and the method comprises:
acquiring a target component list corresponding to a first application as installing the first application to the operating
system, the target component list including at least one target component needed to be used by the first application, the
at least one target component belonging to the at least one basic component which is requisite for the operating system of
the electronic apparatus;

generating information of each basic component that the first application is allowed to access from the target component list
according to a component selection command after receiving the component selection command; and

saving the information of each basic component that the first application is allowed to access,
dividing the basic components that the first application is allowed to access in safety class, and make statistic of access
information of each target component;

making risk assessment of the first application according to the safety class and the access information to obtain a risk
assessment value; and

preventing the first application from accessing any of the target components when the risk assessment value of the first application
exceeds a preset threshold

wherein the generating the information of the basic components that the first application is allowed to access from the target
component list according to the component selection command comprises:

acquiring access selection result of each target component in the target component list according to the component selection
command;

generating a prevention access component list according to the access selection result, the basic components that the first
application is prohibited from accessing are included in the prevention access component list.

US Pat. No. 9,055,027

TRANSMISSION METHOD AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE

LENOVO (BEIJING) CO., LTD...

1. A transmission method, applied to a sending device in a transmission network, and used for transmitting data to a receiving
device from the sending device over the transmission network, wherein the transmission method comprises the steps of:
detecting whether a predetermined condition is satisfied;
dividing the data to be transmitted into a first data and a second data when determining that the predetermined condition
has been satisfied;

converting the first data to a third data with a first algorithm and the second data to a fourth data with a second algorithm,
so that the sum of the amounts of the third data and the fourth data is less than the sum of the amounts of the first data
and the second data, wherein the first algorithm is different from the second algorithm; and

transmitting the third data and the fourth data to the receiving device,
wherein the step for detecting whether the pre-determined condition is satisfied comprises detecting whether the sending device
transmits the data to be transmitted in an interframe compression manner; and, in the case of detecting that the sending device
transmits the data to be sent in an interframe compression manner, detecting by a sensor whether a motion parameter of the
sending device is greater than a third threshold.

US Pat. No. 9,424,418

INFORMATION PROCESSING DEVICE AND METHOD FOR SWITCHING PASSWORD INPUT MODE

LENOVO (BEIJING) CO., LTD...

1. An information processing device, comprising:
a usage scene sensor, configured to monitor a usage scene or a usage environment of the information processing device; and
a processor, configured to judge the usage scene or the usage environment of the information processing device based on an
output of the usage scene sensor before receiving inputs for authentication and to determine whether a password input mode
should be switched based on the judgment result in order to provide the password input mode that is convenient for a user
to input in the judged usage scene or the usage environment of the information processing device, wherein, different password
input modes require different types of inputs for authentication and whether the password input mode should be switched is
determined before inputs for authentication are received from the user.

US Pat. No. 9,563,393

INFORMATION PROCESSING METHOD AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE

Lenovo (Beijing) Co., Ltd...

1. An information processing method, applied to an electronic device comprising a main body, a display unit and a projection
unit, wherein a first display interface corresponding to a content to be projected is formed on a projection region of the
projection unit, and a second display interface is displayed on the display unit, and wherein the method comprises:
obtaining trigger information for instructing the electronic device to switch from a first state to a second state, wherein
the first state is a low power state of the electronic device, and the second state is a normal operation state of the electronic
device;

controlling the electronic device to switch from the first state to the second state in response to the trigger information,
wherein in a case that the electronic device is in the first state, the display unit is in a disabled state and the projection
unit is in the disabled state; and when the electronic device is switched into the second state, the display unit is switched
into an enabled state;

obtaining a first operation for a predetermined icon on the second display interface to run an application corresponding to
an application icon;

obtaining at least one parameter information;
determining whether to enable the projection unit, based on the at least one parameter information; and
controlling the projection unit to be in the enabled state, in a case that it is determined to enable the projection unit
based on the at least one parameter information,

wherein the predetermined icon is an application icon; and
wherein in a case that the predetermined icon is an application icon corresponding to a voice communication or a text communication,
the obtaining at least one parameter information comprises: obtaining a preset communication content as the at least one parameter
information from a content of the voice communication or the text communication, and

wherein after controlling the projection unit to be in the enabled state, the information processing method further comprise:
obtaining a first content from the voice communication or a text communication;
determining an application corresponding to the first content; and
displaying an application display interface of the application corresponding to the first content as the first display interface.

US Pat. No. 9,432,593

TARGET OBJECT INFORMATION ACQUISITION METHOD AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE

BEIJING LENOVO SOFTWARE L...

7. An electronic apparatus, comprising:
a first infrared transmitter for transmitting disperse point light to a target region, wherein at least one object is included
in the target region;

a second infrared transmitter for transmitting scattered light to the target region;
a photoreceptor for receiving first reflected light outputted by the at least one object reflecting the disperse point light
in a first time period and generating a depth image corresponding to the target region based on the first reflected light,
and receiving a second reflected light outputted by the at least one object reflecting the scattered light in a second time
period after the first time period and generating a feature image corresponding to the target region based on the second reflected
light; and

a processor for acquiring information of target image of a target object in the at least one object according to the depth
image and acquiring feature information of the target object based on the feature image and the information of target image.

US Pat. No. 9,699,934

ELECTRONIC APPARATUS AND CONNECTION DEVICE

BEIJING LENOVO SOFTWARE L...

1. An electronic apparatus, including:
a first body, the first body including a touch control unit;
a second body;
a connection device including: a connection body through which the first body is connected with the second body, wherein,
an angle value of the first body relative to the second body can vary by rotating around the connection device; a first torque
generator including a first recess member and a first protrusion member interacted with each other to generate a torque and
provided inside the connection body; and a second torque generator including a second recess member and a second protrusion
member interacted with each other to generate a torque and provided inside the connection body;

the first torque generator further includes a first elastic device that can be pressed under the interaction between the first
recess member and the first protrusion member, the second torque generator further includes a second elastic device that can
be pressed under the interaction between the second recess member and the second protrusion member;

wherein, one of the first recess member and second recess member and the respective first protrusion member and second protrusion
member is fixedly connected to one of the first body and the second body, and the other of the first recess member and second
recess member and the respective first protrusion member and second protrusion member is fixedly connected to the other one
of the first body and the second body such that rotation of one of the first body or the second body with respect to the other
of the first body or the second body enables the recess member and the protrusion member to interact to generate torque; and

wherein when the angle value is in a first preset threshold range, the first torque generator generates a first torque for
balancing a second torque generated by a gravitational effect generated by a weight of the first body, and a torque generated
by the second torque generator remains zero or constant; and

when the angle value is larger than a maximum value of the first preset threshold range, the first torque generator generates
a third torque, which is greater than the torque generated by it when the angle value is in the first preset threshold range,
and the second torque generator generates a fourth torque, the third torque and the fourth torque balancing a fifth torque
generated by a first composite force, wherein, the first composite force is a composition of the gravitational effect and
a push force acting on the touch control unit.

US Pat. No. 9,429,986

ELECTRONIC DEVICE

Beijing Lenovo Software L...

1. An electronic device, comprising:
a first body;
a second body connected to the first body; and
a connecting member, wherein the connecting member is hinged with the first body via a first hinge shaft and is hinged with
the second body via a second hinge shaft, such as to allow a state of relative position between the first body and the second
body to be switched between an open state and a closed state;

wherein the electronic device is configured in such a manner that, in the closed state, a second housing of the first body
snuggles against a first housing of the second body, and in the open state, a lower rim of the first body is located at a
front portion of the second body; and the lower rim of the first body keeps abutting against an upper surface of the second
body while the state of relative position is switched; and

wherein the center of gravity of the first body is located between the lower rim of the first body and a hinge portion of
the first body hinged with the connecting member, to allow the lower rim of the first body to keep abutting against the upper
surface of the second body while the state of relative position is switched.

US Pat. No. 9,532,485

HEAT DISSIPATING DEVICE AND ELECTRONIC APPARATUS

LENOVO (BEIJING) CO., LTD...

1. A heat dissipating device comprising plurality of horizontal heat dissipating fins being horizontally arranged in parallel
with each other in a stacked manner, such that arrangement of the plurality of horizontal heat dissipating fins is consistent
with an airflow direction of an air outlet of a fan abutting a first side of the heat dissipating device, wherein two adjacent
horizontal heat dissipating fins have a gap there between, through which air from the air outlet of the fan is discharged,
wherein a first horizontal heat dissipating fin is located at an uppermost layer among the plurality of horizontal heat dissipating
fins is coupled with a heat pipe, the plurality of horizontal heat dissipating fins extends to a vertical direction on a second
side of the heat dissipating device and is closed connected with each other.

US Pat. No. 9,337,529

PORTABLE TERMINAL

BEIJING LENOVO SOFTWARE L...

1. A portable terminal comprising:
a first frame body and a second frame body;
the first frame body is used for an antenna unit of the portable terminal;
a gap set in a first partial area of the first frame body;
a display surface side, a rear surface side, and a side surface of the first partial area with the gap being set are all covered
by the second frame body.

US Pat. No. 9,118,756

RECORDING METHOD, RECORDING DEVICE, AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE

LENOVO (BEIJING) CO., LTD...

1. A recording method applicable in a first electronic device, wherein the first electronic device comprises a voice communication
unit, the recording method comprising:
performing a voice communication with a second electronic device via the voice communication unit;
receiving a recording instruction from a user during the voice communication;
performing a content recording according to the recording instruction and generating a record data;
generating a communication identification information according to the voice communication; and
when the content record is completed, generating a record file via the record data, and correlating the communication identification
information to the record file.

US Pat. No. 9,510,480

ELECTRONIC DEVICE

Beijing Lenovo Software L...

1. An electronic apparatus, comprising:
a case;
a support device arranged at the case;
a rotating plate articulated to the support device;
a driving device configured to drive the rotating plate to rotate with respect to the support device; wherein the rotating
plate rotates with respect to the support device to generate airflow, the airflow is in a direction parallel to a rotation
plane of the rotating plate and away from the support device; and

a heat generating device arranged at a region that the airflow flows through; wherein heat of the heat generating device is
dissipated by the airflow,

wherein the driving device comprises:
a swinging driver configured to drive the rotating plate to swing to and fro with respect to the support device by taking
a predetermined axis as a central line; and

the rotating plate swings to and fro to generate airflow, and the airflow is in a direction along the predetermined axis and
away from the support device,

wherein the swinging driver comprises:
a force generator configured to generate an action force every action duration, wherein the action force controls the rotating
plate to rotate with respect to the support device by taking the predetermined axis as the central line in a turning direction
for a turning duration; and

a resetting unit configured to control the rotating plate to rotate with respect to the support device by taking the predetermined
axis as the central line in a direction opposite to the turning direction,

wherein the resetting unit comprises a torsional spring, one end of the torsional spring resists against a side of the rotating
plate facing the case, the other end of the torsional spring resists against a side of the support device facing the heat
generating device; or

wherein the resetting unit comprises a torsional spring, one end of the torsional spring resists against a side of the rotating
plate back to the case, and the other end of the torsional spring resists against a side of the support device back to the
heat generating device.

US Pat. No. 9,795,068

ELECTRONIC DEVICE

LENOVO (BEIJING) CO., LTD...

1. A computer device, the computer device comprising: a display panel; a frame, the display panel fixed to the frame; and
an elastic cover, the elastic cover covering a first side and opposite to the display panel of the frame, the elastic cover
forming one part of an outer housing of the computer device, wherein the frame supports the elastic cover so that component
accommodating space is formed between the elastic cover and the frame; and wherein the electronic device further comprises
at least one internal component attached to the display panel or the frame, and the at least one internal component is accommodated
in the accommodating space.

US Pat. No. 9,354,903

CONTROL METHOD AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE

Beijing Lenovo Software L...

1. A control method, applied to an electronic device comprising a CPU, wherein
the electronic device has a first state and a second state different from the first state;
wherein an operating frequency of the CPU comprises a first maximum operating frequency matching the first state and a second
maximum operating frequency matching the second state, with the first maximum operating frequency being higher than the second
maximum operating frequency;

wherein the method comprises:
obtaining a current state of the electronic device;
judging whether the current state is the first state or the second state;
generating a first control instruction in the case that the current state is the first state, or generating a second control
instruction in the case that the current state is the second state; and

performing the first control instruction to control the operating frequency of the CPU within the first maximum operating
frequency or performing the second control instruction to control the operating frequency of the CPU within the second maximum
operating frequency;

wherein the electronic device includes a first section and a second section,
wherein the electronic device has the first state and the second state different from the first state, comprises:
the electronic device is in the first state in the case that the electronic device is adjusted from a first position to a
second position different than the first position; and the electronic device is in the second state in the case that the electronic
device is adjusted from the second position to the first position.

US Pat. No. 9,235,080

DISPLAY DEVICE AND TERMINAL EQUIPMENT COMPRISING THE DISPLAY DEVICE

LENOVO (BEIJING) CO., LTD...

1. A display device, comprising:
a first panel having a first area;
a liquid crystal display panel disposed below the first panel and having a second area, configured to display an image based
on an image signal;

a backlight disposed below the liquid crystal display panel, configured to produce light;
a light guide plate disposed below the liquid crystal display panel and having a third area, configured to fix the backlight
and cause the light produced by the backlight to be uniformly irradiated on the liquid crystal display panel; and

a reflection unit disposed below the light guide plate, configured to reflect the light produced by the backlight to the light
guide plate,

wherein a space for accommodating and protecting the liquid crystal display panel and the backlight is formed between the
light guide plate and the first panel, the first area of the first panel is equal to the third area of the light guide plate,
and the first panel and the light guide plate constitute a housing of the display device.

US Pat. No. 9,312,321

DOUBLE-SIDED ORGANIC LIGHT-EMITTING DIODE, AND MANUFACTURING METHOD AND DISPLAY DEVICE THEREOF

BEIJING LENOVO SOFTWARE L...

1. A double-sided organic light-emitting diode comprising:
a transparent conducting layer electrically connected to an output end of a thin film transistor;
a transparent insulating layer arranged on the transparent conducting layer;
a first electrode arranged on the transparent insulating layer and electrically isolated from the transparent conducting layer;
a first organic light-emitting semiconductor layer arranged on the first electrode;
a shared electrode arranged on the first organic light-emitting semiconductor layer and electrically connected to the transparent
conducting layer;

a second organic light-emitting semiconductor layer arranged on the shared electrode; and
a second electrode arranged on the second organic light-emitting semiconductor layer,
wherein, the first electrode, the shared electrode and the second electrode are electrically isolated from each other, the
first electrode, the first organic light-emitting semiconductor layer and the shared electrode operate as a first organic
light-emitting diode; and the second electrode, the second organic light-emitting semiconductor layer and the shared electrode
operate as a second organic light-emitting diode,

wherein the shared electrode is an opaque reflection layer and the first electrode and the second electrode are transparent
layers.

US Pat. No. 9,160,694

EMAIL MANAGEMENT METHOD, APPARATUS AND TERMINAL DEVICE

BEIJING LENOVO SOFTWARE L...

1. An email management method, comprising:
receiving an email, and judging whether the email is attached with an attachment;
if the email is attached with an attachment, extracting attachment information of the email, and saving the attachment information,
wherein the attachment information comprises: attachment content and attachment attribute information; wherein, the attachment
content refers to an attachment file in the email; and the attachment attribute information comprises sender information,
sending time of the email to which the attachment belongs, size of the attachment file, name of the attachment file and/or
type information of the attachment file; and,

wherein the step of saving the attachment information includes automatically saving the attachment attribute information in
a special storage directory that is invisible to a user and automatically physically saving the attachment content in a special
storage space, wherein, after the step of automatically physically saving the attachment content in a special storage space,
the email management method further comprises:

manually re-saving the attachment content in a specified storage space, deleting the attachment content automatically physically
saved in the special storage space, generating address link information which points to the location in the specified storage
space or the specified storage space where the attachment content manually saved by the user is stored; and saving the address
link information of the specified storage space in the special storage space.

US Pat. No. 9,112,271

TERMINAL DEVICE

LENOVO (BEIJING) CO., LTD...

1. A terminal device, comprising:
a first house configured to at least accommodate a processing unit, and a wireless communication unit;
the wireless communication unit configured to cause the terminal device to perform wireless communication with an external
apparatus and exchange data, the wireless communication unit further comprising:

an antenna unit configured to receive and transmit a RF signal;
a RF circuit connected with the antenna unit and configured to transmit the RF signal to or receive the RF signal from the
antenna unit,

wherein, an air vent is set on the first house, the antenna unit is formed by the air vent, and the antenna unit is a gap-structured
antenna unit that comprises:

a first metallic component,
a second metallic component with a first gap between the first metallic component and the second metallic component,
a first grounding component,
a second grounding component,
a feed interface configured to feed the RF signal,
a micro-strip feed line configured to be above the first gap and across the first gap with one end of the micro-strip feed
line suspending in the air and the other end of the micro-strip feed line connected to the feed interface,

wherein, the first metallic component, the second metallic component, the first grounding component and the second grounding
comment enclose a closed-loop gap structure as the gap-structured antenna unit.

US Pat. No. 9,596,710

INFORMATION PROCESSING METHOD AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE

LENOVO (BEIJING) CO., LTD...

1. An information processing method applied to an electronic device capable of running an application, the method comprising:
inserting a first execution module into a target process corresponding to the application for triggering a detection for network
connection safety;

the first execution module acquiring a first network connection from the target process;
the first execution module invoking a second execution module;
the second execution module validating safety of the first network connection and feeding back a second network connection,
wherein the second network connection is a safe connection corresponding to the same content as the first network connection;
and

the target process acquiring the second network connection.

US Pat. No. 9,413,345

METHOD OF CONTROLLING ELECTRONIC DEVICE AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE

BEIJING LENOVO SOFTWARE L...

1. A method of controlling an electronic device that comprises a first body, a second body and a rotary apparatus; on at least
one body of the first body and the second body, there are provided M number of input apparatuses; the first body and the second
body are rotatably connected together through the rotary apparatus, where M is an integer greater than or equal to 1; wherein
the method comprises:
detecting a state-information of the first body and/or the second body to obtain a detection result;
when the detection result indicates that the first body and/or the second body are/is in a motion state:
detecting and obtaining a grip-position-information of a gripping body on the first body and/or the second body;
based on the grip-position-information, it is judged whether or not the distance between the gripping body and the respective
M number of input apparatuses meets a predefined condition, to obtain M number of judgment results;

based on the M number of judgment results, N number of input apparatuses from the M number of input apparatuses are determined,
wherein, the distance between each input apparatus of the N number of input apparatuses and the gripping body meets the predefined
condition;

generating a disable command so that N number of input apparatuses from the M number of input apparatuses are in a disabled
state, where N is an integer less than or equal to M and the N number of apparatuses are determined based on the grip-position-information.

US Pat. No. 9,407,835

IMAGE OBTAINING METHOD AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE

Beijing Lenovo Software L...

1. An image obtaining method applied to an electronic device, wherein the electronic device comprises an image capturing device,
the method comprising:
capturing M image frames of a first object by the image capturing device in a first time period, wherein M is an integer larger
than or equal to 2;

determining a first region in an i-th image frame of the M image frames based on a first preset rule;
obtaining M sub-image frames from the M image frames based on information of the first region, wherein an i-th sub-image frame
of the M sub-image frames is determined based on the i-th image frame and the information of the first region;

obtaining a j-th image frame of the M image frames; and
generating a first dynamic image of the first object by using the j-th image frame and the M sub-image frames,
wherein i and j are each integers larger than or equal to 1 and smaller than or equal to M.

US Pat. No. 9,459,714

ELECTRONIC DEVICE WITH MULTIPLE DISPLAY MODES AND DISPLAY METHOD OF THE SAME

BEIJING LENOVO SOFTWARE L...

1. A display method applied to an electronic device having at least a first display mode and a second display mode and comprising
a first display screen and a second display screen being a foldable display screen, comprising: detecting a screen state of
the second display screen; displaying in the first display mode when the screen state indicates that the second display screen
is in a first state, wherein a first picture is displayed on the first display screen; and displaying in the second display
mode when the screen state indicates that the second display screen is in a second state, wherein the first display screen
and the second display screen are separate display screens, in the second state, the first display screen is divided into
a first part and a second part and the first part is shaded by the second display screen; in the second display mode, the
first picture is displayed using a combination of at least part of the second display screen and the second part of the first
display screen while a second picture is displayed on the at least part of the second display screen, and the second picture
comprises a picture displayed on the first part of the first display screen if the second display screen is in the first state.

US Pat. No. 9,229,485

ELECTRONIC DEVICE AND METHOD FOR SWITCHING STATE THEREOF

BEIJING LENOVO SOFTWARE L...

1. An electronic device, comprising:
a casing, including a display unit for displaying on a first surface of the casing;
an input unit the input unit being movably disposed on a second surface of the casing;
a groove disposed on the second surface of the casing for accommodating the input unit;
a cover connected to the casing via a rotary shaft, the cover having a size adapted to the groove so as to cover the grove;
wherein, according to different positional relationships between the input unit and the casing, the electronic device has
at least two different operating modes: a tablet operating mode or a laptop operating mode;

wherein a mosaic bump is set in a predetermined position on an edge of the cover; a mosaic trough fit for the mosaic bump
is set in a position corresponding to the mosaic bump on an edge of the groove so that when the cover covers the groove, the
mosaic bump and the mosaic trough are used to fix the cover to the second surface of the casing.

US Pat. No. 9,436,283

ELECTRONIC APPARATUS AND ELECTRONIC SYSTEM

BEIJING LENOVO SOFTWARE L...

1. An electronic apparatus, comprising:
at least one programmable electric conductive unit configured to switch between a good conductor mode and a normal conductor
mode according to a control signal when it contacts with a second electronic apparatus, so as to transmit predetermined information
to the second electronic apparatus contacting with the electronic apparatus;

a control unit configured to generate the control signal having a preset frequency; and
a feedback information receiving unit configured to receive feedback information transmitted from the second electronic apparatus,
the feedback information being transmitted in response to reception of the predetermined information.

US Pat. No. 9,392,190

METHOD AND DEVICE FOR ACQUIRING IMAGE

BEIJING LENOVO SOFTWARE L...

5. A device for acquiring an image, wherein, the device comprises:
touch control display unit;
first determining unit for determining at least a first focus and a second focus in an image acquisition area;
one image acquisition unit for acquiring first image information in the image acquisition area corresponding to the first
focus, and acquiring second image information in the image acquisition area corresponding to the second focus;

processing unit for processing the first image information and the second image information to obtain third image information,
wherein, first determining unit cause the touch control display unit to display a focus selection mode including a single-focus
mode or a multi-focus mode, determines and records position of the first focus based on a first operation on a input device
of the electronic apparatus when the multi-focus mode is selected, determines and records position of the second focus based
on a second operation on the input device of the electronic apparatus after the position of the first focus is recorded, the
first focus and the second focus being on different planes for image acquisition.

US Pat. No. 9,121,586

LIGHTING EFFECT DEVICE AND ELECTRIC DEVICE

BEIJING LENOVO SOFTWARE L...

1. A lighting effect device, used for an apparatus having an operation surface with the operation surface having a reflective
characteristic, characterized in that, the lighting effect device comprises:
at least one light-supplying unit for forming a light-layer above the operation surface, wherein, the light-layer has no intersection
with the operation surface, and at least part of the light from the light-layer, after being reflected by an operation body
which enters into the light-layer, forms a visible optical-effect around the operation body.

US Pat. No. 9,459,655

LAPTOP

Beijing Lenovo Software L...

1. A laptop, comprising:
a screen, and a base provided with a keyboard;
wherein the screen has one end articulated to an end of the base via a rotating device; and
in a case that the screen is closed onto the base, a first distance between a bottom edge of the screen and a bottom edge
of the keyboard is smaller than a second distance between a top end of the screen and the bottom edge of the keyboard;

a guide rail is provided at two sides of the base, and the screen is slidable along the guide rail;
the rotating device comprises an articulated shaft connected to the base; and
at any position on the guide rail, the screen is rotatable about the articulated shaft connected to the base;
a first damper component is provided on the articulated shaft, and a first friction force is provided between the first damper
component and the guide rail; and wherein the first friction force fixes the screen with respect to the base after the screen
slides to any position on the base; and

the first damper component comprises:
a screw, a friction plate and an articulated shaft base;
the articulated shaft base is located under an upper layer of the guide rail, the friction plate is located above the upper
layer of the guide rail, and the screw passes through the friction plate and the upper layer of the guide rail to be fastened
to the articulated shaft base.

US Pat. No. 9,454,307

CONTROLLER USED FOR MULTI-STORAGES, TERMINAL DEVICE AND START-UP AND ACCESS METHOD THEREOF

BEIJING LENOVO SOFTWARE L...

1. A controller for multi-storages, comprising:
a first physical storage for storing data of an operating system; and
at least a second physical storage for storing data of a user, wherein,
the controller converts a partition table of the second physical storage and loads the converted partition table to the first
physical storage so as to form a partition table of a virtual storage supporting start-up of the operating system, stores
a correspondence relationship between the partition table of the virtual storage and the partition tables of the first physical
storage and the second physical storage, and

when the operating system starts-up, the controller shields direct access to the second physical storage so that the operating
system can not recognize the second physical storage, and indirectly accesses the second physical storage by converting virtual
address of the virtual storage into address of the first physical storage and address of the second physical storage based
on the correspondence relationship.

US Pat. No. 9,360,670

DISPLAY METHOD AND DISPLAY DEVICE FOR AUGMENTED REALITY

BEIJING LENOVO SOFTWARE L...

1. A display method, applied to an electronic device that includes a first display unit, which satisfies a predetermined transmittance;
a second display unit, which satisfies a predetermined transmittance; a first image acquisition unit, which is set corresponding
to the first display unit; a second image acquisition unit, which is set corresponding to the second display unit, wherein
when the electronic device is placed on a user, the first display unit locates within a viewable area of the user's first
eye, the second display unit locates within the viewable area of the user's second eye, and the first image acquisition unit
and the second image acquisition unit have an overlapping acquisition area, the overlapping acquisition area is the overlapping
area of the first image acquisition area of the first image acquisition unit and the second image acquisition area of the
second image acquisition unit, the display method includes:
acquiring a first image of the first image acquisition area with the use of first image acquisition unit, the first image
including a target image in the overlapping area, and the target image corresponding to a target object;

acquiring a second image of the second image acquisition area with the use of second image acquisition unit, the second image
including the target image in the overlapping area;

determining a display information in accordance with the target image;
determining a first display position in the first image in accordance with the target image;
determining a second display position in the second image in accordance with the target image; and
displaying the first display image corresponding to the display information at the first display position of the first display
unit and displaying the second display image corresponding to the display information at the second display position of the
second display unit at the same time, so as to enable the user to perceive 3D display image corresponding to the display information
while viewing through the first display unit by the first eye and viewing through the second display unit by the second eye,

wherein the first display position and the second display position correspond to the same target area with the same depth
as the target object.

US Pat. No. 9,236,766

CONTROL OF A POWER ADAPTER WITH ENERGY STORAGE ELEMENTS BASED ON OUTPUT VOLTAGE THRESHOLDS

BEIJING LENOVO SOFTWARE L...

1. A power adapter for supplying power to a portable computer and comprising a pulse width modulation unit and an output shaping
unit whose initial states are operation states, wherein the power adapter further comprises:
a first acquisition module for acquiring an output voltage of the output shaping unit,
a first judgment module for judging relationships between the output voltage and a first preset voltage threshold and a second
preset voltage threshold and obtaining a judgment result, the first preset voltage threshold being larger than or equal to
the second preset voltage threshold; and

a first control module for controlling the pulse width modulation unit to be in a turned-off state when the judgment result
indicates that the output voltage is larger than the first preset voltage threshold, and for controlling the pulse width modulation
unit to be in an operation state when the judgment result indicates that the output voltage is smaller than the second preset
voltage threshold and the pulse width modulation unit is in the turned-off state,

wherein when the pulse width modulation unit is in the turned-off state, energy storage elements in the output shaping unit
supply power to the portable computer by releasing the energy stored therein,

wherein the portable computer comprises a build-in power supply for supplying power, wherein the power adapter further comprises:
a first power supplying module for supplying power to the portable computer;
a second switch which is disposed in a power supplying loop of the first power supplying module and is in a turned-on state
initially;

a fourth acquisition module for acquiring a switch control parameter of the second switch;
a second judgment module for judging whether the build-in power supply can support the portable computer to operate in a current
state for a third preset period according to the switch control parameter;

a fourth control module for controlling the second switch to be turned off when the build-in power supply can support the
portable computer to operate in the current state for the third preset period, and controlling the second switch to be turned
on otherwise,

wherein the switch control parameter includes a first parameter and a second parameter,
the second judgment module is used to judge whether the current state of the portable computer is a second state in which
the power consumption of the portable computer is lower than a preset value, according to the first parameter and the second
parameter, and to judge whether the build-in power supply can support the portable computer to operate in the current state
for the third preset period when it is judged that the portable computer is in the second state;

the fourth control module is used to control the second switch to be turned off when the current state of the portable computer
is the second state and the build-in power supply can support the portable computer to operate in the current state for the
third preset period, and controlling the second switch to be turned on otherwise.

US Pat. No. 9,348,976

INFORMATION PROCESSING METHOD AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE

Beijing Lenovo Software L...

1. An information processing method applied to an electronic device, wherein:
the electronic device includes a frame structure, a display module, a processor, and a first type of sensor;
the frame structure includes a fixing structure that fixes the electronic device on an operation portion of a first user;
the display module includes a display screen and is fixed on the frame structure
the first type of sensor is fixed through the frame structure;
the processor is connected with the first type of sensor and is fixed through the frame structure;
the method comprises:
obtaining a first type of data that reflects a physical performance of the first user and is captured by the first type of
sensor, in a case that (i) the electronic device is fixed on the operation portion of the first user through the frame structure
and (ii) the electronic device is functioning;

obtaining configuration information at least based on the first type of data; and
automatically setting, based on the configuration information, a second type of sensor different from the first type of sensor,
and/or the display screen, and/or at least one piece of application data that can be fed back by the electronic device, to
suit the physical performance of the first user;

the electronic device further includes a third type of sensor different from the first type of sensor;
the method further includes, before obtaining the configuration information, obtaining a second type of data reflecting a
location of the electronic device through the third type of sensor, and

obtaining the configuration information includes:
searching for first configuration information in a preset area around the location of the electronic device based on the second
type of data; and

selecting, from the first configuration information, the configuration information corresponding to the first type of data.

US Pat. No. 9,280,666

METHOD AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE FOR PROTECTING DATA

Beijing Lenovo Software L...

1. A method of protecting data for a first electronic device with a data transmission interface, the first electronic device
being capable of performing data transmission with a second electronic device over the data transmission interface, a basic
I/O system of the first electronic device being provided with a verification program for verifying the second electronic device,
the method comprising:
in response to the second electronic device being connected to the first electronic device by the data transmission interface,
loading the verification program into a memory of the first electronic device;

generating a verification result indicating validity of the second electronic device by running the verification program on
the first electronic device from the memory;

in response to the verification result indicating that the second electronic device is not a valid device, disabling the data
transmission interface to prevent the second electronic device from performing data transmission with the first electronic
device over the data transmission interface;

after loading the verification program into the memory of the first electronic device, acquiring at least one monitoring program
including a first monitoring program for monitoring the verification program by copying the verification program, each of
the at least one monitoring program being the same as the verification program; and

after acquiring the first monitoring program and in response to the verification program not being detected, reloading the
verification program into the memory of the first electronic device by the first monitoring program.

US Pat. No. 9,437,158

ELECTRONIC DEVICE FOR CONTROLLING MULTI-DISPLAY AND DISPLAY CONTROL METHOD THEREOF

Beijing Lenovo Software L...

1. A display control method for an electronic device, which is applied to the electronic device comprising a display unit
and a process unit, a display region of the display unit including at least a first display region, a second display region,
and a third display region, the method comprising:
displaying an interactive program interface of a first application in the first display region;
receiving a first operation and generating a first instruction corresponding to the first operation by the display unit, wherein
the first operation is performed from the first display region to the second display region;

responding to the first instruction, controlling a second application to run by the process unit and displaying an interactive
program interface of the second application in the second display region, wherein the first application and the second application
are sub-applications of a third application; and

displaying interactive information of the first application and the second application in the third display region, wherein
the interactive information is generated in a process of interaction between the first application and the second application.

US Pat. No. 9,239,593

INFORMATION PROCESSING EQUIPMENT

LENOVO (BEIJING) CO., LTD...

1. An information processing apparatus, including:
a first housing configured to accommodate an arithmetic unit;
a second housing configured to accommodate a display unit;
a third housing configured to accommodate an input unit;
a first wireless communication unit in the first housing;
a second wireless communication unit in the second housing; and
a third wireless communication unit in the third housing;a first connection unit configured to removably connect the second housing and the third housing and comprising a first circuit;
and
a second connection unit configured to removably connect the first housing and the third housing and comprising a second circuit,
wherein when the first housing, the second housing and the third housing are separated from each other, the display unit and
the arithmetic unit exchange data through the first wireless communication unit and the second wireless communication unit
and the input unit and the arithmetic unit exchange data through the first wireless communication unit and the third wireless
communication unit,

wherein when the first housing and the third housing are connected through the second connection unit, the arithmetic unit
and the input unit exchange data via the second circuit; when the second housing and the third housing are connected through
the first connection unit, the display unit and the input unit exchange data via the first circuit.

US Pat. No. 9,459,699

CONTROL METHOD AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE

Beijing Lenovo Software L...

1. A control method applied to an electronic device on which at least two sensing units, including a first sensing unit and
a second sensing unit, are arranged, the method comprising:
determining a first operating area where an operator performs a gesture operation according to sensing information obtained
by the at least two sensing units, wherein, sensing information from various spatial areas are obtained by the at least two
sensing units, the first operating area comprises at least one spatial area of the various spatial areas; and

generating and executing a first control instruction corresponding to the first operating area based on at least a configuration
relationship between an operating area and an instruction, wherein the first control instruction is different from a second
control instruction which is generated when the operator performs a gesture operation in a second operating area;

wherein information of a first spatial area is sensed by the first sensing unit, information of a second spatial area is sensed
by the second sensing unit, and information of a third spatial area is sensed by both the first sensing unit and the second
sensing unit, and

wherein generating and executing a first control instruction corresponding to the first operating area based on at least a
configuration relationship between an operating area and an instruction comprises:

generating and executing first sub-control information for switching forward with a plurality of outputs of the electronic
device if the first operating area varies at least from the first spatial area to the third spatial area; and

generating and executing second sub-control information for switching backward with the plurality of outputs of the electronic
device if the first operating area varies at least from the second spatial area to the third spatial area.

US Pat. No. 9,408,191

COMMUNICATION TERMINAL AND METHOD FOR CONTROLLING DATA COMMUNICATION

Beijing Lenovo Software L...

1. A communication terminal, comprising:
a first antenna, adapted to receive a first communication signal from a first correspondent node or transmit a first communication
signal to the first correspondent node;

a first communication module, adapted to receive the first communication signal from the first antenna after the first antenna
receives the first communication signal from the first correspondent node, or transmit the first communication signal to the
first antenna before the first antenna transmits the first communication signal to the first correspondent node;

a second antenna, adapted to receive a second communication signal from a second correspondent node or transmit a second communication
signal to the second correspondent node; and

a second communication module, adapted to receive the second communication signal from the second antenna after the second
antenna receives the second communication signal from the second correspondent node, or transmit the second communication
signal to the second antenna before the second antenna transmits the second communication signal to the second correspondent
node;

wherein
the first communication module is further adapted to, when transmitting the first communication signal to the first antenna,
generate a first communication control signal to control the second communication module; and

the second communication module is further adapted to receive the first communication control signal, and stop the transmission
of the second communication signal between the second communication module and the second antenna in accordance with the first
communication control signal, and

wherein the first antenna and the second antenna are the same antenna, and the terminal further comprises an antenna multiplexing
circuit, wherein

the first communication module is connected with the antenna via the antenna multiplexing circuit;
the second communication module is connected with the antenna via the antenna multiplexing circuit; and
the antenna multiplexing circuit has an end connected with the first communication module and the second communication module,
and another end connected with the antenna, and is adapted to transmit a wireless communication signal transmitted by either
of the first communication module and the second communication module to the antenna, and transmit a wireless communication
signal received by the antenna to a corresponding one of the first communication module and the second communication module,
and

wherein the terminal further comprises a logic control circuit, wherein
the first communication module comprises a first sub-communication module and a second sub-communication module;
the first sub-communication module is connected with the second communication module via the logic control circuit, and is
adapted to transmit a first sub-communication signal to the first antenna, and when transmitting the first sub-communication
signal, generate a first sub-communication control signal and transmit the first sub-communication control signal to the logic
control circuit;

the second sub-communication module is connected with the second communication module via the logic control circuit, and is
adapted to transmit a second sub-communication signal to the first antenna, and when transmitting the second sub-communication
signal, generate a second sub-communication control signal and transmit the second sub-communication control signal to the
logic control circuit; and

the logic control circuit is adapted to receive the first sub-communication control signal and the second sub-communication
control signal, and generate the first communication control signal to control the second communication module in accordance
with the first sub-communication control signal and the second sub-communication control signal.

US Pat. No. 9,269,333

TERMINAL AND METHOD FOR CHARGING AND DISCHARGING THEREOF

BEIJING LENOVO SOFTWARE L...

1. A terminal, comprising: a first hardware system and a second hardware system, the first hardware system comprising, a first
processing unit, a first charging unit, a first switching unit, and a first battery unit, the first processing unit being
connected to the first charging unit and the first switching unit respectively, the first switching unit being connected to
the first battery unit and being directly connected to the first charging unit; the second hardware system comprising a second
processing unit and a second battery unit, the second processing unit being connected to the second battery unit, the first
processing unit being directly connected to the second processing unit, the second battery unit being connected to the first
switching unit, wherein,
the first processing unit acquires first status information of the first battery unit, and second status information of the
second battery unit via the second processing unit; and on the basis of the first status information, controls the first charging
unit to select to charge the first battery unit; or on the basis of the second status information, controls the first charging
unit to select to charge the second battery unit; or on the basis of the first status information and the second status information,
controls the first charging unit to select to charge the first battery unit or the second battery unit; or on the basis of
the first status information and/or the second status information, controls the first switching unit to select the first battery
unit or the second battery unit to supply the first hardware system with electricity.

US Pat. No. 9,258,774

METHOD FOR INFORMATION PROCESSING AND ELECTRONIC APPARATUS THEREOF

Beijing Lenovo Software L...

1. A method for information processing applied to a first electronic apparatus, the first electronic apparatus comprising
a first wireless communication module and being able to obtain a first application, in the case that the first electronic
apparatus has the first application and the first wireless communication module is in an operating state, the method comprising:
obtaining, in the case that the first application is run, a first control operation for the first application, the first control
operation being for instructing to establish a first group capable of comprising at least two participants;

during a process for establishing the first group in response to the first control operation, controlling the first wireless
communication module to serve as a wireless access point and naming the wireless access point with parameter information for
the first group, with the wireless access point generating a radiation signal to make the wireless access point being able
to be scanned by at least one second electronic apparatus in the case that the at least one second electronic apparatus is
within coverage of the radiation signal;

establishing, after response information is obtained, a communication path connected to the at least one second electronic
apparatus in a wireless link layer, the response information being generated when the wireless access point is scanned and
selected by the at least one second electronic apparatus within the coverage of the wireless access point; and

obtaining, via the communication path, information indicating that the at least one second electronic apparatus joins the
first group.

US Pat. No. 9,612,688

PROJECTION METHOD AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE

Beijing Lenovo Software L...

1. An information processing method, comprising:
obtaining image data through an image sensor;
determining first positions of M first objects based on the obtained image data within a predetermined space that is within
a field-of-view of the image sensor, wherein M?1;

obtaining identity information, as parameter information, of a movable object within the predetermined space;
synchronizing task data which belongs to the movable object according to the identity information; and
projecting N images to second positions of N second objects, which correspond to the N images, within the predetermined space,
when the parameter information meets predetermined condition, wherein the N second objects are among the M first objects,
N?M, and further wherein the projecting the N images further comprising:

determining a first task to be started in task data according to task data of the movable object; and
determining the N images when a first action is to be performed, wherein the N images are involved in the first task executed
by the movable object.

US Pat. No. 9,323,058

DISPLAY METHOD AND DISPLAY DEVICE FOR AUGMENTED REALITY

BEIJING LENOVO SOFTWARE L...

1. A display method, applied to an electronic device that includes a first display unit, which satisfies a predetermined transmittance;
a second display unit, which satisfies a predetermined transmittance; a first image acquisition unit, which is set corresponding
to the first display unit; a second image acquisition unit, which is set corresponding to the second display unit, wherein
when the electronic device is placed on a user, the first display unit locates within a viewable area of the user's first
eye, the second display unit locates within the viewable area of the user's second eye, and the first image acquisition unit
and the second image acquisition unit have an overlapping acquisition area, the overlapping acquisition area is the overlapping
area of the first image acquisition area of the first image acquisition unit and the second image acquisition area of the
second image acquisition unit, the display method includes:
acquiring a first image of the first image acquisition area with the use of first image acquisition unit, the first image
including a target image in the overlapping area, and the target image corresponding to a target object;

acquiring a second image of the second image acquisition area with the use of second image acquisition unit, the second image
including the target image in the overlapping area;

determining a display information in accordance with the target image;
determining a first display position in the first image in accordance with the target image;
determining a second display position in the second image in accordance with the target image; and
displaying the first display image corresponding to the display information at the first display position of the first display
unit and displaying the second display image corresponding to the display information at the second display position of the
second display unit at the same time, so as to enable the user to perceive 3D display image corresponding to the display information
while viewing through the first display unit by the first eye and viewing through the second display unit by the second eye,

wherein the first display position and the second display position correspond to the same target area with the same depth
as the target object.

US Pat. No. 9,099,021

DISPLAY SCREEN AND TERMINAL DEVICE USING SAME

BEIJING LENOVO SOFTWARE L...

1. A display screen, comprising:
a display panel portion, configured to display an image based on input image data;
a transparent fixing component above the display panel portion, configured to protect the display panel portion; and
a camera unit provided on a first area of the display panel portion and comprising:
a blocking unit provided on the first area of an upper surface of the display panel portion, configured to block light rays
emitted from the display panel portion;

a photo-sensitive unit provided on an upper surface of the blocking unit; and
a lens unit provided above the photo-sensitive unit, and
wherein the blocking unit comprises multiple openings configured to pass the light rays emitted from the display panel portion
and the photo-sensitive unit is provided on an area on the upper surface of the blocking unit which is not provided with the
openings.

US Pat. No. 9,239,678

ELECTRONIC DEVICE AND METHOD, CELL PHONE, PROGRAM TO ACHIEVE PRESET OPERATION COMMAND THEREOF

BEIJING LENOVO SOFTWARE L...

1. An electronic device, comprising:
a touch acquisition module having an input area, which performs a touch acquisition operation, the input area includes a first
area and a second area;

a processing module, which calculates a first result indicating coordinates of a pointing object according to data acquired
by the touch acquisition module, when a start position of a touch operation is in the first area, and calculates a second
result indicating an action of the pointing object according to the data acquired by the touch acquisition module, when the
start position of the touch operation is in the second area,

the electronic device further comprising a mainboard and a central processing unit (CPU) disposed on the mainboard, wherein,
the processing module is a microcontroller, and the microcontroller is connected to the mainboard and sends the first result
or the second result to the CPU through the mainboard;

the microcontroller further comprising a pointing object location unit for determining the start position of the touch operation
according to the data acquired by the touch acquisition module;

a coordinate calculation unit for calculating the coordinates of the pointing object according to the data acquired by the
touch acquisition module, when the start position of the touch operation is in the first area;

an action calculation unit for calculating the second result indicating the action of the pointing object according to the
data acquired by the touch acquisition module, when the start position of the touch operation is in the second area;

an instruction acquisition unit for acquiring the operation instruction corresponding to preset action matched with the action
of the pointing object; and

an output unit for sending the coordinates of the pointing object or the operation instruction to the CPU through the mainboard.

US Pat. No. 9,628,908

SOUND COLLECTION METHOD AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE

BEIJING LENOVO SOFTWARE L...

1. A sound collection method, the method being applicable to an electronic device that includes an image acquisition unit
and an audio collection unit, the method comprising:
determining a focus object when the image acquisition unit is acquiring images;
obtaining a position relationship information between the focus object and the image acquisition unit based on the focus object;
obtaining a first direction information based on the position relationship information; and,
controlling the audio collection unit to collect sound from a sound source corresponding to the first direction based on the
first direction information,

wherein, when there are N sound sources corresponding to the first direction and N is an integer greater than or equal to
2, the determining the focus object when the image acquisition unit are acquiring images comprises determining P sound sources
from the N sound sources as the focus objects at the same time, when the image acquisition unit are acquiring images, wherein
2?P?N.

US Pat. No. 9,384,369

INFORMATION PROCESSING METHOD AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE

Beijing Lenovo Software L...

1. An information processing method, applied to an electronic device comprising a biometric feature acquisition unit and a
display unit, the method comprising:
determining whether an unlock operation is received in a case that the electronic device is in a lock-screen state, to obtain
a first determination result;

obtaining first biometric feature information of a user with the biometric feature acquisition unit during a process for performing
the unlock operation in a case that the first determination result indicates that the unlock operation is received;

determining whether the first biometric feature information matches a preset feature information to obtain a second determination
result and whether a period of buffer time is preset to prevent information in an application from being backed-up frequently
upon other users failing to unlock the mobile phone;

generating a first backup instruction for backing-up and storing first data in the electronic device and executing the first
backup instruction to backup the first data into a second electronic device, in a case that the second determination result
indicates that the first biometric feature information does not match the preset feature information and the period of buffer
time has not been preset;

determining whether the process of determining whether the first biometric feature information matches the preset feature
information to obtain the second determination result is within the period of buffer time, in a case that the second determination
result indicates that the first biometric feature information does not match the preset feature information and the period
of buffer time has been preset, and

generating the first backup instruction for backing-up and storing the first data in the electronic device to a second electronic
device and executing the first backup instruction to backup the first data into the second electronic device in a case that
the process of determining whether the first biometric feature information matches the preset feature information to obtain
the second determination result is not within the period of buffer time, wherein the period of buffer time is the period between
(i) the case that the second determination result indicates that the first biometric feature information matches the preset
feature information and (ii) the case that the second determination result indicates that the first biometric feature information
does not match the preset feature information.

US Pat. No. 9,377,901

DISPLAY METHOD, A DISPLAY CONTROL METHOD AND ELECTRIC DEVICE

BEIJING LENOVO SOFTWARE L...

1. A display method applied to a first electronic device having a projecting unit with a projection area and capable of communicating
with a second electronic device having a touch sensing unit, the method comprising:
determining a first image to be projected;
projecting the first image, the first image being capable of forming on the touch sensing unit when the second electronic
device is in the projection area and the touch sensing unit faces towards the first electronic device;

receiving first operation information transmitted by the second electronic device, the first operation information being information
acquired by the second electronic device in response to a first operation performed by a user on the touch sensing unit;

determining a second image based on the first image and the first operation information; and
projecting the second image,wherein prior to projecting the first image, further comprising:
determining a first ratio of the first image, and a second ratio of a touch sensitive region of the touch sensing unit;
judging whether or not the first ratio and the second ratio match; and
the step of projecting the first image, the first image being capable of forming on the touch sensing unit when the second
electronic device is in the projection area and the touch sensing unit faces towards the first electronic device includes:
projecting the first image when the first ratio and the second ratio match, the first image being capable of forming on the
touch sensing unit when the second electronic device is in the projection area and the touch sensing unit faces towards the
first electronic device.

US Pat. No. 9,280,226

INFORMATION PROCESSING METHOD FOR SWITCHING OPERATION STATE BASED ON SIZE OF CONTACT PORTION AND ELECTRONIC APPARATUS

Beijing Lenovo Software L...

1. An information processing method, applied to an electronic apparatus including a touch unit, comprising:
if it is sensed that a first touch operation is performed on a surface of the touch unit by a first touch object, detecting
a first size of a portion of the touch unit where the touch unit contacts with the first touch object;

comparing the first size with a first preset threshold to judge whether the first size satisfies a first preset condition,
comprising determining that the first size satisfies the first preset condition in response to the first size being larger
or smaller than the first preset threshold; and

controlling the electronic apparatus to switch from a first operating state to a second operating state and generate first
prompt information for prompting that the electronic apparatus operates in the second operating state, in the case that the
first size satisfies the first preset condition,

wherein before comparing the first size with the first preset threshold to judge whether the first size satisfies the first
preset condition, the method further comprises:

determining a second size of a portion of the touch unit where the touch unit contacts with a first user;
obtaining a second preset threshold pre-stored in the electronic apparatus; and
determining the first preset threshold corresponding to the first user, based on the second size and the second preset threshold.

US Pat. No. 9,250,723

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR STROKE ACQUISITION AND ULTRASONIC ELECTRONIC STYLUS

Lenovo (Beijing) Co., Ltd...

1. A method for stroke acquisition, applied to an ultrasonic electronic stylus, wherein the ultrasonic electronic stylus is
adapted to write on a writing board, a pressure sensor is provided at a nib of the ultrasonic electronic stylus, the method
comprises:
in the case that the ultrasonic electronic stylus contacts with the writing board, detecting whether a pressure generated
on the writing board by the ultrasonic electronic stylus reaches a first predetermined value, and in the case that the pressure
generated on the writing board by the ultrasonic electronic stylus reaches the first predetermined value, controlling the
ultrasonic electronic stylus to generate a first signal, so that a signal receiver of an electronic device receives the first
signal and acquires, based on the first signal, a first stroke generated by the ultrasonic electronic stylus on the writing
board;

adjusting an operation parameter of the ultrasonic electronic stylus after the first signal is generated, wherein the operation
parameter comprises a threshold of the pressure sensor and/or a duration of a generated signal; and

in the case that the pressure generated on the writing board by the ultrasonic electronic stylus is smaller than the first
predetermined value, judging whether a preset condition is satisfied and controlling the ultrasonic electronic stylus to continue
to generate a second signal if the preset condition is satisfied, so that the electronic device continues to acquire a second
stroke based on the second signal.

US Pat. No. 9,229,490

INFORMATION PROCESSING DEVICE

LENOVO (BEIJING) CO., LTD...

1. An information processing device, comprising:
a first component, including a display unit and a first antenna of the information processing device;
a second component, including an arithmetic unit and a radio frequency circuit;
the arithmetic unit used for providing a display signal to the display unit;
a first connector connecting the first component and the second component and enabling the first component to rotate relative
to the second component;

a second antenna disposed on the first connector means; and,
a feed line connected with the radio frequency circuit, the feed line having a feed point;
wherein the radio frequency circuit is used for receiving or sending a radio frequency signal via the feed line,
the first component comprises a first metallic house body used for containing the display unit and having a first surface
and a second surface,

the first surface of the first metallic house body is used as the first antenna, and
the second component comprises a second metallic house body used for containing the arithmetic unit and the radio frequency
circuit, and the second metallic house body has a third surface and a fourth surface,

the information processing device has a first operation state and a second operation state based on a relative position of
the first surface and the fourth surface, and

in the second operation status, the first antenna and the fourth surface contact, and the first antenna is directly grounded
by the fourth surface.

US Pat. No. 9,078,081

MOBILE TERMINAL AND METHOD FOR SERVICE PROCESSING THEREOF

BEIJING LENOVO SOFTWARE L...

1. A mobile terminal, comprising:
a communicating module;
a determining module for determining whether it is necessary to apply for a provisioning of a first service, to obtain a determination
result;

a register information collecting module for collecting first register information used for the provisioning of the first
service when the determination result indicates that it is necessary to apply for the provisioning of the first service, wherein
the first register information comprises an ID for identifying the mobile terminal uniquely;

a first transmitting module for transmitting a first register request comprising the first register information to a first
server by using the communicating module, wherein the first register request is used to apply for the provisioning of the
first service;

a first receiving module for receiving service setting information by using the communicating module, wherein the service
setting information is returned by the first server after the first server provisions the first service according to the first
register request, wherein the first service is a mailbox service, the service setting information is mailbox setting information,
and the first service module is a mail client;

a second transmitting module for transmitting a second register request comprising a second register information to a second
server by using the communicating module,

wherein the mobile terminal obtains the determination result by receiving information from a third server;
a third receiving module for receiving the information from the third server, including determining whether the first service
is included in a list of services to be provisioned and whether a service flag of the first service included in the list of
services has been marked as having been registered and determines, from the determination result, that it is necessary to
apply for the provisioning of the first service;

a second receiving module for receiving a list of services to be provisioned returned by the second server by using the communicating
module, wherein a service required to be provisioned to the mobile terminal which is determined by the second server according
to the second register information is recorded in the list of services to be provisioned; and

a setting module for setting a first service module according to the service setting information, wherein a first service
module is used to provide the first service through an interaction with a server corresponding to the first service.

US Pat. No. 9,250,780

INFORMATION PROCESSING METHOD AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE

Lenovo (Beijing) Co., Ltd...

1. An information processing method, which is applied to an electronic device, wherein the electronic device comprises a touch
display unit on which M application programs are capable of being run simultaneously, and M window interfaces of the M application
programs are capable of being displayed simultaneously on a display region of the touch display unit, M is a positive integer,
the method comprises:
acquiring a triggering instruction for starting a first application program of the M application programs;
executing the triggering instruction, and obtaining a first parameter;
generating a first window interface of the first application program based on the first parameter; and
displaying the first window interface,
wherein a display area of the first window interface is less than a full-screen display area of the first application program
on the display region.

US Pat. No. 9,503,149

ELECTRONIC DEVICE AND CONTROL METHOD THEREOF

BEIJING LENOVO SOFTWARE L...

1. An electronic device comprising:
a transceiver including a transmitting interface and a receiving interface and configured to transmit a radio-frequency signal
through the transmitting interface and to receive the radio-frequency signal through the receiving interface;

a wireless network processor including a transmission interface and configured to transmit or receive a wireless local area
network signal through the transmission interface;

an antenna configured to transmit or receive the radio-frequency signal and transmit or receive the wireless local area network
signal;

an amplifier configured to amplify the signal from the transmitting interface of the transceiver, the radio-frequency signal
received from the antenna by the transceiver, and the wireless local area network signal transmitted or received through the
transmission interface by the wireless network processor; and

a controller configured to control the amplifier to amplify the radio-frequency signal transmitted by the transceiver and
the radio-frequency signal received from the antenna by the transceiver, or to amplify the wireless local area network signal
transmitted or received through the transmission interface by the wireless network processor according to detection signals
from the transceiver and the wireless network processor.

US Pat. No. 9,244,548

TERMINAL DEVICE

LENOVO (BEIJING) CO., LTD...

1. A terminal device, comprising:
a first casing, configured to accommodate a display part of the terminal device;
a second casing, configured to accommodate a computation part and a heat dissipation part of the terminal device;
a first shaft, provided on one side of the second casing, configured to be connected to the first casing and the second casing,
and the first casing being able to rotate clockwise or counterclockwise around an axis of the first shaft; and

a touch sensing unit, connected to the first shaft and configured to detect touch inputs from the user,
wherein the touch sensing unit is provided between the first casing and the second casing and is able to rotate clockwise
or counterclockwise around the first shaft and when the touch sensing unit is contacted with the first casing or the second
casing, the first shaft is configured to activate a control signal to notify the computation part of the contact between the
touch sensing unit and the first casing or the second casing, and

wherein whether the touch sensing unit is contacted with the first casing or the second casing is detected by an angle between
the touch sensing unit and one of the first casing and the second casing and an angle between the first casing and the second
casing.

US Pat. No. 9,918,396

BENDABLE STRUCTURE AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE

Beijing Lenovo Software L...

1. A bendable structure for an electronic device, comprising:
a first structural layer; and
a second structural layer arranged to be overlapped with the first structural layer, wherein:
the bendable structure has a straight state and a bent state, the first structural layer has a first bendable section capable
of being bent, the second structural layer has a second bendable section capable of being bent, and the first bendable section
corresponds to the second bendable section in an overlapped manner;

when the bendable structure is in the bent state, a first central angle corresponding to the first bendable section and a
second central angle corresponding to the second bendable section are same; and

the bendable structure further comprises a movable joint set, wherein the movable joint set comprises:
a first movable joint having a first guiding control part, wherein the first guiding control part is in a sector structure
and provided with a first pin;

a plurality of intermediate movable joints each having a second guiding control part, a sliding groove body part, and a second
pin, wherein

the sliding groove body part is provided with a first arc-shaped guiding groove for cooperating with the first guiding control
part or the second guiding control part in other movable joints, and

a slotted hole is provided at the bottom of the first arc-shaped guiding groove for accommodating the first pin or the second
pin; and

a second movable joint provided with a second arc-shaped guiding groove, wherein
the plurality of intermediate movable joints is located between the first movable joint and the second movable joint, and
each of the plurality of intermediate movable joints is coupled to two adjacent movable joints respectively through the corresponding
pin and the corresponding arc-shaped guiding groove.

US Pat. No. 9,419,328

TERMINAL DEVICE

LENOVO (BEIJING) CO., LTD...

1. A terminal device, comprising:
a first housing configured to at least accommodate a processing unit, and a wireless communication unit;
the wireless communication unit configured to cause the terminal device to perform wireless communication with an external
apparatus and exchange data, the wireless communication unit further comprising:

an antenna unit configured to receive and transmit a RF signal;
an RF circuit connected with the antenna unit and configured to transmit the RF signal to or receive the RF signal from the
antenna unit,

wherein, an air vent is set on the first housing, and the antenna unit is formed by the air vent, the air vent being made
of metallic material, and metallic bars with a predetermined interval are set between two long sides of the air vent, and
a gap antenna is formed on the two long sides of the air vent and the metallic bars with the predetermined interval as the
antenna unit.

US Pat. No. 9,412,339

DISPLAY METHOD AND DISPLAY DEVICE

LENOVO (BEIJING) CO., LTD...

1. A display method applied to a first device including a display module and a first input module, the first device having
at least a first state in which it is connected to a second device including a second input module, the display module displays
output content of the first device in the first state and is capable of receiving input from the second input module, and
a second state in which it is disconnected with the second device, the display module displays the output content of the first
device and is capable of receiving input from the first input module, the method comprising steps of:
displaying a first output content of the first device in a first region of the display module by the first device, when the
first device is in the first state;

displaying the first output content in a second region of the display module, and displaying a second output content in a
third region of the display module by the first device, when it is detected that the first device enters the second state
from the first state;

wherein the first output content is different from the second output content, the second region is not overlapped with the
third region, and the first region contains the second region and the third region,

wherein the display module further includes a fourth region contained in the first region, in the second state,
the first input module comprises a touch sensitive module;
the touch sensitive module is overlapped with the first region of the display module in the first state, and is operable to
sense a touch operation on the first output content by an operating object; and

in the second state, the touch sensitive module comprises a second touch sensitive region corresponding to the second region,
a third touch sensitive region corresponding to the third region and a fourth sensitive region corresponding to the fourth
region, the first device responds to touch operation in the second touch sensitive region and the third touch sensitive region
by the operating object, and does not respond to touch operation in the fourth touch sensitive region by the operating object.

US Pat. No. 9,396,386

INFORMATION PROCESSING METHOD, SYSTEM AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE

Beijing Lenovo Software L...

1. An information processing method for an electronic device, the electronic device including an image acquisition apparatus
and a processor, the information processing method comprising:
acquiring, by the image acquisition apparatus, an image for an object and a plane on which the electronic device stands;
determining, by the processor, whether the object contacts the plane based on the acquired image;
detecting, by the processor, position-changed information of the object in response to the object contacting the plane; and
in response to the object separating from the plane, discontinuing the detecting the position-changed information of the object.

US Pat. No. 9,372,568

METHOD, DEVICE AND SYSTEM FOR INTERACTING

Beijing Lenovo Software L...

1. A method for interacting, which is applied in an electronic device and at least two external accessories independent of
the electronic device, wherein the electronic device comprises a display device, wherein, the method comprises:
obtaining first information of each of the external accessories;
judging whether the first information of each of the external accessories satisfies a preset first condition; and
processing each of the external accessories according to the preset first condition if the first information of each of the
external accessories satisfies the preset first condition,

wherein the first information is parameter information of the external accessory, and the obtaining first information of each
of the external accessories comprises:

obtaining parameter information of a first accessory, which comprises position information of the first accessory and attribute
information of the first accessory, wherein the position information of the first accessory is used for representing information
of a position where the first accessory is placed on the display device and the attribute information of the first accessory
is used for changing a display state of the display device; and

obtaining parameter information of a second accessory, which comprises position information of the second accessory and attribute
information of the second accessory, wherein the position information of the second accessory is used for representing information
of a position where the second accessory is placed on the display device and the attribute information of the second accessory
is used for changing the display state of the display device;

wherein the judging whether the first information of each of the external accessories satisfies a preset first condition and
the processing each of the external accessories according to the preset first condition if the first information of each of
the external accessories satisfies the preset first condition comprises:

binding the first accessory and the second accessory and generating binding information if the parameter information of the
first accessory and the parameter information of the second accessory satisfy the preset first condition, wherein the binding
information comprises combination information after the first accessory and the second accessory are bound;

generating a state changing instruction according to the binding information; and
switching the display state of the display device from a first display state to a second display state according to the state
changing instruction, wherein the first display state is different from the second display state.

US Pat. No. 9,395,895

DISPLAY METHOD AND APPARATUS, AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE

Lenovo (Beijing) Co., Ltd...

1. A display method applied to an electronic device including a processor, wherein the electronic device presents a first
image on a display supporter, the first image comprises at least a first operation object and a second operation object, a
first distance is provided between a first initial display position of the first operation object and a second initial display
position of the second operation object, the operation object is triggered to display an image corresponding to the operation
object, and the display method comprises:
acquiring, by the processor, a relative relationship between a user and the display supporter;
judging, by the processor, whether the relative relationship satisfies a first preset condition; and
displaying, by the processor, a second image in the case that the relative relationship satisfies the first preset condition,
wherein the second image comprises the first operation object and the second operation object, a second distance is provided
between a first object display position of the first operation object and a second object display position of the second operation
object, and the second distance is different from the first distance.

US Pat. No. 9,432,085

METHOD FOR RECOGNIZING MOVEMENT TRAJECTORY OF OPERATOR, MICROCONTROLLER AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE

Beijing Lenovo Software L...

1. A method for recognizing a movement trajectory of an operator, wherein the method is applied to an electronic device provided
with an antenna and a sensor, the antenna is connected to the sensor and is in a first operation mode, and the method comprises:
obtaining a capacitance signal which is generated by the antenna in the first operation mode during a first time period and
is collected by the sensor;

generating data of a distance between the operator and the antenna during the first time period according to the capacitance
signal; and

analyzing the data of the distance, and obtaining the movement trajectory of the operator formed during the first time period;
and

triggering the electronic device to make the electronic device execute a target instruction corresponding to the movement
trajectory according to a preset correspondence between a trajectory and an instruction after obtaining the movement trajectory
of the operator formed during the first time period,

wherein the method further comprises: after generating the data of the distance between the operator and the antenna during
the first time period according to the capacitance signal,

controlling the antenna to switch from the first operation mode to a second operation mode in a case that the data of the
distance comprises data of a distance smaller than or equal to a first threshold, wherein transmission power of the antenna
in the second operation mode is smaller than transmission power of the antenna in the first operation mode.

US Pat. No. 9,436,379

CONTROL METHOD AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE

LENOVO (BEIJING) CO., LTD...

1. A control method applied to an electronic device, the method comprising:
detecting pressure imposed on a first surface of the electronic device, a flexible screen being set on the first surface;
when a second pressure is detected on the first surface while a first pressure is detected on the first surface, obtaining
first pressure parameters of the first pressure and second pressure parameters of the second pressure;

generating a control instruction of manipulating a display parameter for displaying a target object on the flexible screen
based on the first and second pressure parameters according to settings of a current application; and

executing the control instruction,
wherein,
the electronic device is configured to deform as a whole in response to the first pressure detected on the first surface and
the second pressure detected on the first surface,

an effect of displaying the target object under the control instruction is consistent with physical deformation of the flexible
screen imposed by the pressure, and

a pair of control instructions are generated when the flexible display screen raises up and when the flexible display screen
sinks down;

wherein:
the first pressure parameters include a first press location of the first pressure and a first strength parameter of the first
pressure; and

the second pressure parameters include a second press location of the second pressure and a second strength parameter of the
second pressure;

after obtaining the first pressure parameters of the first pressure and the second pressure parameters of the second pressure,
determining a value of a strength parameter difference between the first strength parameter and the second strength parameter;

wherein the generating step of the control instruction comprises generating the control instruction according to the value
of the strength parameter difference and according to at least one of the first press location and the second press location.

US Pat. No. 9,432,645

INFORMATION PROCESSING METHOD AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE

Lenovo (Beijing) Co. Ltd....

1. An information processing method, which is applied to an electronic device, the electronic device comprising or being connected
to a projection display unit and comprising or being connected to an image collection unit, wherein the method comprises:
collecting first image information of a first projection plane by the image collection unit at a first time if a first projection
image needs to be projected onto the first projection plane by the projection display unit;

acquiring a set of color information of the first projection plane in the first image information that indicates color of
the first projection plane;

generating a first color adjusting template based on the set of color information of the first projection plane, wherein the
first color adjusting template comprises a set of second color information;

performing, based on the first color adjusting template, color adjustment on each of M projection images after the first time
in the electronic device, to generate M second projection images; and

projecting the second projection image onto the first projection plane, wherein a first difference exists between color of
a raw projection image and color of a projected image projected onto the first projection plane, which is viewed by a user,
after the second color information and the color information of the first projection plane are superimposed with each other,
and a second difference exists between color of the raw projection image and color of a projected image directly projected
onto the first projection plane without the first color adjusting template viewed by the user, the first difference is less
than the second difference,

wherein acquiring the set of color information of the first projection plane in the first image information that indicates
the color of the first projection plane comprises:

parsing the first image information to acquire a first color of each of pixel points in the first image information, and acquiring
a first image coordinate position of each of the pixel points in the first image information; and

generating the set of color information of the first projection plane that indicates the color of the first projection plane
based on the first color of each of the pixel points and the first image coordinate position of each of the pixel points,
and

wherein generating the first color adjusting template based on the set of color information of the first projection plane
comprises:

determining, based on the first color of each of the pixel points, a second color that is different from the first color,
and using the second color as a template color;

acquiring, based on the first image coordinate position of each of the pixel points, a second image coordinate position of
the template color in the first color adjusting template; and

generating, based on the template color and the second image coordinate position, the first color adjusting template for adjusting
the M projection images,

wherein after protecting the second projection image onto the first projection plane, the method further comprises:
detecting whether there is first information by a detection apparatus in the electronic device, wherein the first information
is information for indicating whether the first projection plane needs to be re-detected;

in a case where the first information indicates that the first projection plane needs to be re-detected, acquiring second
image information of a second projection plane, and acquiring a set of color information of the second projection plane in
the second image information which indicates color of the second projection plane;

acquiring, based on the set of color information of the second projection plane, a second color adjusting template for adjusting
a projection image of the electronic device; and

adjusting a color adjusting template of the electronic device from the first color adjusting template to the second color
adjusting template, and performing color adjustment on each image frame of the electronic device based on the second color
adjusting template,

wherein detecting whether there is first information by the detection apparatus in the electronic device comprises:
detecting, by a distance detection apparatus in the electronic device, distance change information which indicates whether
a distance between the electronic device and the first projection plane is changed,

wherein in a case where it is determined by the first information that the first projection plane is changed, acquiring second
image information of the second projection plane, and acquiring second color information in the second image information which
indicates color of the second projection plane comprises:

in a case where the distance change information indicates that the distance between the electronic device and the first projection
plane is changed, acquiring a first distance between the electronic device and the first projection plane and a second distance
between the electronic device and the second projection plane;

determining whether the second distance is less than the first distance, and generating a determination result; and
in a case where the determination result indicates that the second distance is less than the first distance, acquiring the
second image information of the second projection plane, and acquiring the second color information in the second image information
which indicates color of the second projection plane.

US Pat. No. 9,999,144

DOUBLE-SHAFT HINGE AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE

Lenovo (Beijing) Co., Ltd...

1. A double-shaft hinge, comprising a first rotation shaft and a second rotation shaft in parallel with each other, and a transmission device,the transmission device comprising:
a first transmission member sleeved on the first rotation shaft and circumferentially fixed on the first rotation shaft;
a second transmission member sleeved on the second rotation shaft and circumferentially fixed on the second rotation shaft; and
a third transmission member arranged between the first transmission member and the second transmission member and having one end engaged with the first transmission member and another end engaged with the second transmission member; wherein the first transmission member and the second transmission member are rotatable with respect to each other in opposite directions simultaneously via the third transmission member; and
wherein the first transmission member is a first helical gear, the second transmission member is a second helical gear, and the third transmission member is a third helical gear, and the third helical gear comprises an axle, and the axle of the third helical gear is perpendicular to the first rotation shaft and the second rotation shaft; and
wherein, the double-shaft hinge further comprises:
two locating assemblies, wherein one of the locating assemblies is sleeved on the first rotation shaft, and the other of the locating assemblies is sleeved on the second rotation shaft, and the locating assemblies are configured for fixing positions of the first rotation shaft and the second rotation shaft after being rotated; and
each of the first rotation shaft and the second rotation shaft comprises a shaft shoulder; the transmission device is arranged between the locating assemblies and the shaft shoulders, and one side of the transmission device abuts against the locating assemblies, and another side of the transmission device abuts against the shaft shoulders; and
wherein each of the locating assemblies comprises:
at least two gaskets sleeved on the respective rotation shaft and circumferentially fixed on the respective rotation shaft;
at least one elastic member sleeved on the respective rotation shaft and rotatable with respect to the respective rotation shaft, and the elastic member is arranged between two adjacent gaskets; and
a fixing member sleeved on an outmost end of the respective rotation shaft and detachably connected to the respective rotation shaft, wherein the fixing member is configured to supply a force to the at least two gaskets and the at least one elastic member and to maintain the at least two gaskets and the at least one elastic member to abut against each other; and
the double-shaft hinge further comprises:
a first shaft sleeve and a second shaft sleeve, wherein the first shaft sleeve is sleeved on the first rotation shaft and is rotatable with respect to the first rotation shaft, and the second shaft sleeve is sleeved on the second rotation shaft and is rotatable with respect to the second rotation shaft; and
the axle of the third helical gear has one end mounted on the first shaft sleeve and another end mounted on the second shaft sleeve, and the third helical gear is rotatable with respect to the first shaft sleeve and the second shaft sleeve through the axle.

US Pat. No. 9,354,797

PROGRESS ADJUSTMENT METHOD AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE

LENOVO (BEIJING) CO., LTD...

1. A progress adjustment method applied to an electronic device including a display unit on which data contents corresponding
to first data are output in a chronological order, the method comprising:
displaying a progress bar corresponding to the first data on the display unit, the progress bar having a length approximately
the same as a first side of the display unit, and unit progress of the progress bar being a first unit progress;

when obtaining a first input operation, controlling switching of the data contents of the first data with the first unit progress
according to the first input operation;

obtaining a second sliding operation; and
generating a first sub progress bar based on a current progress unit that includes a progress identifier on the progress bar
according to the second sliding operation; unit progress of the first sub progress bar being a second unit progress; the second
unit progress being smaller than the first unit progress, so that when the electronic device obtains a second input operation
on the first sub progress bar, switching of the data contents of the first data is executed with the second unit progress.

US Pat. No. 9,913,279

METHOD FOR ESTABLISHING A RADIO CONNECTION, NETWORK APPARATUS AND TERMINAL APPARATUS

BEIJING LENOVO SOFTWARE L...

1. A method for establishing a radio connection comprising:
detecting a power supplying state information of the terminal apparatus;
transmitting the power supplying state information of the terminal apparatus to a network apparatus;
sending a connection request for requesting a radio resource to the network apparatus;
receiving a connection configuration instruction for indicating a connection mode between the network apparatus and the terminal
apparatus from the network apparatus, the connection configuration instruction being sent by the network apparatus according
to the power supplying state information; and,

establishing a radio connection with the network apparatus according to the connection configuration instruction, so as to
carry out data transmission through the radio connection,

wherein the power supplying state information comprises a disconnecting time of a terminal apparatus and wherein the disconnecting
time is a predetermined time period from ending data transmission between the terminal apparatus and a network apparatus to
disconnecting the radio connection.

US Pat. No. 9,298,273

INPUT DEVICE HAVING GROOVES AND CORRESPONDING SENSING UNITS

Beijing Lenovo Software L...

1. An input device, comprising:
a first panel, provided with multiple grooves; and
a second panel, located under the first panel or fused to a bottom of the first panel, wherein the second panel includes multiple
sensing units each configured to sense a respective key, wherein the multiple sensing units are located below the multiple
grooves, and wherein each of the multiple grooves corresponds to a respective one of the multiple sensing units.

US Pat. No. 10,136,553

HEAT DISSIPATION DEVICE AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE CONTAINING THE SAME

LENOVO (BEIJING) CO., LTD...

1. A device, comprising:a heat dissipation body comprising a closed chamber;
at least two pumps in the closed chamber to drive heat dissipation medium contained in the closed chamber to flow in one or more loops;
a spacer in the closed chamber to divide the closed chamber into a first chamber and a second chamber;
a shaft to fix the pump on the spacer; and
power sources on an outer surface of the closed chamber and each over one of the pumps in the closed chamber,
wherein:
a spacing is between at least one end of the spacer and a wall of the closed chamber, and
the pumps are on end portions of the spacer and on a same side of the spacer.

US Pat. No. 9,271,409

TERMINAL DEVICE

LENOVO (BEIJING) CO., LTD...

1. A terminal device, comprising:
a first terminal part and a second terminal part, the first terminal part comprising:
a base;
a keyboard part, provided on a first region of the base part;
a bracket part, provided on a second region of the base part adjacent to the first region,
wherein,
a thickness of the keyboard part and a thickness of the bracket part are a same, or the thickness of the keyboard part and
the thickness of the bracket part have a same slope and thicknesses of adjacent places of the keyboard part and the bracket
part are substantially the same;

a first shaft fixed on a side of the base part away from the keyboard part and connected with the bracket part in which the
bracket part is able to rotate clockwise or counterclockwise with respect to the first shaft;

a second shaft provided on a side of the bracket part away from the first shaft and connected with the second terminal part;
the second terminal part is connected to the bracket part through the second shaft and is rotatable clockwise or counterclockwise
with respect to the second shaft;

when in a pad usage configuration, the terminal device is configured such that (a) a lower surface of the bracket part overlaps
the base part, (b) the second terminal part is placed flat on the bracket part and the keyboard part, and (c) a lower surface
of the second terminal part overlaps the keyboard part and an upper surface of the bracket part; and

the bracket part comprises a computing component and a cooling component of the terminal device.

US Pat. No. 9,652,254

SYSTEM STATUS CONTROL METHOD AND PORTABLE TERMINAL

LENOVO (BEIJING) CO., LTD...

1. A system-state control method, applied in a portable terminal comprising a first system and a second system, in which the
first system has a first interface and the second system has a second interface, and in which the first system and the second
system implement connection or disconnection via the first interface and the second interface, the method comprises:
when the first system and the second system enter a connected state from a disconnected state, the first system and the second
system interact on their respective system-state information;

the first system and the second system, based on the system-state information, perform control to the system state according
to a predetermined strategy, wherein

the first system is a system which is constituted by a first hardware system and a first operating system based on the first
hardware system,

the second system is a system which is constituted by a second hardware system and a second operating system based on the
second hardware system, and

when the first system and the second system are connected, the first system and the second system share some hardware devices,
the second hardware system includes a display screen,
when the first system and the second system are disconnected, the display screen is used by the second system,
when the first system and the second system are connected with each other, the display screen is used by the first system,
wherein the predetermined strategy comprises
when the first system and the second system are in a same system state as they are in a disconnected state, then after entering
a connected state, their respective system states are kept unchanged; said being in a same system state includes being simultaneously
in a work state, or being simultaneously in a non-work state;

when one system from the first system and the second system is in a work state while the other system is in a non-work state
as they are in a disconnected state, then after entering a connected state, the system in a non-work state enters a work state
automatically.

US Pat. No. 9,563,284

INFORMATION PROCESSING DEVICE AND CONTROL METHOD THEREOF

BEIJING LENOVO SOFTWARE L...

1. An information processing device, comprising:
a display unit configured to display images;
an input unit configured to receive inputs from a user;
a motion detecting unit, configured to detect motion of the information processing device, and to generate motion-related
data; and

a processing unit, which is connected with the display unit, the input unit and the motion detecting unit, and, in a calling
state, is configured to, in a calling state, receive the motion-related data from the motion detecting unit, and based on
the motion-related data, control the state of the input unit to change from an enabling state to a disable state or from the
disable state to the enabling state to prevent misoperation by the user, and when the motion-related data indicates that information
processing device is moving, the processing unit controls the state of the display unit to change from the disable state to
the enabling state.

US Pat. No. 9,270,802

ELECTRONIC DEVICE AND INFORMATION PROCESSING METHOD

LENOVO (BEIJING) CO., LTD...

1. An electronic device having a first operation mode and a second operation mode, comprising:
a first body;
a first rotary structure connected to the first body;
a support member comprising a first end and a second end, wherein the first end is connected to the first rotary structure;
a second rotary structure connected to the second end;
a second body connected to the second rotary structure;
wherein the electronic device is in the first operation mode when the first body and the first rotary structure are separated,
the second body and the second rotary structure are separated, or the first body and the first rotary structure are separated
and the second body and the second rotary structure are separated; and the electronic device is in the second operation mode
when the first body and the first rotary structure are connected and the second body and the second rotary structure are connected.

US Pat. No. 9,509,851

INFORMATION PROCESSING METHOD AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE

Beijing Lenovo Software L...

8. An electronic device, comprising:
a communication unit, which establishes a call connection with a second electronic device through a first channel;
an acquiring unit, which acquires an input track of a third electronic device;
a first determining unit, which determines whether the input track meets a switching condition; and
a first transmitting unit, which transmits first switching information through the first channel in a case that the input
track meets the switching condition, wherein the first switching information comprises information for switching interfaces
on the second electronic device from a first interface to a second interface.

US Pat. No. 9,354,664

ELECTRONIC DEVICE AND INPUT METHOD

BEIJING LENOVO SOFTWARE L...

1. An electronic device, comprising:
a first system having a first hardware system, a first Operation System (OS) configured to run on the first hardware system,
and the first hardware system having a first interface and a second interface; and

a second system having a second hardware system, an input device, and a display device, a second OS configured to run on the
second hardware system, the second hardware system having a third interface and a fourth interface, the first interface and
the third interface support a first data transmission protocol, and the second interface and the fourth interface support
a second data transmission protocol,

wherein the electronic device has two connection states:
when a first connection state is a state in which the first system is connected to the third interface of the second system
through the first interface, the display device is configured to display a running status of the first OS, the input device
is used for generating a first operating instruction, and the first OS is configured to respond to the first operating instruction,
and

when a second connection state is a state in which the first system and the second system are disassembled and the first system
is connected to the fourth interface of the second system through the second interface, the input device is used for generating
a second operating instruction, the second operating instruction is processed by the second OS and transmitted to the first
OS after being processed, and the processed second operating instruction is responded to by the first OS.

US Pat. No. 9,201,464

TERMINAL APPARATUS

LENOVO (BEIJING) CO., LTD...

1. A hinge device, comprising:
a hinge bracket;
a first axis and a second axis provided parallel to each other and supported rotatably by the hinge bracket, the first axis
being connected with a first body of an apparatus and the second axis being connected with a second body of the apparatus,
the first body being configured to rotate from 0 degrees to 360 degrees and/or from 360 degrees to 0 degrees with respect
to the second body by the first axis and the second axis;

a first recess provided on the first axis and a second recess provided on the second axis; and
a float locating member supported by the hinge bracket and configured to slide between the first axis and the second axis
to be coupled to the first recess and/or the second recess,

wherein,
when the first body rotates from 0 degrees to a predetermined angle and/or from the predetermined angle to 0 degrees with
respect to the second body, the first axis rotates and the second axis rests, and

when the first body rotates from the predetermined angle to 360 degrees and/or from 360 degrees to the predetermined angle
with respect to the second body, the second axis rotates and the first axis rests.

US Pat. No. 9,696,762

UNLOCKING METHOD AND ELECTRONIC APPARATUS

BEIJING LENOVO SOFTWARE L...

1. An unlocking method applied in an electronic apparatus that includes a first body and a second body, wherein the first
body and the second body are locked by a locking mechanism, and the electronic apparatus further includes a capacitance detecting
unit, the method comprising:
detecting whether there is an unlocking operation from a first user based on the capacitance detecting unit;
generating an unlocking instruction in response to the unlocking operation when the unlocking operation is detected;
executing the unlocking instruction to control the locking mechanism to release a lock, so as to make the first body be able
to be separated from the second body,

when the locking mechanism includes a first connecting member positioned in the first body, a first locating hole is provided
on the first connecting member; the locking mechanism further includes a lock bar provided in the second body, a variable
magnetic piece, an attracting piece and an elastic piece; wherein, a first locating pin is provided on the lock bar, the lock
bar is connected with the attracting piece, and the variable magnetic piece is fixed at the housing of the second body; wherein
the variable magnetic piece is a resistant electromagnet, and the physical characteristic thereof is a status of loss of magnetism
as power on and a magnetic status as power off,

the executing the unlocking instruction to control the locking mechanism to release lock comprises executing the unlocking
instruction to supply power to the variable magnetic piece so that the variable magnetic piece loses magnetism after power
on and is no longer absorbed to engage the attracting piece, the lock bar is pulled in the action of the force of reverse
drawing of the elastic piece restoring original length, the first locating pin no longer engages to join the first locating
hole, thus the first body release lock with the second body and the first body is able to separate from the second body.

US Pat. No. 9,319,468

INFORMATION PROCESSING APPARATUS AND INFORMATION PROCESSING METHOD

LENOVO (BEIJING) CO., LTD...

1. An information processing method applied to a first electronic device, the information processing method comprising:
establishing a communication link between the first electronic device and a second electronic device;
determining whether a predetermined display condition is satisfied;
when the predetermined display condition is satisfied, displaying a first communication interface to be used for communicating
with the second electronic device, wherein the first communication interface can include a first region and a second region
that are not totally identical, the first region includes a first sub-region for displaying first information acquired by
the first electronic device and/or a second sub-region for displaying second information acquired by the second electronic
device, in case of presence of shared information, the second region is provided to display the shared information, at least
part of the shared information is displayed on both the first electronic device and the second electronic device simultaneously;

during a period of displaying the second region, performing data amount reduction processing at least on the first information
that needs to be transmitted within a predetermined time period during the period of displaying the second region, so as to
generate third information and transfer the third information to the second electronic device, wherein a data amount of the
third information is smaller than that of the corresponding first information.

US Pat. No. 9,414,039

INFORMATION PROCESSING METHOD AND INFORMATION PROCESSING DEVICE

LENOVO (BEIJING) CO., LTD...

1. An information processing method applied to an electronic device that includes a first collecting unit located on a first
surface and a second collecting unit located on a second surface, the information processing method comprising:
detecting, in a first detecting unit using a processor, a first input;
outputting a first media data collected by the first collecting unit when the first input satisfies a first predetermined
condition;

detecting, in a second detecting unit using a processor, a second input; and
switching, in a first switching unit using a processor the output into a second media data collected by the second collecting
unit when the second input satisfies a second predetermined condition,

wherein the first media data and the second media data have the same media type, the first media data corresponds to a first
collecting time parameter, the second media data corresponds to a second collecting time parameter, and the first collecting
time parameter is the same as the second collecting time parameter, and

wherein the first media data comprises a first image, the second media data comprises a second image, and the step of switching
the output into the second media data collected by the second collecting unit comprises generating a transitional image representing
the switching of the first image to the second image before displaying the second image; and displaying the transitional image,
and the step of generating the transitional image comprises generating a static transitional image or a dynamic transitional
image based on the first image and the second image and,

wherein the step of generating the transitional image comprises generating the transitional image with a specific display
effect corresponding to the positional relationship between the first surface and the second surface.

US Pat. No. 9,319,825

ELECTRONIC APPARATUS WITH A TOUCH PANEL AND DATA TRANSMISSION METHOD FOR A BODY AREA NETWORK

BEIJING LENOVO SOFTWARE L...

1. An electronic apparatus, comprising:
a touch control communication unit for executing touch control input or communication data transmission;
a touch control driving unit for providing a driving signal to the touch control communication unit and receiving a touch
control signal from the touch control communication unit;

a communication driving unit for providing communication data to be transmitted to the touch control communication unit and
receiving communication data from the touch control communication unit; and

a control unit for controlling the touch control communication unit to be in a first working status or a second working status
according to predetermined conditions, wherein in the first working status, the touch control communication unit is electrically
connected to the touch control driving unit and the touch control communication unit executes the touch control input, and
in the second working status, the touch control communication unit is electrically connected to the communication driving
unit and the touch panel executes the communication data transmission, and in the second working status, the touch control
communication unit are able to transmit the communication data to be transmitted to another electronic apparatus via the human
body contacting the touch control communication unit and receive the communication data transmitted via the human body contacting
the touch control communication unit from the another electronic apparatus;

the touch control communication unit including a baseboard and an electrode array arranged on the baseboard, the electrode
array includes a scanning electrode array and a driving electrode array, and the communication driving unit includes a communication
data receiving unit and a communication data transmitting unit;

in the first working status, the scanning electrode array being connected to the touch control driving unit via a scanning
line to provide a touch control signal obtained by scanning by the scanning electrode array to the touch control driving unit,
and in the second working status the scanning electrode array being connected to the communication data receiving unit via
a data receiving transmission line to provide communication data received by the scanning electrode array to the communication
driving unit;

in the first working status, the driving electrode array being connected to the touch control driving unit via a driving line
to receive the driving signal provided by the touch control driving unit, and in the second working status, the driving electrode
array being connected to the communication data transmitting unit via a data transmitting transmission line to receive communication
data provided by the communication data transmitting unit;

a first switch unit and a second switch unit, the first switch unit being placed between the scanning electrode array and
the touch control driving unit and the communication data receiving unit, and for making the scanning electrode array be electrically
connected with the touch control driving unit or making the scanning electrode array be electrically connected with the communication
data receiving unit according to a control signal from a control unit, the second switch unit being placed between the driving
electrode array and the touch control driving unit and the communication data transmitting unit, and for making the driving
electrode array be electrically connected with the touch control driving unit or making the driving electrode array be electrically
connected with the communication data transmitting unit according to a control signal from a control unit.

US Pat. No. 9,245,364

PORTABLE DEVICE AND DISPLAY PROCESSING METHOD FOR ADJUSTMENT OF IMAGES

LENOVO (BEIJING) CO., LTD...

1. A display processing method applied to a portable device as an electronic glasses, the display processing method comprising:
detecting, from a user, a gesture operation on one side of a first long side in a first dimension, a second short side in
a second dimension, and a third side in a third dimension, in a space, comprised in the electronic glasses, and the portable
device comprising a first display unit in a plane formed by the first long side and the second short side, a first image being
displayed on the first display unit, the first long side being a long side of lens of the electronic glasses, the second short
side being a short side of the lens of the electronic glasses, and the third short side being a leg of the electronic glasses;

generating an adjustment command according to the gesture operation; and
adjusting a display effect of the first image according to the adjustment command, wherein,
the generation of the adjustment command includes determining an adjustment type according to the side as an object of the
gesture operation, wherein an adjustment direction in which the adjustment is performed is consistent with a direction of
the gesture operation so as to conform to a physiological habit of the user, and

the gesture operation on the first long side corresponds to a left-right translational adjustment, the gesture operation on
the second short side corresponds to an up-down translational adjustment, and the gesture operation on the third side corresponds
to a zooming adjustment.

US Pat. No. 9,485,458

DATA PROCESSING METHOD AND DEVICE

Beijing Lenovo Software L...

1. A data processing method, applied to a first communication device, wherein the method comprises:
sending, by the first communication device, a video communication request to a second communication device;
receiving a first response identifier corresponding to the video communication request, wherein the first response identifier
is adapted to identify that the first communication device fails to communicate with the second communication device in response
to the video communication request; and

collecting message information input by a user according to the first response identifier and transmitting the message information
to the second communication device;

wherein a type of the message information is one of video message information, audio, a text message information and picture
message information,

wherein a first value of the first response identifier corresponds to a first type of case where the first communication device
fails to communicate with the second communication device,

wherein a second value of the first response identifier corresponds to a second type of case where the first communication
device fails to communicate with the second communication device,

wherein the first value is different than the second value, and
wherein the collecting message information according to the first response identifier comprises:
collecting the message information in a first way in the case where the value of the first response identifier is the first
value; and

collecting the message information in a second way in the case where the value of the first response identifier is the second
value,

wherein the first way is different than the second way.

US Pat. No. 9,349,342

DISPLAY METHOD AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE

Beijing Lenovo Software L...

1. A display method, which is used in an electronic device, wherein the electronic device comprises a display unit, the display
unit comprises a first display region and a second display region, the electronic device has at least a first operation state
and a second operation state, the electronic device performs operation state switch if a deformation occurs in the display
unit, the operation state switch comprises switching from the first operation state to the second operation state and switching
from the second operation state to the first operation state, the method comprises:
displaying each display object of the display unit according to a first display parameter if the electronic device is in the
first operation state or the second operation state;

monitoring the operation state of the electronic device to obtain a monitored result;
acquiring a display adjusting command if the monitored result indicates that the electronic device is performing the operation
state switch;

determining a target display region according to the display adjusting command and display region selection information;
adjusting the first display parameter of at least one display object of the display unit according to the display adjusting
command, to generate a second display parameter of the at least one display object; and

displaying, in the determined target display region, the at least one display object according to the second display parameter,
wherein determining the target display region according to the display adjusting command and display region selection information
comprises:

detecting contact areas of operators contacted with the first display region and the second display region, obtaining a first
contact area and a second contact area, comparing the first contact area with the second contact area, and determining the
target display region according to a comparison result; or

detecting space position information of the first display region and the second display region, and determining the display
region for which the space position information meets a preset space position information standard as the target display region;
or

storing a first position of the display object displayed at top layer before the operation state switch, and determining the
display region to which the first position belongs as the target display region after the operation state switch; or

detecting boundary information of each of the first and second display regions and the at least one display object, and determining
the display region for which region area is greater than display area of the at least one display object as the target display
region; or

detecting a first display sub-region in which the at least one display object locates, determining, in the first display region
and the second display region, a second display sub-region which is away from the first display sub-region within a preset
threshold, and determining the second display sub-region as the target display region if the second display sub-region is
blank and is not deformed.

US Pat. No. 9,292,511

INFORMATION PROCESSING METHOD AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE

Lenovo (Beijing) Co., Ltd...

1. An information processing method applied to an electronic device, wherein the electronic device is configured to execute
a plurality of applications and to store a multimedia file, the method comprising:
determining whether the multimedia file is called by a first application in a first application group of the plurality of
applications, wherein the first application group includes at least one application;

in response to the multimedia file being called by the first application,
determining whether the first application is a preset application;
in response to the first application being the preset application, (i) assigning a parameter value to the called multimedia
file; and (ii) determining whether the called multimedia file is further called by a second application and whether a preset
condition is met, wherein the second application is configured to browse the called multimedia file; and

in response to the called multimedia file being called by the second application and the preset condition being met, displaying
a mark corresponding to the parameter value of the called multimedia file.

US Pat. No. 9,066,042

TERMINAL DEVICE AND CONTROL METHOD THEREOF

BEIJING LENOVO SOFTWARE L...

1. A first terminal device comprises:
at least two tuners configured to receive and decode a video;
a first display unit configured to display video or image;
a first communication unit configured to communicate with a second terminal device; and
a first processing unit configured to control said at least two tuners, said first display unit and said first communication
unit,

wherein said first processing unit chooses one of said at least two tuners as a primary tuner, and displays a first video
of said primary tuner on said first display unit, and said first processing unit sets the other tuner of said at least two
tuners as slave tuner, and transmits a video of said slave tuner to said second terminal device through said first communication
unit so as to be displayed by said second terminal device,

wherein said first processing unit performs a switching operation according to a first control instruction received from said
second terminal device, so that the video displayed on said first display unit is switched from said first video to a second
video, said first control instruction is generated when an operation body performs a slide operation on said second terminal
device, and said second video is displayed on said second terminal device,

according to said first control instruction, said first processing unit performs the switching operation from said first video
to said second video in such a manner that at least a first portion of said second video moves out from said second terminal
device and moves into said first display unit from the bottom of said first display unit, and at least a second portion of
said first video moves out from the top of said first display unit simultaneously, wherein said first portion corresponds
to said second portion in size,

when said second video completely moves into said first display unit, said first processing unit sets the tuner by which said
second video was initially supplied as a new primary tuner, and the switching operation from said first video to said second
video is performed by displaying the video supplied from said new primary tuner on said first display unit; and

said first processing unit sets the original primary tuner by which said first video was initially supplied as a new slave
tuner, and controls said new slave tuner to receive and decode a new video.

US Pat. No. 9,407,864

DATA PROCESSING METHOD AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE

BEIJING LENOVO SOFTWARE L...

1. A data processing method applied to a first electronic device having a first image acquisition unit and a first display
unit, the method comprising acquiring a first image, determining whether the first image satisfies a preset condition, and
executing a first predetermined processing when the first image satisfies the preset condition,
wherein during a video communication, analyzing at least a part of a body image of a communicator in the video communication
on basis of communication images of the video communication, so as to monitor an action of the communicator in real time;
and

when an action of the communicator matches a target action in a preset set of actions, storing target image frames among communication
images on basis of the action of the communicator that matches the target action, wherein the set of actions includes at least
one target action,

wherein acquiring a first image, determining whether the first image satisfies a preset condition, and executing a first predetermined
processing when the first image satisfies the preset condition comprises:

displaying a first object by the first display unit;
acquiring a first image by the first image acquisition unit to determine whether the first image satisfies a preset condition,
and generating a first label when the first image satisfies the preset condition; and

obtaining first information that includes first association information indicating that the first label and the first object
are associated, and

in a communication state of the first electronic device and a second electronic device, simultaneously displaying the first
image on a display unit of the second electronic device;

transmitting the first information to the second electronic device, displaying the first label on the display unit of the
second electronic device on basis of the first information after the first information is received by the second electronic
device; and

acquiring second information of the second electronic device, wherein the second information includes second association information
indicating that a second label and the first object are associated, and the second label is a label generated when the second
image acquired by an image acquisition unit of the second electronic device satisfies the preset condition.

US Pat. No. 10,111,366

COOLING SYSTEM AND SERVER

Beijing Lenovo Software L...

1. A cooling system, comprising:a first heat exchanging component, configured to connect to a heat source and obtain heat of the heat source by heat transfer, to dissipate heat of the heat source;
a first pipe, configured to connect to the first heat exchanging component and a second heat exchanging component, and form a loop between the first heat exchanging component and the second heat exchanging component, and to transfer the heat obtained by the first heat exchanging component to the second heat exchanging component via the loop formed by the first pipe; and
a second pipe, wherein a loop is formed by the second pipe to allow a cooling liquid to circulate in the loop formed by the second pipe; a first partial area of the second pipe corresponds to the second heat exchanging component, to transfer heat conducted to the second heat exchanging component to the cooling liquid corresponding to the first partial area of the second pipe; and a first heat dissipation component is provided in a second partial area of the second pipe, and configured to transfer the heat transferred to the second pipe to the environment outside the cooling system;
wherein the second heat exchanging component is higher than the first heat exchanging component, to form a height difference between the first heat exchanging component and the second heat exchanging component, to allow a cooling liquid in the first pipe to automatically flow into the second heat exchanging component after the cooling liquid exchanges heat with the first heat exchanging component, to transfer the heat generated by the heat source to the second heat exchanging component; and
wherein the cooling system further comprises a second heat dissipation component; and the second heat dissipation component is configured to assist in dissipating heat of the environment corresponding to the heat source; and the second heat dissipation component forms an enclosed area with a first area corresponding to the heat source and the first heat dissipation component, to enhance the ability of the second heat exchanging component in performing auxiliary heat dissipation to the enclosed area corresponding to the heat source.

US Pat. No. 9,537,542

METHOD FOR PROCESSING INFORMATION AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE

Beijing Lenovo Software L...

1. A method for processing information, applicable to a first electronic device, comprising:
sending a first instruction to a second electronic device through a radio frequency identification unit to inquire identification
information of the second electronic device;

acquiring the identification information of the second electronic device; and
obtaining position information of the second electronic device according to the identification information of the second electronic
device;

wherein the first electronic device comprises N coil antennas, N is a positive integer, obtaining position information of
the second electronic device comprises:

determining a recognition region of each of the N coil antennas corresponding to a recognizable region on a display unit of
the first electronic device to obtain N recognition regions;

determining M coil antennas having an ability of detecting the second electronic device among the N coil antennas when the
second electronic device is positioned on the display unit, where M is an integer less than or equal to N;

obtaining M recognition regions of the M coil antennas from the N recognition regions; and
obtaining the position information of the second electronic device on the display unit based on the M recognition regions;
or
wherein the second electronic device comprises more than two metal contacts, any two metal contacts of the more than two metal
contacts are connected via a wire, obtaining position information of the second electronic device comprises:

detecting an effective contact of the more than two metal contacts by a display unit;
calculating coordinate information of the effective contact based on current information of the effective contact; and
determining coordinate information of the second electronic device based on the coordinate information of the effective contact;
or
wherein more than one array of antennas arranged in parallel are distributed in the first electronic device, receiving identification
information of the second electronic device comprises:

controlling antennas in the array of antennas to be in a on-state turn; and
obtaining the identification information of the second electronic device through the antenna which is in the on-state;
wherein obtaining position information of the second electronic device according to the identification information of the
second electronic device comprises:

judging whether the identification information of the second electronic device is obtained through the conducted antenna and
obtaining a judging result;

determining the antenna through which the identification information of the second electronic device is obtained and coordinate
information of the antenna based on the judging result; and

determining a position of the second electronic device relative to the first electronic device based on the coordinate information.

US Pat. No. 9,494,630

METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR ADJUSTING ELECTRIC FIELD INTENSITY

Beijing Lenovo Software L...

1. A method for adjusting an intensity of an electric field, comprising:
detecting whether a capacitance of a sensing capacitor generated by a group of capacitor plates reaches a preset threshold;
changing a relative position or connection of the capacitor plates in the group of capacitor plates, in the case that the
capacitance of the sensing capacitor reaches a preset threshold; and

adjusting the intensity of the electric field generated by the group of capacitor plates,
wherein the detecting whether the capacitance of the sensing capacitor generated by the group of capacitor plates reaches
the preset threshold comprises:

determining a vector direction in which a detection object locates with respect to the group of capacitor plates; and
in the case that the detection object is beyond coverage of the sensing capacitor generated in the vector direction by the
group of capacitor plates, judging that the capacitance of the sensing capacitor generated by the group of capacitor plates
reaches the preset threshold.

US Pat. No. 9,405,326

CONNECTING DEVICE, ELECTRONIC EQUIPMENT AND NOTEBOOK COMPUTER WITH CONNECTING DEVICE

LENOVO (BEIJING) CO., LTD...

11. An electronic equipment capable of being relatively open and closed, comprising:
a base portion;
a display portion; and
a connecting device for connecting the base portion and the display portion, wherein the connecting device further includes
an elastic component mounted in the mobile component, so as to provide elastic force for pressing the mobile component toward
the first fixed component,

wherein the display portion being capable of moving horizontally and rotating with respect to the base portion by the connecting
device wherein the connecting device includes: a first fixed component fixed to the base portion; a mobile component mounted
on the first fixed component; a rotational component connected to the first fixed component by the mobile component, the rotational
component being capable of moving horizontally with respect to the first fixed component by the mobile component a second
fixed component fixed to the display portion and connected to the rotational component, the second fixed component being capable
of rotating with respect to the first fixed component by the rotational component.

US Pat. No. 9,363,624

ELECTRONIC APPARATUS WITH A TOUCH PANEL AND DATA TRANSMISSION METHOD FOR A BODY AREA NETWORK

BEIJING LENOVO SOFTWARE L...

1. An electronic apparatus, comprising:
a touch control communication unit for executing touch control input or communication data transmission;
a touch control driving unit for providing a driving signal to the touch control communication unit and receiving a touch
control signal from the touch control communication unit;

a communication driving unit for providing communication data to be transmitted to the touch control communication unit and
receiving communication data from the touch control communication unit; and

a control unit for controlling the touch control communication unit to be in a first working status or a second working status
according to predetermined conditions, wherein in the first working status, the touch control communication unit is electrically
connected to the touch control driving unit and the touch control communication unit executes the touch control input, and
in the second working status, the touch control communication unit is electrically connected to the communication driving
unit and the touch panel executes the communication data transmission, and in the second working status, the touch control
communication unit are able to transmit the communication data to be transmitted to another electronic apparatus via the human
body contacting the touch control communication unit and receive the communication data transmitted via the human body contacting
the touch control communication unit from the another electronic apparatus;

the touch control communication unit including a baseboard and an electrode array arranged on the baseboard, the electrode
array includes a scanning electrode array and a driving electrode array, and the communication driving unit includes a communication
data receiving unit and a communication data transmitting unit;

in the first working status, the scanning electrode array being connected to the touch control driving unit via a scanning
line to provide a touch control signal obtained by scanning by the scanning electrode array to the touch control driving unit,
and in the second working status the scanning electrode array being connected to the communication data receiving unit via
a data receiving transmission line to provide communication data received by the scanning electrode array to the communication
driving unit;

in the first working status, the driving electrode array being connected to the touch control driving unit via a driving line
to receive the driving signal provided by the touch control driving unit, and in the second working status, the driving electrode
array being connected to the communication data transmitting unit via a data transmitting transmission line to receive communication
data provided by the communication data transmitting unit;

a first switch unit and a second switch unit, the first switch unit being placed between the scanning electrode array and
the touch control driving unit and the communication data receiving unit, and for making the scanning electrode array be electrically
connected with the touch control driving unit or making the scanning electrode array be electrically connected with the communication
data receiving unit according to a control signal from a control unit, the second switch unit being placed between the driving
electrode array and the touch control driving unit and the communication data transmitting unit, and for making the driving
electrode array be electrically connected with the touch control driving unit or making the driving electrode array be electrically
connected with the communication data transmitting unit according to a control signal from a control unit.

US Pat. No. 9,351,271

DEVICE POSITIONING METHOD, APPARATUS AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE BASED ON DEVICE COOPERATIVITY SYSTEM

Beijing Lenovo Software L...

1. A method for positioning a device based on a device cooperative system, which is applied to a first electronic device,
the device cooperative system comprising the first electronic device and a first cooperative device, and the first electronic
device comprising a display screen, wherein the method for positioning the device based on the device cooperative system comprises:
dividing a display screen of the first electronic device into M regions and displaying N patterns in the M regions to enable
the first cooperative device to acquire a pattern of the N patterns displayed in one of the M regions located by a camera
of the first cooperative device;

receiving pattern information transmitted from the first cooperative device and judging whether a preset positioning condition
is met based on the pattern information;

in a case where the preset positioning condition is not met,
adjusting the regions in the display screen to enable the first cooperative device to continue to acquire the pattern displayed
in the region located by the camera of the first cooperative device and transmit the pattern information to the first electronic
device to judge whether the preset positioning condition is met;

in a case where the preset positioning condition is met, determining a position where the first cooperative device locates
based on the pattern information transmitted from the first cooperative device to position the first cooperative device; and

in a case where the preset positioning condition is not met:
determining that the position of the first cooperative device is in a plurality of suspect regions of the M regions on the
display screen based on the pattern information transmitted from the first cooperative device;

making only the plurality of suspect regions to display different patterns; and enabling the first cooperative device to continue
to acquire the pattern displayed in the region located by the camera of the first cooperative device, wherein M and N are
positive integers.

US Pat. No. 9,608,944

INFORMATION PROCESSING APPARATUS AND INFORMATION PROCESSING METHOD

BEIJING LENOVO SOFTWARE L...

1. An information processing method being applicable to a first electronic device having a first display unit and a communication
unit for communicating with a second electronic device, comprising:
establishing a communication link between the first electronic device and the second electronic device;
displaying a first communication interface used for communicating with the second electronic device on the first display unit;
determining whether a predetermined condition is satisfied and obtaining a judgment result; and
displaying a second communication interface used for communicating with the second electronic device on the first display
unit when the determining result indicates that the predetermined condition is satisfied;

wherein the second communication interface comprises a first area and a second area, the first area and the second area are
at least partially overlapped, and the first area comprises a first subarea and a second subarea, the second subarea is used
for displaying first video information acquired by the first electronic device, the first subarea is used for displaying second
video information acquired by the second electronic device, the second area is used for displaying shared information, and
at least a part of the shared information is simultaneously displayed on the first electronic device and the second electronic
device;

wherein the first area comprises a prompt identification, and the first communication interface comprises the first area;
the step of judging whether a predetermined condition is satisfied comprises:
judging whether the prompt identification is triggered;
displaying a shared identification set when it is judged to trigger the prompt identification, and judging whether a shared
identification in the shared identification set is triggered;

the method further comprising:
displaying a first operation interface when it is judged that a first shared identification in the shared identification set
is triggered, the first operation interface comprising a plurality of candidate information;

judging whether the shared information is determined from the plurality of candidate information;
receiving a sharing operation for the shared information when it is judged that the shared information is determined from
the plurality of candidate information;

sending the shared information to the second electronic device in response to the sharing operation;
wherein the shared information comprises a set of images; and
wherein the set of images are displayed in a user designated area within the second area in at least one of a stacked or scattered
manner.

US Pat. No. 9,536,283

DISPLAY METHOD AND ELECTRONIC APPARATUS

BEIJING LENOVO SOFTWARE L...

1. A display method applied in an electronic apparatus including a case, a circuit board provided in the case and connected
to a display unit having various kinds of different display modes, and a processor provided on the circuit board, the display
method comprises:
initiating, by the processor, a first application in the electronic apparatus when current display mode of the display unit
is a first display mode;

obtaining first parameter information of the first application;
determining a second display mode according to the first parameter information and preset correspondence relationship between
the parameter information and the display modes;

adjusting the display unit from the first display mode displayed currently to a second display mode which is different from
the first display mode;

acquiring a first type information of a first display object on a first display region of the display unit;
obtaining a first display parameter corresponding to the first type information based on correspondence relationship between
the type information and the display parameter;

obtaining a first environment brightness parameter of a current environment where the electronic apparatus is located before
displaying the first display object on the first display region based on at least the first display parameter; and,

displaying the first display object on the first display region based on the first display parameter and the first environment
brightness parameter.

US Pat. No. 9,529,526

INFORMATION PROCESSING METHOD AND INFORMATION PROCESSING DEVICE

BEIJING LENOVO SOFTWARE L...

1. An information processing method, used in an electronic device that has a display area and an operation detecting area
corresponding to the display area, the information processing method comprising:
detecting a gesture operation in the operation detecting area when a first operation object and a second operation objects
are displayed on the display area, wherein the first operation object is displayed in a first display area of the display
area, the second operation object is displayed in a second display area of the display area and the second display area includes
the first display area;

generating a corresponding operating instruction based on the gesture operation when the gesture operation corresponds to
the first operation detecting area, wherein the first operation detecting area is included in the second operation detecting
area, the first operation detecting area corresponds to the first operation object, the second operation detecting area corresponds
to the second operation object, and the operating instruction includes operation object parameter; and

performing the operation corresponding to the operating instruction to the first operation object when the operation object
parameter indicates the first operation object; performing the operation corresponding to the operating instruction to the
second operation object when the operation object parameter indicates the second operation object,

wherein the generating a corresponding operating instruction comprises:
generating a first operating instruction when the detected gesture operation is a first gesture operation, the operation object
parameter included in the first operating instruction corresponding to the first operation object;

generating a second operating instruction when the detected gesture operation is a second gesture operation, the operation
object parameter included in the second operating instruction corresponding to the second operation object;

wherein the first gesture operation and the second gesture operation are different but related, and the operation type corresponding
to the first operation instruction is the same as the operation type corresponding to the second operation instruction.

US Pat. No. 9,525,722

OBTAINING MOBILE CONTACT INFORMATION

BEIJING LENOVO SOFTWARE L...

1. An information processing method applied to a first electronic device having a communication function and being able to
be connected to a second electronic device, and the first electronic device including a display unit, the method including:
initiating a dialing application;
inputting first character string information used for looking up first contact information corresponding to a first contact
person through a dialing interface of the dialing application;

looking up the first contact information corresponding to the first character string in the first electronic device, and meanwhile,
transmitting the first character string information to the second electronic device so as to look up the first contact information
corresponding to the first character string in the first electronic device as well as the second electronic device simultaneously;

obtaining N pieces of contact information including the first contact information which are obtained by the first electronic
device and/or the second electronic device based on the first character string information, N being an integer equal to or
larger than one, the contact information including mobile phone number information, the first contact information including
a first mobile phone number which is obtained by the first electronic device and/or the second electronic device based on
the first character string information; and

displaying the N pieces of contact information on the display unit, so as to determine the first contact information from
among the N pieces of contact information in response to a selection operation from a user when detecting the selection operation,

when detecting that the user performs a dialing operation on the first mobile phone number through the dialing interface of
the dialing application, directly executing the dialing operation corresponding to the mobile phone number information in
response to the dialing operation.

US Pat. No. 9,513,808

CONTROLLER USED FOR MULTI-STORAGES, TERMINAL DEVICE AND START-UP AND ACCESS METHOD THEREOF

BEIJING LENOVO SOFTWARE L...

1. A controller for multi-storages, comprising:
a first physical storage for storing data of an operating system; and
at least a second physical storage for storing data of a user, wherein,
the controller converts a partition table of the second physical storage and loads the converted partition table to the first
physical storage so as to form a partition table of a virtual storage supporting start-up of the operating system, stores
a correspondence relationship between the partition table of the virtual storage and the partition tables of the first physical
storage and the second physical storage, and

when the operating system starts-up, the controller shields direct access to the second physical storage so that the operating
system can not recognize the second physical storage, and indirectly accesses the second physical storage by converting virtual
address of the virtual storage into address of the first physical storage and address of the second physical storage based
on the correspondence relationship.

US Pat. No. 9,449,583

CONTROL METHOD AND ELECTRONIC APPARATUS

LENOVO (BEIJING) CO., LTD...

1. A control method applied to an electronic apparatus, wherein the electronic apparatus comprises: an array of image display
components and an array of image collecting components set in correspondence with each other along a direction perpendicular
to the screen of the electronic apparatus, the method comprising:
displaying a first window by the array of image display components;
obtaining the position of a first region in the first window;
turning on the image collecting components corresponding to the first region in the first window in the array of image collecting
components according to the position of the first region, wherein the number of the image collecting components corresponding
to the first region is less than or equal to the number of the image collecting components in the array of image collecting
components; and

obtaining a first image by the image collecting components corresponding to the first region; and
displaying a second window by the array of image display components, while displaying the first window;
obtaining the position of a third region in the second window;
turning on the image collecting components corresponding to the third region in the second window in the array of image collecting
components according to the position of the third region, while the image collecting components corresponding to the first
region in the first window in the array of image collecting components according to the position of the first region are turned
on, wherein the number of the image collecting components corresponding to the third region is less than or equal to the number
of the image collecting components in the array of image collecting components;

obtaining a second image by the image collecting components corresponding to the third region; and
providing the first image to a first application to which the first window corresponds, and meanwhile providing the second
image to a second application to which the second window corresponds according to the correspondence between the image collecting
components and the windows.

US Pat. No. 9,093,012

OPERATION MODE SWITCHING METHOD AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE

LENOVO (BEIJING) CO., LTD...

1. An operation mode switching method wherein the method is applied to an electronic device; the electronic device comprises
a display unit, and the electronic device has a first operation mode and a second operation mode; the display unit has a first
light-transmittance in the first operation mode and a second light-transmittance in the second operation mode; the first light-transmittance
is higher than the second light-transmittance, the method comprising:
detecting to obtain a trigger event;
judging whether or not the trigger event satisfies a predefined condition, to get a judgment result;
when the judgment result indicates that the trigger event satisfies the predefined condition, generating a switching instruction;
according to the switching instruction, switching the electronic device between the first operation mode and the second operation
mode,

wherein the electronic device comprises a space attitude sensor and the trigger event is the space attitude sensor detects
the space attitude of the display unit in the current state; and,

the step of judging whether or not the trigger event satisfies a predefined condition is: according to the space attitude,
judging whether or not the angle between the plane of the display unit and a specified plane is less than a preset angle;
when YES, then the predefined condition is satisfied.

US Pat. No. 9,519,142

ELECTRONIC DEVICE AND DISPLAY METHOD

BEIJING LENOVO SOFTWARE L...

1. An electronic device, comprising:
a main body apparatus comprising a processing unit which generates a first image and performs display control;
a fixing apparatus connected with the main body apparatus, which has at least a fixed state in which the fixing apparatus
can be at least a part of an annular space or an approximate annular space meeting a first predetermined condition, the annular
space or the approximate annular space being capable of surrounding an outer side of a cylinder meeting a second predetermined
condition;

a display unit arranged on the main body apparatus or the fixing apparatus, which outputs the first image; and
a sensor unit arranged on the main body apparatus or the fixing apparatus, which generates a first control signal when sensing
that the first predetermined condition is met, the processing unit controlling the on/off of the display unit according to
the first control signal;

wherein the display unit comprises a first display component which displays the first image, and a first optical component
which is capable of at least receiving light corresponding to the first image emitted from the first display component, and
changing the light path of the light corresponding to the first image to form a magnified virtual image corresponding to the
first image,

the display unit is capable of displaying image with two display modes; and
the processing unit controls the display unit to switch between a first display mode and a second display mode when a third
predetermined condition is met;

the display image viewed by the user is a real image in the first display mode, and the display image viewed by the user is
a virtual image in the second display mode.

US Pat. No. 9,507,485

ELECTRONIC DEVICE, DISPLAYING METHOD AND FILE SAVING METHOD

BEIJING LENOVO SOFTWARE L...

1. A display method applied in an electronic device, the electronic device is in a first state and has a display area, the
display method comprising:
obtaining a real-view image;
obtaining information entries;
displaying the real-view image in the display area; and
displaying a first type of information entry among the information entries, in a first region of the display area by a first
identifier with a first display effect, and displaying a second type of information entry among the information entries, in
a second region of the display area by a second identifier with a second display effect, so that the display of the real-view
image and the information entries are merged and meet a vision theory of human being;

wherein the first type of the information entry is different from the second type of the information entry,
a real object corresponding to the first type of the information entry is an object close to the electronic device, a real
object corresponding to the second type of the information entry is an object away from the electronic device; and

the first region is in the lower part of the display region, and the second region lies in the upper part of the display region
when the first region and the second region are not overlapped with each other, and an area of the first region is larger
than that of the second region when the second region is included in the first region.

US Pat. No. 9,367,125

TERMINAL APPARATUS FOR SHOOTING AND DISTRIBUTING VIDEO DATA AND VIDEO-DATA DISTRIBUTION METHOD

LENOVO (BEIJING) CO., LTD...

1. A terminal apparatus, comprising:
a camera module, configured to shoot a video, and generate raw data associated with the shot video in real time;
an encoding-and-packaging unit, configured to encode the raw data to produce encoded video data, and package the video data
at a predefined time interval to produce a plurality of first-video clip data with a predetermined format, wherein the plurality
of first-video clip data can all be played independently and the plurality of first-video clip data is discontinuous in time
domain;

a first communication unit, configured to communicate with a remote server, wherein the server is a hypertext-transfer-protocol
server and supports other terminal apparatuses to download the first-video clip data; and

a first processing unit, configured to upload the produced plurality of first-video clip data to the server in real time via
the first communication unit, wherein the plurality of first video clip data corresponds to a network address file containing
different addresses for the plurality of first video clip data respectively.

US Pat. No. 9,367,156

TOUCH-CONTROL METHOD, DEVICE, AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE

LENOVO (BEIJING) CO., LTD...

1. A touch-control method, applied to an electronic device which has a touch surface and a sensor, wherein, the touch-control
method comprises:
determining a first contact-area and a second contact-area based on data acquired by the sensor, the first contact-area and
the second contact-area being area of contact regions of the touch surface in contact with a same pointing object at different
time moments;

determining a first instruction-determination-parameter associated with an area-variation amount based on the first contact-area
and the second contact-area;

based on a pre-stored first correspondence-relationship between an instruction-determination-parameter interval and an instruction-sequence,
determining and executing a first instruction-sequence which corresponds to the instruction-determination-parameter interval
where the first instruction-determination-parameter locates,

wherein before determining and executing a first instruction corresponding to a contact-area variation-rate interval where
the first contact-area variation-rate locates, determining a current contact-area based on the data acquired by the sensor,
when it is determined based on the data acquired by the sensor that the same pointing object is in contact with the touch
surface;

judging whether the current contact-area is greater than a predefined threshold;
executing a second instruction-sequence, when the current contact-area is greater than the predefined threshold; wherein the
first instruction-sequence is different from the second instruction-sequence, the first instruction-sequence and the second
instruction-sequence being performed to form a two-stage operation.

US Pat. No. 9,342,205

DISPLAY METHOD, TERMINAL DEVICE AND MULTI-TERMINAL DEVICE SYSTEM

LENOVO (BEIJING) CO., LTD...

1. A display method applied to a first terminal device comprising a first display unit, the method comprising:
displaying a first display interface by the first display unit;
detecting a connection to a second terminal device and obtaining a detection result, wherein the second terminal device comprises
a second display unit displaying a second display interface;

when the detection result indicates the first terminal device is connected to the second terminal device, one of the first
display unit and the second display unit displays the first display interface, while the other of the first display unit and
the second display unit displays a third display interface,

wherein the third display interface is different from the first display interface,
when the detection result indicates the first terminal device is connected to the second terminal device, the first display
unit remains displaying the first display interface, the first terminal device sends a first display signal to the second
terminal device, and the second display unit displays the third display interface based on the first display signal, and when
the first display unit remains displaying the first display interface, the first terminal device sends a first display signal
to the second terminal device, and the second display unit displays the third display interface based on the first display
signal, the method further comprises: receiving a first input control signal from the second terminal device, wherein the
first input control signal is generated by the second terminal device detecting a trigger to the third display interface displayed
by the second display unit; and making the first display unit display a fourth display interface different from the first
display interface in response to the first input control signal; or

the first display unit displays the third display interface, the first terminal device sends a second display signal to the
second terminal device, and the second display unit displays the first display interface based on the second display signal;
and when the first display unit displays the third display interface, the first terminal device sends a second display signal
to the second terminal device, and the second display unit displays the first display interface based on the second display
signal, the method further comprises: generating a second control signal by detecting a trigger to the third display interface
displayed by the first display unit; and sending the second control signal to the second terminal device, wherein the second
terminal device makes the second display unit display a fifth display interface different from the first display interface
in response to the second control signal.

US Pat. No. 9,198,217

METHOD FOR MAINTAINING CONNECTION BETWEEN TERMINAL AND NETWORK SERVER, TERMINAL AND NETWORK SERVER

BEIJING LENOVO SOFTWARE L...

1. A method for maintaining a connection between a terminal and a network server, said terminal having a first processing
unit and a second processing unit, said first processing unit being a main processing unit that has a first state and a second
state, a power consumption of said first processing unit in said second state being less than a power consumption of said
first processing unit in said first state, said second processing unit being a communication functional unit, wherein a power
consumption of said second processing unit is less than said power consumption of said first processing unit in said first
state said method comprising:
said second processing unit of said terminal periodically transmitting a heartbeat data packet to said network server to maintain
the connection between said terminal and said network server when said first processing unit of said terminal is in said second
state, wherein said heartbeat data packet is generated and transmitted to said second processing unit by said first processing
unit before said first processing unit enters said second state, and said network server determines not to transmit a feedback
data packet to said terminal after said network server receives said heartbeat data packet or

said network server periodically transmitting another heartbeat data packet to said second processing unit of said terminal,
to maintain the connection between said terminal and said network server when said first processing unit of said terminal
is in said second state.

US Pat. No. 9,612,448

DISPLAY DEVICE AND WEARABLE GLASSES

BEIJING LENOVO SOFTWARE L...

13. A wearable glasses apparatus comprising:
a holding unit for holding a relative position relationship between wearable glasses apparatus and a user when the user wears
the wearable glasses apparatus;

a left display unit; and
a right display unit,
wherein, the left display unit comprising:
a left image source for generating left image light which is corresponding to left image data and being watched by a left
eye of the user according to the left image data;

a first left optical component for receiving the left image light and making polarized light having a first polarization direction
in the left image light to pass through; and

a second left optical component for receiving the polarized light having the first polarization direction and converting it
to a polarized light having a second polarization direction which is perpendicular to the first polarization direction, and
propagating the polarized light having the second polarization direction to the first left optical component, to make the
polarized light having the second polarization direction to be reflected to the left eye of the user by the first left optical
component;

and, the right display unit comprising:
a right image source for generating right image light which is corresponding to right image data and being watched by the
right eye of the user according to the right image data;

the first right optical component for receiving the right image light and making polarized light having a third polarization
direction in the right image light to pass through; and

a second right optical component for receiving the polarized light having the third polarization direction and converting
it to a polarized light having a fourth polarization direction which is perpendicular to the third polarization direction,
and propagating the polarized light having the fourth polarization direction to the first right optical component, to make
the polarized light having the fourth polarization direction to be reflected to the right eye of the user by the first right
optical component,

the left image data is same as or different from the right image data, and the first polarization direction is same as or
different from the third polarization direction, and the second polarization direction is same as or different from the fourth
polarization direction.

US Pat. No. 9,696,767

COMMAND RECOGNITION METHOD INCLUDING DETERMINING A HOLD GESTURE AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE USING THE METHOD

LENOVO (BEIJING) CO., LTD...

1. A command recognition method for an electronic device, the command recognition method comprises the steps of:
obtaining at least two first contact points at a side edge of the electronic device;
according to the at least two first contact points, determining a holding gesture with respect to the electronic device;
obtaining at least one second contact point at which a contact state is changed on the side edge of the electronic device
in a predetermined time period;

based on the holding gesture, the at least one second contact point and its corresponding contact state change, recognizing
a corresponding command by determining a corresponding instruction set and assigning a command to at least one operation area
according to a current holding gesture, wherein the command indicates an operation when the contact state of the at least
one second contact point corresponds to at least one operation change, and recognizing the corresponding command according
to the corresponding contact state change of the at least one second contact point while maintaining the current holding gesture,

wherein, the obtaining at least one second contact point comprises:
obtaining contact points on the side edge of the electronic device and their corresponding contact pressures at a first timing
in the predetermined time period: and extracting the at least one second contact point from the contact points obtained at
the first timing, the at least one second contact point is a part of the at least two first contact points, and the contact
pressure of each of the at least one second contact point at the first timing is greater than a predetermined threshold; and

the corresponding command is recognized as a photographing command, only if the holding gesture is two hands holding,
wherein the side edge of the electronic device is divided into six areas and contact at any point in one operation area is
obtained as one contact point; and when simultaneous contacts at an upper right, a lower right, an upper left, and a lower
left area of the side edge are detected, the holding gesture with respect to the electronic device is recognized as two-hands
holding.

US Pat. No. 9,613,397

DISPLAY METHOD AND ELECTRONIC APPARATUS

BEIJING LENOVO SOFTWARE L...

1. A display method applied in an electronic apparatus including a case, a circuit board provided in the case and connected
to a display unit having various kinds of different display modes, and a processor provided on the circuit board, the display
method comprises:
initiating, by the processor, a first application in the electronic apparatus when current display mode of the display unit
is a first display mode;

obtaining first parameter information of the first application;
determining a second display mode according to the first parameter information and preset correspondence relationship between
the parameter information and the display modes;

adjusting the display unit from the first display mode displayed currently to a second display mode which is different from
the first display mode;

acquiring a first type information of a first display object on a first display region of the display unit;
obtaining a first display parameter corresponding to the first type information based on correspondence relationship between
the type information and the display parameter;

obtaining a first environment brightness parameter of a current environment where the electronic apparatus is located before
displaying the first display object on the first display region based on at least the first display parameter; and,

displaying the first display object on the first display region based on the first display parameter and the first environment
brightness parameter.

US Pat. No. 9,519,310

DISPLAY METHOD AND TERMINAL FOR CHANGING DISPLAYED CONTENT BASED ON THE DEVICE ORIENTATION

BEIJING LENOVO SOFTWARE L...

1. A display method used for a terminal having a rectangle display screen, the rectangle display screen having a long side
and a short side; the terminal having two states, a first state being a state in which only the short side is parallel to
a horizontal plane and a second state being a state in which only the long side is parallel to the horizontal plane; the terminal
having a storage device which stores a plurality of objects with data information; wherein the method comprises:
generating a first display command when the terminal is detected to be in the first state, and in accordance with the first
display command, displaying by the display screen a first part of the data information of a plurality of objects and the first
part of the data information includes index information of the plurality of objects;

generating a second display command when the terminal is detected to be in the second state, and in accordance with the second
display command, only displaying by the display screen all information of a second part of the data information of a selected
one object of the plurality of objects;

wherein a first ratio of the first part with respect to the data information of the selected one object is smaller than a
second ratio of the second part with respect to the data information of the selected one object; and

wherein displaying by the display screen the first part of the data information of the plurality of objects comprises displaying
the first part of the data information of one of the objects on a specific position of the display screen; and

wherein displaying by the display screen the second part of the data information of the selected one object of the plurality
of objects comprises displaying by the display screen the second part of the data information of the object corresponding
to the first part displayed on the specific position,

wherein when the terminal is in the second state, and in accordance with the second display command, only displaying by the
display screen all information of the second part of the data information of the selected one object of the plurality of objects,
the method further comprising:

acquiring a touch point position or a touch point motion locus on a touch device; and
displaying a second part of the data information of another one of the objects when said touch point position or touch point
motion locus satisfies a preset condition.

US Pat. No. 9,645,683

RECOGNITION METHOD FOR INPUT DEVICE, RECOGNITION DEVICE, ELECTRONIC DEVICE AND INPUT DEVICE

Beijing Lenovo Software L...

1. A recognition method for an input device including a plurality of electrical conductors located at different heights, applied
to an electronic device with a capacitive touch screen which has a function of height detection, different input devices having
different electric field height information, wherein the method comprises:
obtaining a sequence of capacitance values by connecting/disconnecting the plurality of electrical conductors in the input
device to/from a ground in a preset order, upon detection of a touch control operation of the input device;

obtaining electric field height values as the electric field height information of the input device, wherein the electric
field height values correspond to multiple capacitance values in the sequence of capacitance values according to a preset
correspondence between the capacitance values and the electric field height values; and

determining attribute information of the input device according to a preset correspondence between the electric field height
information and the attribute information of the input device.

US Pat. No. 9,495,125

ELECTRONIC DEVICE AND DISPLAY METHOD

BEIJING LENOVO SOFTWARE L...

1. An electronic device, comprising:
a main body apparatus comprising a processing unit which generates a first image and performs display control;
a first fixing apparatus connected with the main body apparatus, which maintains a relative location relationship between
the electronic device and at least a part of body of a user when the user wears the electronic device;

a first display unit arranged on the main body apparatus and/or the first fixing apparatus, which outputs the first image;
and

a sensor unit arranged on the main body apparatus or the first fixing apparatus, which generates a first control signal when
sensing that a first predetermined condition is met, the processing unit controlling an on/off of the first display unit according
to the first control signal;

wherein the first display unit comprises a first display component which displays the first image, and a first optical component
which receives light corresponding to the first image emitted from the first display component, and changes the light path
of the light corresponding to the first image to form a magnified virtual image corresponding to the first image.

US Pat. No. 9,811,185

INFORMATION PROCESSING METHOD AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE

BEIJING LENOVO SOFTWARE L...

1. An information processing method applied to an electronic device comprising a touch sensitive unit and a display unit separated
from each other, the electronic device comprising at least a first display mode, which is a traditional display mode suitable
for the display unit, and a second display mode suitable for the touch sensitive unit, the method comprising:
acquiring a display mode of the display unit according to whether an operating system operating in the electric device is
an operating system suitable for the touch sensitive unit, and/or according to whether an application is operating in the
electronic device, at a first timing after the electronic device is turned on;

detecting whether the display mode is the second display mode or not according to the operating system or the application;
acquiring coordinates of each point of N points of the display unit and generating a first control instruction, when the display
mode is the second display mode, wherein N is an integer above 2; and

performing the first control instruction, to correspond the coordinates of the each point of the N points to coordinates of
each touch sensitive point of the touch sensitive unit,

wherein, after the step of detecting whether the display mode is the second display mode or not, the method further comprising:
acquiring a first location of a cursor on the display unit when the display mode is the first display mode;
acquiring a movement track parameter indicating the movement on the touch sensitive unit of an operating object corresponding
to the electronic device;

acquiring a second location of the cursor on the display unit based on the first location and the movement track parameter;
and

adjusting the cursor from the first location to the second location;
wherein, after the step of performing the first control instruction, to correspond the coordinates of the each point of the
N points to coordinates of each touch sensitive point of the touch sensitive unit, the method further comprises:

detecting whether a first adjustment instruction for adjusting display mode of the display unit is received or not, at a second
timing after the first timing; and

adjusting the display unit from the second display mode to the first display mode, when the first adjustment instruction is
received,

wherein, after the step of performing the first control instruction, to correspond the coordinates of the each point of the
N points to coordinates of each touch sensitive point of the touch sensitive unit, the method further comprising:

acquiring M first touch sensitive points out of the N touch sensitive points of the touch sensitive unit by a first operating
object corresponding to the electronic device, wherein, M is an integer no less than 1 and larger than N;

acquiring J points on the display unit corresponding to each touch sensitive point of the M first touch sensitive points,
based on the M first touch sensitive points, wherein, J is equal to M; and

allocating a cursor at the location of each point of the J points.

US Pat. No. 9,439,001

ELECTRONIC DEVICE AND SOUND CAPTURING METHOD

BEIJING LENOVO SOFTWARE L...

1. An electronic device, comprising:
at least one first bone conducting unit, which is operable to detect vibration produced by an object in contact with the first
bone conducting unit, and to generate an alternating current signal based on the detected vibration to capture a sound produced
by the vibration; and

a processing unit, which is operable to receive the alternating current signal and to perform an audio processing on the alternating
current signal,

wherein each of the first bone conducting units is formed in a first form or a second form;
in the first form, each of the first bone conducting unit comprises:
a first metal substrate which is arranged in the electronic device; and
a first piezoelectric sheet which is arranged on a first surface of the electronic device;
the first piezoelectric sheet is polarized by the first metal substrate in advance so that a saturated electric field is formed
inside of the first piezoelectric sheet;

the first piezoelectric sheet is deformed when the object in contact with the first piezoelectric sheet vibrates and the alternating
current signal is generated by the electric field inside of the first piezoelectric sheet;

in the second form, each of the first bone conducting unit comprises:
a capacitive pressure detecting module including:
a metal thin-film electrode which is arranged on a first surface of the electronic device, and is operable to be deformed
based on the vibration produced by the object; and

a fixed electrode which is arranged in the electronic device, and is connected to a voltage supply module;
the voltage supply module is operable to supply power to the capacitive pressure detecting module so that there is a predetermined
voltage difference between the metal thin-film electrode and the fixed electrode.

US Pat. No. 9,645,616

METHOD FOR CONTROLLING ELECTRONIC APPARATUS AND ELECTRONIC APPARATUS

BEIJING LENOVO SOFTWARE L...

1. A method for controlling an electronic apparatus that includes a first body, a second body on which a touch display unit
is provided, and a rotary shaft used to connect the first body and the second body and through which the second body can rotate
relative to the first body, the method comprising:
determining whether the electronic apparatus is under a predetermined condition, so as to obtain a determination result; and
when the determination result indicates that the electronic apparatus is under the predetermined condition, increasing a rotation
resistance that the rotary shaft experiences during rotation of the rotary shaft, so as to cause the second body to reside
in a non-rotational state relative to the first body when a user is touching the touch display unit,

wherein the second body can be detached from the first body, and a connection mode between the second body and the first body
has a first connection mode and a second connection mode different from the first connection mode.

US Pat. No. 9,564,100

INFORMATION PROCESSING METHOD AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE

BEIJING LENOVO SOFTWARE L...

1. An information processing method applied to an electronic device having a first sensor, a second sensor and a processing
unit, the method comprising:
acquiring a first value of a first parameter by the first sensor;
acquiring a second value of the first parameter by the second sensor;
judging whether a difference value between the first value and the second value is larger than or equal to a first threshold
or not, to obtain a first judgment result;

determining a third value of the first parameter based on a first algorithm, the first value and the second value, and reporting
the third value as a value of the first parameter to the processing unit, when the first judgment result represents that the
difference value is larger than or equal to the first threshold; and

determining a fourth value of the first parameter based on a second algorithm, the first value and the second value, and reporting
the fourth value as the value of the first parameter to the processing unit, when the first judgment result represents that
the difference value is smaller than the first threshold.

US Pat. No. 9,607,571

INFORMATION PROCESSING METHOD AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE

BEIJING LENOVO SOFTWARE L...

1. An information processing method applied to an electronic device having a first sensor, a second sensor and a processing
unit, the method comprising:
acquiring a first value of a first parameter by the first sensor;
acquiring a second value of the first parameter by the second sensor;
judging whether a difference value between the first value and the second value is larger than or equal to a first threshold
or not, to obtain a first judgment result;

determining a third value of the first parameter based on a first algorithm, the first value and the second value, and reporting
the third value as a value of the first parameter to the processing unit, when the first judgment result represents that the
difference value is larger than or equal to the first threshold; and

determining a fourth value of the first parameter based on a second algorithm, the first value and the second value, and reporting
the fourth value as the value of the first parameter to the processing unit, when the first judgment result represents that
the difference value is smaller than the first threshold.

US Pat. No. 9,338,582

ELECTRONIC APPARATUS WITH A TOUCH PANEL AND DATA TRANSMISSION METHOD FOR A BODY AREA NETWORK

BEIJING LENOVO SOFTWARE L...

1. An electronic apparatus, comprising:
a touch control communication unit for executing touch control input or communication data transmission;
a touch control driving unit for providing a driving signal to the touch control communication unit and receiving a touch
control signal from the touch control communication unit;

a communication driving unit for providing communication data to be transmitted to the touch control communication unit and
receiving communication data from the touch control communication unit; and

a control unit for controlling the touch control communication unit to be in a first working status or a second working status
according to predetermined conditions, wherein in the first working status, the touch control communication unit is electrically
connected to the touch control driving unit and the touch control communication unit executes the touch control input, and
in the second working status, the touch control communication unit is electrically connected to the communication driving
unit and the touch panel executes the communication data transmission, and in the second working status, the touch control
communication unit are able to transmit the communication data to be transmitted to another electronic apparatus via the human
body contacting the touch control communication unit and receive the communication data transmitted via the human body contacting
the touch control communication unit from the another electronic apparatus;

the touch control communication unit including a baseboard and an electrode array arranged on the baseboard, the electrode
array includes a scanning electrode array and a driving electrode array, and the communication driving unit includes a communication
data receiving unit and a communication data transmitting unit;

in the first working status, the scanning electrode array being connected to the touch control driving unit via a scanning
line to provide a touch control signal obtained by scanning by the scanning electrode array to the touch control driving unit,
and in the second working status the scanning electrode array being connected to the communication data receiving unit via
a data receiving transmission line to provide communication data received by the scanning electrode array to the communication
driving unit;

in the first working status, the driving electrode array being connected to the touch control driving unit via a driving line
to receive the driving signal provided by the touch control driving unit, and in the second working status, the driving electrode
array being connected to the communication data transmitting unit via a data transmitting transmission line to receive communication
data provided by the communication data transmitting unit;

a first switch unit and a second switch unit, the first switch unit being placed between the scanning electrode array and
the touch control driving unit and the communication data receiving unit, and for making the scanning electrode array be electrically
connected with the touch control driving unit or making the scanning electrode array be electrically connected with the communication
data receiving unit according to a control signal from a control unit, the second switch unit being placed between the driving
electrode array and the touch control driving unit and the communication data transmitting unit, and for making the driving
electrode array be electrically connected with the touch control driving unit or making the driving electrode array be electrically
connected with the communication data transmitting unit according to a control signal from a control unit.

US Pat. No. 9,122,360

SURFACE CAPACITIVE TOUCH PANEL AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE

LENOVO (BEIJING) CO., LTD...

1. A surface capacitive touch panel, comprising:
a resistive film, on which an electrode setting area divided into at least two layers is set; and
a plurality of conductive electrodes, set in said electrode setting area;
said plurality of conductive electrodes including at least one set of electrodes;
wherein, said set of electrodes includes:
a first strip electrode;
a second strip electrode, in parallel with said first strip electrode, but in a different layer;
a third strip electrode, in parallel with said first strip electrode, but in a different layer;
said second strip electrode and said third strip electrode being located on the same side of said first strip electrode;
a fourth strip electrode, wherein a first end of the fourth strip electrode is directly connected to said first strip electrode
and a second end of the fourth strip electrode is directly connected to said second strip electrode so that the fourth strip
electrode passes through an adjacent layer to the first strip electrode;

a fifth strip electrode, wherein a first end of the fifth strip electrode is directly connected with said first strip electrode
and a second end of the fifth strip electrode is directly connected to said third strip electrode so that the fifth strip
electrode passes through an adjacent layer to the first strip electrode,

wherein said second strip electrode and said third strip electrode are not in the layer adjacent to said first strip electrode,
wherein there is only a portion of the fourth strip electrode arranged perpendicular to the adjacent layer to the first strip
electrode in the adjacent layer, and wherein a distance between the first strip electrode and a touch area of the surface
capacitive touch panel is greater than a distance between either of the second strip electrode and the third strip electrode
and the touch area, and, in connections formed by the fourth and fifth strip electrodes, and the second and third strip electrodes,
there is at least one “” shaped connection.

US Pat. No. 9,564,677

MOBILE TERMINAL

BEIJING LENOVO SOFTWARE L...

1. A mobile terminal, comprising:
a housing;
a main board arranged inside the housing; and
an antenna arranged on an outer surface of the housing and connected with the main board, wherein the antenna comprises a
radiating body including a first radiating part, a second radiating part and a connection part, wherein a first terminal of
the connection part is connected to the first radiating part, a second terminal of the connection part is connected to the
second radiating part, and the connection part is slotted to form a single gap for spreading width of frequency band, wherein
the gap extends into the first radiating part and the second radiating part, and the gap includes a first terminal that bends
to form a first U shape in the first radiating part and a second terminal that bends to form a second U shape in the second
radiating part such that there is a common mode radiation in a first frequency band and a differential mode radiation in a
second frequency band, wherein the first and second terminals of the gap bends and points towards itself, and the first and
second radiating parts extend perpendicular to the connection part.

US Pat. No. 9,495,023

INFORMATION PROCESSING METHOD AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE

BEIJING LENOVO SOFTWARE L...

1. An information processing method applied in a first electronic device which can perform a data transmission with a second
electronic device comprising:
acquiring a first rotation information through detecting a rotation of the first electronic device by a first detecting unit;
and,

determining a first control instruction corresponding to the first rotation information based on a relationship between preset
rotation information and a control instruction, wherein the first control instruction is provided to the second electronic
device to be executed,

wherein the first electronic device further comprises a first switch unit for controlling the first detecting unit to be an
enabled state, and

wherein before acquiring a first rotation information through detecting the rotation of the first electronic device by the
first detecting unit, the method comprises generating a second control instruction when the first switch unit controls the
first detecting unit to be an enabled state, wherein the second control instruction is used to control the first detecting
unit to detect the rotation of the electronic device.

US Pat. No. 9,342,243

METHOD AND ELECTRONIC APPARATUS FOR IMPLEMENTING MULTI-OPERATING SYSTEM

Lenovo (Beijing) Co., Ltd...

1. A method for implementing a multi-operating system, applied to an electronic apparatus including a Solid State Disk (SSD),
wherein the SSD includes: a plurality of partitions each partition corresponding to a unique logical snapshot table, and a
plurality of operating systems installed respectively in the plurality of partitions, the method comprising:
determining a first logical snapshot table corresponding to an operating system of the plurality of operating systems to be
loaded currently among a plurality of logical snapshot tables during a Power On Self Test process of a basic input/output
system; and

determining a position of a partition of the plurality of partitions in the SSD that corresponds to a reading/writing operation
according to the first logical snapshot table in response to the reading/writing operation being performed on the SSD in a
manner of Logical Block Addressing.

US Pat. No. 9,285,924

INFORMATION PROCESSING METHOD AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE

Lenovo (Beijing) Co., Ltd...

1. An information processing method, which is applied to an electronic device, the electronic device comprising a display
unit and a detection unit, and the detection unit being adapted to detect at least an operating body which has a distance
from a surface of the display unit within a predetermined space range, wherein the method comprises:
detecting, when at least a first display object is displayed on the display unit, whether there is a first operating body
having the distance from the surface of the display unit within the predetermined space range, and generating a detection
result;

acquiring first operating information corresponding to the first operating body if the detection result indicates that the
first operating body is within the predetermined space range;

generating an adjustment instruction based on the first operating information; and
adjusting a display parameter of the first display object based on the adjustment instruction,
wherein generating the adjustment instruction based on the first operating information comprises:
analyzing the first operating information and acquiring motion track parameter information of the first operating body from
the first operating information; and

generating the adjustment instruction based on the motion track parameter information of the first operating body.

US Pat. No. 9,367,640

METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR CREATING LINKED LIST, METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR SEARCHING DATA

BEIJING LENOVO SOFTWARE L...

1. A method for creating a linklist, comprising:
acquiring a first linklist from a first storage area, said first linklist having at least one node, each of said node including
at least first data that comprises identification information for identifying the node and a pointer of said node and second
data;

acquiring said identification information and said pointer and not the second data of each of said node from said first linklist;
and

storing said identification information and said pointer and not the second data in a preset second storage area to form a
second linklist,

wherein the first storage area corresponds to a first accessing speed and the second storage area corresponds to a second
accessing speed, and the second accessing speed is higher than the first accessing speed.

US Pat. No. 9,654,607

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR GENERATING APPLICATION ICON

LENOVO (BEIJING) CO., LTD...

1. A terminal apparatus, comprising:
a receiving unit configured to receive prompt information of a first application from a server automatically;
an icon generating unit configured to generate a first icon corresponding to the first application in an application icon
interface according to the prompt information received by the receiving unit;

a first control unit configured to associate the first icon generated by the icon generating unit with a first function according
to the prompt information, and control the first icon to be displayed in a first display effect;

a first display unit configured to display the first icon generated by the icon generating unit in the first display effect
a detecting unit for detecting an operation when at least part of a first picture of a third application is displayed in a
display region of the terminal apparatus, wherein the first picture includes a second icon, the second icon is for running
a second application installed in the display device;

a second deciding unit for deciding whether the operation is an operation intended to move the first picture out of the display
region; and

a display processing unit for displaying a second picture in response to the operation when the second deciding unit decides
that the operation is the operation intended to move the first picture out of the display region, wherein the second picture
includes at least one of the first icon, the at least one of the first icon is for indicating that the first application corresponding
to the first icon is capable of being installed into the terminal apparatus.

US Pat. No. 9,563,258

SWITCHING METHOD AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE

LENOVO (BEIJING) CO., LTD...

1. A switching method applied to an electronic device comprising a display unit and at least two sensing units, the method
comprising:
capturing a first sensing parameter by a first sensing unit of the at least two sensing units, wherein the first sensing parameter
is a device parameter corresponding to the electronic device that is captured by the first sensing unit and the device parameter
indicates a first operation performed by a first part of an operating body corresponding to the electronic device;

capturing a second sensing parameter by a second sensing unit of the at least two sensing units, when the electronic device
is in a first work state in which the display unit is in a state with a first power consumption, wherein the second sensing
parameter is a parameter corresponding to a second part of the operating body, that is captured by the second sensing unit;

judging whether the first sensing parameter meets a first preset condition and the second sensing parameter meets a second
preset condition, or not;

generating a first switching instruction for controlling the electronic device to switch from the first work state to a second
work state in which the display unit is in a state with a second power consumption larger than the first power consumption,
when a judging result indicates that the first sensing parameter meets the first preset condition and the second sensing parameter
meets the second preset condition; and

controlling the electronic device to switch from the first work state to the second work state, according to the first switching
instruction, wherein a second operation performed by the second part of the operating body is determined according to a biometric
feature parameter of the first part captured by the second sensing unit, when the electronic device is fixed to the first
part of the operating body through a fixing body.

US Pat. No. 9,230,515

HAND-HELD ELECTRONIC DEVICE AND DISPLAY METHOD

LENOVO (BEIJING) CO., LTD...

1. A hand-held electronic device comprising:
an image processing unit configured to provide a first image;
a first display unit configured to display the first image;
a first optical system configured to receive light emitted from the first display unit and conduct a light path on the light
emitted from the first display unit to form a first magnified virtual image, wherein a length of a light path between the
first optical system and the first display unit is less than a focal distance of the first optical system and the first optical
system comprises a lens assembly having positive refractive power;

a first window disposed on a first external surface of the hand-held electronic device to allow a viewer to watch the first
magnified virtual image through the first optical system when close to the first external surface;

a second display unit configured to display a second image, wherein the second display unit has a display zone larger than
a display zone of the first display unit, and the second display unit allows the viewer to directly watch the second image,

a second light guiding component configured to deliver light passing through the lens assembly to a third light guiding component;
and

a protective component disposed on a side facing the viewer and in the first optical system to protect the lens assembly,
wherein the third light guiding component receives light delivered by the second light guiding component and reflects it to
the first window,

the third light guiding component is disposed in the protective component,
the second display unit is disposed on the first external surface of the hand-held electronic device, and
the protective component covers the second display unit and overlaps the second display unit.

US Pat. No. 9,939,860

ELECTRONIC DEVICE, FIRST AND SECOND ELECTRONIC DEVICE THEREOF, AND METHOD FOR SWITCHING FIRST ELECTRONIC DEVICE

Beijing Lenovo Software L...

1. A first electronic device, comprising:a first case, on which a first interface is provided, the first interface is adapted to removably connected with a second interface of a second electronic device; and
a processing unit provided in the first case,
wherein a first air inlet is provided on a side of the first case connecting with the second electronic device, and a first heat dissipation channel of the first electronic device is formed with the first air inlet as an upstream end, and
in a case that the first interface is connected with the second interface, the first air inlet communicates with a second air outlet of a second heat dissipation channel of the second electronic device;
wherein the first air inlet of the first case is integrated into the first interface, and wherein cables for supplying power and transmitting control signals between the first electronic device and the second electronic device are provided in the matched first interface and the second interface.

US Pat. No. 9,639,137

CONTROL METHOD AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE

LENOVO (BEIJING) CO., LTD...

1. A control method applied to an electronic device, the electronic device comprising a processor and a network card with
a cache module, the control method comprising:
when the processor is in a first state, the network card receiving current network data;
the network card determining whether a communication state of the network data satisfies a predetermined condition;
if the communication state does not satisfy the predetermined condition, then the network card stores current network data
into the cache module of the network card; and

if the communication state satisfies the predetermined condition, then the network card transmits current network data to
the processor, by-passing the cache module, so that the processor changes from the first state to a second state,

wherein power consumption in the first state is lower than that in the second state.

US Pat. No. 9,665,952

INFORMATION PROCESSING METHOD AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE

Beijing Lenovo Software L...

1. An information processing method, applied in an electronic device including a processor, comprising:
acquiring by the processor, an adjustment instruction to S icon objects in a display content of a display included in the
electronic device, wherein, S is an integer and S?1, the adjustment instruction includes parameter information;

adjusting, by the processor, the S icon objects in the display content based on the parameter information in response to the
adjustment instruction to make the icon object present an adjusted display effect via the display,

wherein each icon object is used for identifying an application installed on the electronic device, and wherein the display
includes a display region; and

controlling, by the processor, to display a background image in the display region of the display and present a first display
effect;

wherein acquiring, by the processor, an adjustment instruction to an icon object in a display content comprises:
acquiring, by the processor, a first transparency value, a second transparency value and a third first transparency value;
wherein adjusting, by the processor, the S icon objects in the display content based on the parameter information in response
to the adjustment instruction comprises:

adjusting, by the processor, the S icon objects in the display content based on the first transparency value, the second transparency
value and the third first transparency value in response to the adjustment instruction,

wherein adjusting, by the processor, the S icon objects in the display content based on the first transparency value, the
second transparency value and the third first transparency value comprises:

controlling, by the processor, to display M icon objects included in the S icon objects on the display region of the display,
with M being an integer and S?M?1, and the M icon objects covering portions of the background image corresponding to the M
icon objects; wherein each of the M icon objects occupies an icon region on the display region, each of the M icon regions
is smaller than the display region, and the processor controls a first application corresponding to a first icon object to
make a response when a first operation instruction for the first icon object is obtained;

wherein controlling, by the processor, to display the M icon objects on the display region of the display comprises:
for each of the M icon objects, determining, by the processor, on the display region, an icon region corresponding to the
icon object in which the icon object is to be located;

displaying N icon objects among the M icon objects in icon regions corresponding to the N icon objects based on first transparency
value of N icon objects of a second type and second transparency value of N icon objects of a first type to make portions
of the background image corresponding to the N icon objects of a first type present a second display effect which is different
from the first display effect, wherein the first transparency value is less than the second transparency value, and both M
and N are integers, 1?N?M; and

displaying icon objects among the M icon objects except the N icon objects in icon regions corresponding to the icon objects
among the M icon objects except the N icon objects in icon based on third transparency value of the icon objects among the
M icon objects except the N icon objects in icon.

US Pat. No. 9,445,168

ELECTRONIC DEVICE AND DIRECTION SWITCHING METHOD OF THE ELECTRONIC DEVICE

LENOVO (BEIJING) CO., LTD...

1. An electronic device, said electronic device comprising:
a housing having a first end and a second end;
an audio input means provided within said housing, used for inputting first audio information, and including a first audio
input unit; and

an audio output means provided within said housing, used for outputting second audio information, and including at least one
audio output unit,

a direction detecting means for detecting whether said electronic device is in a first working direction in which the direction
from said first end to said second end is a reference direction or a second working direction in which the direction from
said second end to said first end is the reference direction; and

a first transmitting means provided within said housing, and for transmitting said first audio input unit to said second end
when said electronic device is in said first working direction; and transmitting said first audio input unit to said first
end when said electronic device is in said second working direction.

US Pat. No. 9,161,000

LIGHT PARAMETER MEASUREMENT METHOD AND DEVICE, SCREEN ADJUSTMENT METHOD AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE

Lenovo (Beijing) Co., Ltd...

1. A method for light parameter measurement, which is applied to an electronic device with a camera, wherein the camera has
at least a first operation mode, and in the first operation mode, light emitted into the camera is diffused;
the method comprises:
receiving a measurement instruction and determining a type of a parameter to be measured based on the measurement instruction;
acquiring a current image parameter corresponding to the type of the parameter to be measured obtained by the camera under
the first operation mode; and

determining a light parameter corresponding to the current image parameter based on a preset correspondence between an image
parameter and a light parameter and taking the light parameter corresponding to the current image parameter as a current light
parameter.

US Pat. No. 9,645,659

ELECTRONIC DEVICE WITH A SUPPORTING DEVICE FOR MODE SWITCHING

Beijing Lenovo Software L...

1. An electronic device having a first operating mode and a second operating mode, comprising:
a body, containing a display;
a first rotating structure connected with the body;
a supporting part connected with the body via the first rotating structure;
a second rotating structure;
a base connected with the supporting part via the second rotating structure;
wherein the body is substantially perpendicular to the base when the electronic device is in the first operating mode; and
the body is substantially parallel to the base and the supporting part when the electronic device is in the second operating
mode; and

the supporting part is specifically a connecting rod used for enabling the body, the supporting part and the base to move
jointly and synchronously;

the first operating mode of the electronic device is an initial state of an adjustment by rotating, and
when the body is rotated in a clockwise direction with respect to the supporting part, under an action of the first rotating
structure and the second rotating structure,

the supporting part is rotated in a counter-clockwise direction with respect to the base to turn the electronic device to
be in the second operating mode which is the final state of adjustment by rotating,

wherein a state switching unit is specifically used for: switching the electronic device into the first operating mode when
the detecting unit is arranged at the first rotating connection structure and has detected that the angle position between
the body and the supporting part meets the first angle position; and

switching the electronic device into the second operating mode when the detecting unit is arranged at the second rotating
connection structure and has detected that the angle position between the supporting part and the base meets the second angle
position.

US Pat. No. 9,836,139

METHOD AND TERMINAL DEVICE FOR OPERATION CONTROL OF OPERATION OBJECT

BEIJING LENOVO SOFTWARE L...

8. The terminal device of claim 7, wherein, when the first processing sub-unit determines that the operation type of the operation object is an operation on
a three dimensional operation object, the second processing sub-unit is configured to:
determine the operation as an operation of translating the three dimensional operation object in the first operation direction
or the second operation direction when the first operation direction and the second operation direction are same; or

implement rotating operation with respect to a perpendicular line of a track formed by the first operation direction and the
second operation direction as an axis when the first operation direction and the second operation direction are opposite.

US Pat. No. 9,430,083

CONTROL METHOD AND ELECTRONIC APPARATUS

LENOVO (BEIJING) CO., LTD...

1. A control method applied in an electronic apparatus including a projecting unit and a depth detecting unit, the projecting
unit being able to project first multimedia data onto a target object; wherein, the method comprises:
detecting depth information of the target object by using the depth detecting unit;
calculating a second parameter of the projecting unit according to the depth information of the target object and a first
parameter of the projecting unit, the first parameter including a focal length of the projecting unit, the second parameter
characterizing a distance and a direction to be moved of the projecting unit; and

moving the projecting unit to a first position based on the second parameter of the projecting unit, the projecting unit at
the first position projecting a first display picture of the first multimedia data.

US Pat. No. 9,134,598

ELECTRONIC DEVICE

Lenovo (Beijing) Co., Ltd...

1. An electronic device, comprising:
an opto-mechanical system, adapted to form projection light in a first direction in accordance with a display data signal,
wherein a housing of the electronic device has a first opening on an emission path of the projection light; and

an optical unit, adapted to adjust a projection direction of the projection light;
wherein the optical unit has at least a first position and a second position, in the case where the optical unit is in the
first position, the projection light forms a projected image in a first direction; and in the case where the optical unit
is in the second position, the projection light is adjusted by the optical unit to a second direction, and forms a projected
image in the second direction;

wherein the optical unit is a reflector unit, and the reflector unit is movably connected with the housing by a support to
facilitate the reflector switching between the first position and the second position;

wherein two ends of the support respectively articulated with the housing and the reflector unit; it is indicated that the
reflector unit is in the first position in the case where the reflector unit and the support are superposed sequentially to
an outer wall of the housing; and it is indicated that the reflector unit is in the second position in the case where a mirror
surface of the reflector unit is positioned in the emission path of the projection light.

US Pat. No. 9,721,490

DUAL-SCREEN DISPLAY AND DISPLAY METHOD

Beijing Lenovo Software L...

1. A display device, comprising:
a display unit, a control unit, and transparence-controllable bodies, wherein
the display unit comprises at least three sub-pixel units, each of the at least three sub-pixel units has a first side and
a second side;

the transparence-controllable bodies are disposed on a first side and a second side of each individual sub-pixel unit of the
at least three sub-pixel units; and

the control unit is configured to control a control signal applied on the transparence-controllable bodies based on a user
instruction, to control transparencies of the transparence-controllable bodies, wherein the control unit is configured to
control the transparence-controllable bodies on the first side and second side of each individual sub-pixel unit of the at
least three sub-pixel units to have a first transparence and a second transparence, and control the transparence-controllable
bodies respectively on two adjacent sub-pixel units by a same side of the two adjacent sub-pixel units to have different transparences
to display two different images on two screens.

US Pat. No. 9,323,364

INTERACTIVE METHOD, APPARATUS AND SYSTEM

Beijing Lenovo Software L...

1. An interactive method, which is applied to an electronic apparatus and an accessory independent of the electronic apparatus,
wherein the electronic apparatus comprises a display device, the method comprises:
obtaining a first display state of the display device, wherein the first display state is a display state in a case that the
electronic apparatus operates independently;

obtaining position information of the accessory, wherein the position information is information indicating the position of
the accessory on the display device;

obtaining attribute information of the accessory, wherein the attribute information is used to change display state of the
display device and the attribute information of the accessory indicates what the accessory is;

generating a state changing instruction according to the position information and the attribute information; and
switching the first display state of the display device to a second display state according to the state changing instruction,
wherein the second display state is a display state in a case that the electronic apparatus and the accessory operate interactively,
and the second display state is determined by the first display state and the attribute information of the accessory and formed
based on the first display state;

wherein the attribute information of the accessory indicates that the accessory is a plane mirror; the state changing instruction
comprises a reflection angle of a simulated light beam after the simulated light beam meets the plane mirror; and the reflection
angle is calculated according to a reflection principle of the plane mirror.

US Pat. No. 9,256,257

ELECTRONIC DEVICE AND DOCKING STATION

Lenovo (Beijing) Co., Ltd...

1. An electronic device, comprising: a first body, a second body, a first coupling member and a second coupling member; wherein
in the case where the first body and the second body are located in a first relative position, the first body and the second
body are coupled together by cooperation between the first coupling member and the second coupling member; and in the case
where the first body and the second body are located in a second relative position different from the first relative position,
the first body and the second body are decoupled from each other by cooperation between the first coupling member and the
second coupling member.

US Pat. No. 9,596,770

ELECTRONIC DEVICE

LENOVO (BEIJING) CO., LTD...

1. An electronic device, comprising:
a first body;
a second body; and
a connection member through which the first body is connected with the second body; the connection member comprising a rotary
connection part for supporting the first body to rotate around an axis line of the rotary connection part and an extensible
connection part for supporting the first body to be close to or away from the second body, wherein the connection member comprises
a first flexible shaft that is operative, through deformation, to enable the first body to rotate in a first plane parallel
to an end surface of the second body, and change a distance between the first body and the second body.

US Pat. No. 9,442,571

CONTROL METHOD FOR GENERATING CONTROL INSTRUCTION BASED ON MOTION PARAMETER OF HAND AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE USING THE CONTROL METHOD

LENOVO (BEIJING) CO., LTD...

1. A control method applied to an electronic device including a collection unit, the control method comprising:
performing collection on a space operation area through the collection unit and acquiring a real-time collection image regarding
the space operation area;

according to the real-time collection image, determining whether a first finger and a second finger belonging to a same hand
of a user are present in the space operation area;

when determining that the first finger and the second finger belonging to the same hand of the user are present in the space
operation area, acquiring a first distance between a first fingertip portion of the first finger and a second fingertip portion
of the second finger, and generating a first determination result according to the first distance;

according to a real-time collection image collected after the first determination result is generated, further determining
whether the first fingertip portion leaves the second fingertip portion along a direction away from the user's body or determining
whether the first fingertip portion approaches the second fingertip portion along a direction approaching the user's body;
and

when determining that the first fingertip portion leaves the second fingertip portion along the direction away from the user's
body or determining that the first fingertip portion approaches the second fingertip portion along the direction approaching
the user's body, generating a control instruction according to the real-time collection image collected after the first determination
result is generated,

wherein the direction away from the user's body and the direction approaching the user's body both are a direction perpendicular
to a plane parallel to the user's chest,

wherein generating the control instruction according to the real-time collection image collected after the first determination
result is generated comprises:

acquiring a motion parameter of the first fingertip portion according to the real-time collection image collected after the
first determination result is generated; and

generating the control instruction according to the motion parameter of the first fingertip portion,
the motion parameter comprises a movement speed of the first fingertip portion.

US Pat. No. 9,366,865

WEARABLE ELECTRONIC DEVICE WITH INTEGRATED ANTENNA

LENOVO (BEIJING) CO., LTD...

1. A wearable electronic device, comprising: a fixing component, at least one display component fixedly provided on the fixing
component and a signal transceiver component provided on the display component;
the fixing component is for, when a user wears the wearable electronic device, maintaining a relative positional relationship
between the wearable electronic device and the user's head;

the display component includes a transparent module whose light transmittance is greater than a first light transmittance;
the signal transceiver component is for receiving and transmitting a signal and has a hollow geometric pattern constituted
by two or more lines,

wherein the transparent module includes a first layer of light transparent portion and a second layer of light transparent
portion, the signal transceiver component is located between the first layer of light transparent portion and the second layer
of light transparent portion that are bound.

US Pat. No. 9,270,773

METHOD AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE FOR RECEIVING, VIEWING AND FORWARDING INFORMATION PUBLISHED ON NETWORK

LENOVO (BEIJING) CO., LTD...

1. A method of receiving information published on the network, used in a second electronic device that is connected with at
least one first electronic device via a network, characterized in that, said method comprises:
according to previous subscription of said second electronic device, receiving information related to content update sent
by said first electronic device, when a network information platform on said first electronic device updates content;

saving said information related to content update in a first part of a contact object record, said contact object record being
located in a contact list saved by said second electronic device, and contact object information of said contact object record
being saved in a second part of said contact object record, said network information platform corresponding to said contact
object record through said contact object information,

after receiving said information related to content update sent by said first electronic device, the method further comprises:
acquiring first information content of said information related to content update: comparing said first information content
with a network platform subscription record, which is saved in a contact comparison table:

when it is determined that said first information content has not previously been recorded in said network platform subscription
record, prompting a user whether or not to specify the corresponding contact object record of said network information platform;

judging whether or not an instruction for specifying said corresponding contact object record is received, and when the judgment
result is yes, then according to the corresponding contact object information inputted in said instruction, searching for
and obtaining said contact object record in said contact list, said corresponding contact object information being saved in
the second part of said contact object record: when the judgment result is no, then receiving and displaying said information
related to content update in the form of a short message.

US Pat. No. 9,207,769

PROCESSING METHOD AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE

Lenovo (Beijing) Co., Ltd...

1. A processing method, applied to an electronic device comprising an image acquisition unit, comprising:
acquiring a first image which contains an instruction object by the image acquisition unit, wherein the instruction object
is directional;

analyzing the first image and acquiring first parameter information represented by the instruction object, wherein the first
parameter information indicates a direction of the instruction object;

generating a first instruction based on the first parameter information; and
executing, in response to the first instruction, an operation corresponding to the instruction object;
wherein generating the first instruction based on the first parameter information comprises determining a first direction
corresponding to the instruction object according to the direction of the instruction object, and a first target corresponding
to the first direction in an image acquisition area of the image acquisition unit; and

wherein executing, in response to the first instruction, the operation corresponding to the instruction object comprises adjusting
a focusing point of the image acquisition unit to the first target.

US Pat. No. 9,291,824

HEAD WORN DISPLAY DEVICE

LENOVO (BEIJING) CO., LTD...

1. A display device, comprising:
a fixing unit, through which the display device is capable of being worn on a head of a user;
a processing unit configured to obtain a first image to be displayed;
an image transmission unit configured to transmit the first image to a display unit;
the display unit configured to display the first image obtained by the processing unit;
a connection unit configured to connect the fixing unit and at least a first portion of the display unit, wherein the connection
unit at least has a first state and a second state, such that in the first state at least the first portion is located in
a user's visual region and faces the user and at least the first portion of the display unit is movable away from the user's
visual region;

an image capturing unit configured to capture a second image and comprising a rotator configured to rotate around an axis
of itself;

a reflector configured to reflect surroundings of the display device to an image collector, wherein
the reflector is connected to the rotator such that the reflector is capable of rotating with respect to the axis of the rotator;
the image collector is fixed on the fixing unit and configured to receive light reflected from the reflector and to capture
the second image; and

an adjusting unit configured to adjust the rotator to adjust a capture area of the image capturing unit according to a position
of an object to be captured by the image capturing unit; and

the processing unit being further configured to generate the first image based on the second image; and
a pop-up unit configured to connect the fixing unit and the image capturing unit, having a pop-up state and a pack-up state,
wherein, in the pop-up state, the image capturing unit is located outside the fixing unit, and the image capturing unit is
on and capturing images; and

in the pack-up state, the image capturing unit is located inside the fixing unit, and
the image capturing unit is off.

US Pat. No. 9,232,145

HAND-HELD ELECTRONIC DEVICE AND DISPLAY METHOD

LENOVO (BEIJING) CO., LTD...

1. A hand-held electronic device, comprising:
an image processor configured to provide image data;
a first display configured to display a first image based on the image data;
a first optical system configured to receive light emitted from the first display and change a light path of the light emitted
from the first display to form a first magnified virtual image, wherein a length of the light path between the first optical
system and the first display is shorter than a focus of the first optical system; and

a first window configured to allow a viewer to see the first magnified virtual image through the first optical system when
the viewer comes close to the first window, wherein the first window is disposed on a first external surface of the hand-held
electronic device, and the hand-held electronic device further comprises:

a capturing module configured to capture an eye image of the viewer when the viewer comes close to the first external surface
to see the first magnified virtual image;

a recognizing module configured to perform image recognition on the eye image captured by the capturing module to generate
a recognition result; and

a controller configured to generate a control instruction according to the recognition result and transmit the control instruction
to the image processor.

US Pat. No. 10,297,285

VIDEO DATA PROCESSING METHOD AND ELECTRONIC APPARATUS

LENOVO (BEIJING) CO., LTD...

1. A method, comprising:obtaining a first image in a first video and separating a first part from the first image, wherein a recording duration of the first video is a first time length;
obtaining a second image in a second video, wherein a recording duration of the second video is a second time length, and the first and second time lengths are different;
forming a composite image by compositing the first part of the first image and the second image; and
forming a target video from a plurality of composite images, the plurality of composite images including the composite image.

US Pat. No. 9,958,899

ELECTRONIC DEVICE AND INFORMATION PROCESSING METHOD THEREOF

Beijing Lenovo Software L...

1. An electronic device comprising: a processor, a sensor, a first body, a second body, a connector for connecting the first body and the second body, and a damping apparatus, wherein:an application program is loaded into the electronic device;
the first body is movable relative to the second body;
a state of a relative position between the first body and the second body comprises an open state and a closed state;
the connector is adapted to adjust the relative position between the first body and the second body to make the relative position in the open state or the closed state, and the connector comprises a first rotational structure, a support body and a second rotational structure connected sequentially, the first rotational structure being adapted to connect the first body to a first end of the support body, and the second rotational structure being adapted to connect the second body to a second end of the support body;
the sensor is adapted to obtain a variation, the variation representing an offset between a first position of the first body relative to the second body and a second position to which the first body moves relative to the second body under an external force in response to the state of the relative position between the first body and the second body being the open state;
the damping apparatus is controlled by the application program to apply a force to the first body and the support body to restore an angle formed between the first body and the support body to a preset angle, wherein the angle formed between the first body and the support body is not equal to the preset angle, wherein the preset angle is within a predetermined range, when the angle formed between the first body and the support body is within the predetermined range, the application program is capable of establishing a relationship with the sensor, and when the angle formed between the first body and the support body is not within the predetermined range, the application program is not capable of establishing the relationship with the sensor, wherein when the angle formed between the first body and the support body is within the predetermined range, the application program is capable of obtaining the variation from the sensor, and when the angle formed between the first body and the support body is not within the predetermined range, the application program is not capable of obtaining the variation from the sensor; and
the processor is adapted to: (i) obtain a determination parameter adapted to determine whether to start the sensor in response to the state of the relative position between the first body and the second body is the open state, (ii) enable the sensor in response to the determination parameter meeting a predetermined condition, (iii) obtain a variation by the sensor, and (iv) control a display parameter of a controlled object in the application program and/or a display parameter of a display environment of the controlled object in the application program by changing an angle formed between the first body and the second body,
wherein the application program comprises a game program, a music program, a movie program, a drawing program, or an office program.

US Pat. No. 9,430,053

MULTI-HARDWARE-SYSTEM DATA PROCESSING DEVICE AND INFORMATION INPUT METHOD THEREOF

LENOVO (BEIJING) CO., LTD...

1. A multi-hardware-system data processing device comprising:
a first hardware system;
a second hardware system;
a switcher;
a shared device, wherein one of the first hardware system and the second hardware system is switched to be connected to the
shared device via the switcher, the second hardware system comprises:

a second control module for generating a message when the second hardware system requires a user to input the information
to be inputted; and

a second communication module for sending the message to the first hardware system, the first hardware system is connected
to the shared device via the switcher, the first hardware system including:

a first communication module for receiving the message; and a first user interaction module for generating an input interface
for the second hardware system according to the message received from the second hardware system, the input interface to be
used by the user to enter the information to be inputted required by the second hardware system, displaying the input interface
on a display screen of the shared device, obtaining the information inputted by the user in the generated input interface,
and sending the inputted information to the second hardware system via the first communication module,

wherein when the first hardware system occupies the shared device via the switcher and the second hardware system is not connected
to the shared device via the switcher, the second hardware system receiving the inputted information via the second communication
module and the second control module processes the inputted information, and

the second communication module sending the message to the first communication module via a direct data transmission path
between the second communication module and the first communication module.

US Pat. No. 9,395,751

METHOD AND DEVICE FOR AUTOMATIC CONTROL

Lenovo (Beijing) Co., Ltd...

1. A method for automatic control, applied to an electronic apparatus including a first controller, a second controller, a
first input apparatus and a first display unit, wherein the first input apparatus is rotatably connected to the first display
unit; in the case that the electronic apparatus is in a sleeping state, the second controller is in a sleeping state and the
first controller is in an operating state; and the method comprises:
obtaining a first angle between the first input apparatus and the first display unit by the first controller in the case that
the electronic apparatus is in the sleeping state;

determining whether the first angle satisfies a first preset condition by the first controller in the case that the electronic
apparatus is in the sleeping state;

controlling the first input apparatus to be in a turn-off state by the first controller in the case that the first angle satisfies
the first preset condition and the electronic apparatus is in the sleeping state;

controlling the first input apparatus to be in the turn-off state by the first controller during the process of the electronic
apparatus changing from the sleeping state to the operating state; and

controlling the first input apparatus to be in the turn-on state by the first controller during the operating state.

US Pat. No. 9,354,710

ELECTRONIC DEVICE

Lenovo (Beijing) Co., Ltd...

1. An electronic device, comprising:
a body,
a display unit, and
a projecting unit;
wherein the body comprises a first surface and a second surface which intersects the first surface, wherein the second surface
supports the body in a standing position on a support surface at a first angle which is not zero degrees between the second
surface and the support surface;

the display unit is disposed on the first surface and displays content; and
the projecting unit is supported by the body and projects content externally when the body stands on the support surface;
wherein when an output light direction of the projecting unit is a direction towards a fourth surface opposite to the second
surface, the electronic device further comprises:

a first light path changing unit disposed between the projecting unit and the fourth surface, where a position relation between
the first light path changing unit and the fourth surface comprises a first relative position and a second relative position,
and in a case that the first light path changing unit is in the first relative position, the first light path changing unit
changes a light path of the projecting unit to a direction towards the fourth surface.

US Pat. No. 9,307,193

COMMUNICATION METHOD AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE

LENOVO (BEIJING) CO., LTD...

1. A communication method applied to a first electronic device, the method comprising:
receiving a first type of a communication request from a second electronic device, and carrying out a first type of communication
with the second electronic device via a first communication network in response to the communication request, the first communication
network being a mobile communication network;

when establishing the first type of communication with the second electronic device, automatically starting a second communication
network connection used for carrying out a second type of communication with the second electronic device; and

carrying out the second type of communication with the second electronic device via the second communication network while
carrying out the first type of communication with the second electronic device, the second communication network being a wireless
communication network,

wherein, the first and second electronic device include mobile communication units carrying out the first type of communication
via the mobile communication network, and wireless communication units carrying out the second type of communication via the
wireless communication network.

US Pat. No. 9,231,294

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR COMPENSATING FREQUENCY SHIFTING OF ANTENNA

LENOVO (BEIJING) CO., LTD...

1. A method for compensating frequency shifting of an antenna, applicable to a notebook computer with the antenna, the notebook
computer having two or more frequency shifted operating modes in which there exists frequency shifting due to a variation
of a use mode of the notebook computer or that of an environmental condition, the notebook computer including a first body
and a second body having a keyboard which form an included angle ?, the method comprising:
setting in the antenna two or more compensation matching circuits corresponding to the two or more frequency shifted operating
modes comprising a specific use mode of the notebook computer, the specific use mode being at least one of a camping mode
in which the included angle ? is in a range of 180-360 degrees and is upside, a standing mode in which the included angle
? is in the range of 180-360 degrees and the keyboard faces downwards, and a flat panel mode in which the included angle ?
is about 360 degrees;

detecting the use mode in which the notebook computer operates according to characteristics of the use mode or the environmental
condition of the wireless communication device to obtain a detecting result; and

when the detecting result indicates that the notebook computer is in the specific use mode, switching to a compensation matching
circuit to compensate the frequency shifting of the antenna based on the detected specific use mode.

US Pat. No. 9,158,409

OBJECT DETERMINING METHOD, OBJECT DISPLAY METHOD, OBJECT SWITCHING METHOD AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE

BEIJING LENOVO SOFTWARE L...

1. An object determining method applied to a touch sensitive portable device, identifications of multiple objects are displayed
within a display area of said portable device, each of the identifications of said multiple objects has a first status of
being selected and a second status of being unselected, wherein said display area has a first area, the identification of
a first object is displayed in the first area, the first object is in the first status, the method comprising:
obtaining a switch instruction;
moving the identification of the first object out of the first area, switching the identification of the first object from
the first status to the second status, moving the identification of a second object into the first area in sync with moving
the identification of the first object out of the first area, and switching the identification of the second object from the
second status to the first status, according to the switch instruction;

obtaining an operation instruction;
starting an application according to the operation instruction; and
invoking a first information of the second object within the first area by the application;
wherein the step of obtaining an operation instruction comprises detecting an operation gesture within a second area of the
display area of the portable device, and wherein the identification of an application is displayed in the second area and
the step of starting an application according to the operation instruction comprises starting the application displayed within
the second area according to the operation gesture, without moving the identification of the application into the first area.

US Pat. No. 10,645,827

FLEXIBLE HOUSING AND FABRICATION METHOD THEREOF

LENOVO (BEIJING) CO., LTD...

1. An electronic device, comprising:a display screen; and a flexible housing attached to the display screen, wherein the flexible housing includes: a rigid frame including at least two separate rigid members;
an elastic fiber web, wherein two ends of the elastic fiber web are coupled to the two rigid members; and
a flexible outer casing arranged over an outer surface of the elastic fiber web, wherein wrinkles are formed in corresponding portions of the flexible outer casing and the elastic fiber web in response to the elastic fiber web not being subject to a bending force; wherein one or more separate rigid support members are disposed between the two rigid members that are coupled to the two ends of the elastic fiber web and enclosed rotating shafts; the elastic fiber web encloses an outer surface of each rigid support member; lengthwise fibers are arranged parallelly with a bending direction; widthwise fibers are arranged perpendicularly to the bending direction; the lengthwise fibers and the widthwise fibers are interweaved to form the elastic fiber web; and the lengthwise fibers have a diameter greater than that of the widthwise fibers.

US Pat. No. 10,075,839

INFORMATION PROCESSING METHOD AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE

LENOVO (BEIJING) CO., LTD...

1. An information processing method, comprising:obtaining a first identity identifier assigned to a terminal by a network side for establishing a data connection with a first communication network, including:
sending to the network side an allocation request for an identity identifier to be used to register and connect with the first communication network; and
receiving from the network side the first identity identifier assigned to the terminal, and information of the first identity identifier used to register and connect with the first communication network;
in response to loading the first identity identifier, determining a second identity identifier, the second identity identifier being one of a plurality of identity identifiers of the terminal that is in a first operation state in which the second identity identifier is disassociated with a modem module corresponding to the second identity identifier, and determining the second identity identifier including:
in response to loading the first identity identifier, determining the second identity identifier, from at least two identity identifiers of the terminal, according to a preset policy; and
changing an operation state of the second identity identifier to the first operation state from a second operation state;
obtaining, based on the second identity identifier, information used for registering and connecting with a second communication network;
establishing the data connection between the first identity identifier and the first communication network using the information of the first identity identifier used to register and connect with the first communication network; and
on the data connection established between the first identity identifier and the first communication network, registering with the second communication network using the information for registering and connecting with the second communication network.
US Pat. No. 10,054,134

FAN AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE

Beijing Lenovo Software L...

1. A fan comprising:a housing comprising a sidewall on which an opening is provided;
an impeller arranged in the housing; and
a baffle movably connected to the housing and being configured to cover a part of the opening, and an area of the baffle being smaller than an area of the opening;
wherein in the case that the impeller rotates in a first direction, the baffle is configured to move towards an inside of the housing; and
in the case that the impeller rotates in a second direction, the baffle is configured to move towards an outside of the housing.

US Pat. No. 9,691,357

INFORMATION PROCESSING METHOD AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE THEREOF, IMAGE CALIBRATION METHOD AND APPARATUS, AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE THEREOF

Lenovo (Beijing) Co., Ltd...

1. An information processing method, applied to an electronic device, the method comprising:
acquiring a first resolution P×Q of a first display unit, P and Q being the quantity of horizontal and vertical pixels, respectively,
and a second resolution M×N of a second display unit, M and N being the quantity of horizontal and vertical pixels, respectively,
wherein first multimedia data is displayed synchronously on the first display unit and the second display unit in a full screen
mode, and the first display unit is located in the electronic device;

acquiring a first operation on the first multimedia data for the second display unit;
analyzing the first operation to obtain first coordinates (x1,y1) of the first operation, wherein the first coordinates of the first operation is coordinates of the first operation in the
second display unit;

transforming the first coordinates (x1,y1) of the first operation into second coordinates (x2,y2) of the first operation by using

x2=P×M/x1
y2=Q×N/y1,
wherein the second coordinates of the first operation are coordinates of the first operation in the first display unit; and
performing the first operation based on the second coordinates of the first operation.

US Pat. No. 9,614,886

METHOD FOR PROCESSING INFORMATION AND SERVER

LENOVO (BEIJING) CO., LTD...

1. A method for processing information applied in a server which stores a file set including a plurality of stream media files
therein, the method comprises:
obtaining a transition parameter at the time of a first terminal apparatus accessing the file set when the first terminal
apparatus accesses a stream media file in the file set, wherein, the transition parameter indicates that the first terminal
apparatus transits to a second stream media file from a first stream media file in the file set when the first terminal apparatus
accesses, and the first stream media file is the same as or different from a second stream media file;

making statistics of a transition probability of each stream media file in the file set transiting to the respective stream
media files in the file set according to the transition parameter of at least one first terminal apparatus;

determining a target stream media file that the first terminal apparatus accesses most frequently in the stream media files
in the file set according to the transition probability;

generating a Markov chain related to the stream media file in the file set;
generating file nodes in the Markov chain corresponding to the stream media files in the file set one by one;
generating a start node of the Markov chain positioned at front of all the file nodes and an end node of the Markov chain
positioned at the end of all the file nodes;

generating a Markov state transition matrix related to the Markov chain according to the transition probability;
determining nodes having a two-way intercommunication characteristic in the Markov chain according to the Markov state transition
matrix, wherein, the transition probability from a first node of any two nodes having the two-way intercommunication characteristic
to a second node of any two nodes having the two-way intercommunication characteristic being lamer than zero and the transition
probability from the second node of any two nodes having the two-way intercommunication characteristic to the first node of
any two nodes having the two-way intercommunication characteristic being lamer than zero;

wherein, determining the stream media file having the characteristic of frequent returning in the stream media file in the
file set as the target stream media file according to the transition probability includes:

determining the node having the characteristic of frequent returning in the Markov chain according to the transition probability;
determining other nodes having the two-way intercommunication characteristic with the node as having the characteristic of
frequent returning when the node in the Markov chain is determined as having the characteristic of frequent returning; and

using the media file corresponding to the node having the characteristic of frequent returning as the target stream media
file; transmitting the target stream media file to a second terminal apparatus.

US Pat. No. 9,535,655

METHOD FOR CONTROLLING ELECTRONIC DEVICE AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE

LENOVO (BEIJING) CO., LTD...

1. A method for controlling an electronic device comprising:
determining whether the electronic device satisfies a preset condition in case of a deformable structure in the electronic
device being in a first form;

obtaining a first control instruction,
controlling the deformable structure to deform from the first form to a second form to drive at least a part of a body of
the electronic device to be deformed in case of the electronic device satisfying the preset condition, and

controlling the deformable structure to maintain in the second form before a second control instruction is received, wherein,
the second control instruction controls the deformable structure to deform from the second form to a third form which is different
from or the same as the first form,

wherein, after controlling the deformable structure to deform, the method further comprises:
detecting a distance between a block surface and a third side and/or a fourth side on a first surface of the body, wherein,
the block surface is at a side to which the first surface faces; and

controlling the deformable structure to deform in case of the distance being larger than a distance threshold, so that the
distance is decreased to drive the body to be deformed to be a first curve surface, wherein, the curvature of the first curve
surface is larger than that of a preset curve surface in the second form.

US Pat. No. 9,537,480

ELECTRONIC DEVICE AND STATE SWITCHING METHOD BASED ON ELECTRONIC DEVICE

Lenovo (Beijing) Co., Ltd...

1. An electronic device, comprising:
a fixing unit adapted to maintain a position of the electronic device relative to a user in the case that the user uses the
electronic device;

a detection unit adapted to detect a spatial parameter of the electronic device being moved in a space;
a control unit adapted to obtain the spatial parameter, determine whether the spatial parameter matches a predetermined parameter
condition, and control the electronic device to switch from a first operation mode to a second operation mode in the case
that the spatial parameter matches the predetermined parameter condition, wherein the first operation mode is different from
the second operation mode;

a first display unit adapted to consume electricity when maintaining a displaying; and
a second display unit adapted to do not consume electricity when maintaining the displaying;
in the case that the electronic device is in the first operation mode, the first display unit is in a maintaining displaying
state; and in the case that the electronic device is in the second operation mode, the first display unit is in a non-maintaining
displaying state and the second display unit is in a maintaining displaying state.

US Pat. No. 9,377,872

ELECTRONIC DEVICE AND CONTROL METHOD

LENOVO (BEIJING) CO., LTD...

1. An electronic device, comprising:
a panel, provided at a first outer surface of the electronic device;
an instruction generating unit, configured to generate setting instructions;
a detecting unit, configured to detect a movement of an operation object on the panel, and obtain movement parameters;
an image processing unit, configured to generate an operation interface, wherein the image processing unit generates a triggering
area of the operation object in the operation interface according to an area setting input by a user;

a display, set to overlap the panel, configured to display the operation interface;
a position control unit, overlapping the panel, configured to control a relative position of at least one part of the operation
object on the panel with respect to the panel according to the setting instructions and the movement parameters when the operation
object is in the triggering area, wherein the instruction generating unit generates setting instructions according to the
area setting input;

wherein the detecting unit is also configured to determine whether the operation object has passed through the triggering
area; the image processing unit is also configured to update the trigging area in the operation interface according to the
movement parameters obtained by the detection unit when the operation object passes through the triggering area;

wherein the instruction generating unit is also configured to update the setting instructions according to the movement parameters
obtained by the detecting unit when the operation object passes through the triggering area.

US Pat. No. 10,095,346

ELECTRONIC DEVICE AND CONTROL METHOD THEREOF

LENOVO (BEIJING) CO., LTD...

1. An electronic device, comprising:a first section comprising a first end and a second end;
a connecting section comprising a third end and a fourth end, the third end being connected to the second end;
a second section comprising a fifth end and a sixth end, the fifth end being connected to the fourth end, the second section being capable of rotating round the first body through the connecting section;
a sensor disposed on the connecting section and configured to determine a mode in which the electronic device is currently in according to a deformation state of the connecting section; and
a processing unit;
wherein the connecting section comprises a connecting sub-input unit which comprises a touch sensing unit and is configured to acquire an input operation,
the electronic device comprises a third mode in which the first section, the connecting section, and the second section approximately form a single plane, and a fourth mode in which the connecting section and the connecting sub-input unit are bent,
wherein if the electronic device is in the third mode, the processing unit responds to an input acquired by the connecting sub-input unit according to an instruction in a third instruction set, the third instruction set makes the connecting sub-input unit, the first sub-input unit, and the second sub-input unit as an input unit in common; and if the electronic device is in the fourth mode, the processing unit responds to an input acquired by the connecting sub-input unit according to an instruction in a fourth instruction set to control the first section and/or the second section, the fourth instruction set only makes the connecting sub-input unit as an input unit,
wherein the connecting section comprises a rotary shaft through which the second section can rotate relative to the first section, and
wherein the processer determines an input of the touch sensing unit, when a determination result shows that the input is a slide input along a rotary shaft direction, a prescribed processing is executed.

US Pat. No. 10,055,118

INFORMATION PROCESSING METHOD AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE

Beijing Lenovo Software L...

1. An information processing method comprising:displaying prompt information in a first display region of a display unit for an electronic device when a voice application of the electronic device is started, wherein the prompt information is used for directing a user to operate the electronic device in a voice input mode by following the prompt information, to implement an operation function corresponding to the prompt information;
detecting a first operation performed by the user on the first display region in a first operation mode different from a voice operation mode;
in response to the first operation, triggering a first operation instruction and executing the operation function corresponding to the prompt information,
wherein the prompt information comprises at least two pieces of first information, at least one piece of second information and at least one piece of third information;
the first information is located in a first display sub-region and corresponds to the operation function, the second information is located in a second display sub-region and corresponds to an operation object, and the third information is located in the second display sub-region and corresponds to an operation content related to the operation object; and
detecting the first operation performed by the user on the first display region in the first operation mode comprises:
detecting the first operation performed by the user on at least one piece of the first information in the first display sub-region, at least one piece of the second information in the second display sub-region, and at least one piece of the third information in the second display sub-region,
wherein the method further comprises:
displaying the first information which has been used for less than a preset number of times according to history operation information.

US Pat. No. 9,852,532

PROJECTION DEVICE AND INFORMATION PROCESSING METHOD THEREOF

BEIJING LENOVO SOFTWARE L...

1. A projecting device comprising: a display image generation unit for generating a plurality of frames of continuous images
to be displayed according to a plurality of groups of image frames inputted; a light source unit for receiving the plurality
of frames of continuous images to be displayed, generated by the display image generation unit and forming a corresponding
set of light rays sequentially according to the frames of the images to be displayed; a light path transformation unit having
N kinds of optical states, in a first optical state, the light ray irradiated to the light path transformation unit is transformed
to a first direction; in an Nth optical state, the light ray irradiated to the light path transformation unit is transformed
to an Nth direction; N being a natural number greater than 1; a projecting unit for projecting the light rays inputted to
it to a first to Nth projection regions; and a control unit for controlling the light source unit so that the images to be
displayed are switched in a predetermined frequency, and controlling the light path transformation unit so that the N kinds
of optical states are switched in the predetermined frequency, wherein with respect to a first group of image frames to a
Nth group of image frames inputted, the display image generation unit generates the plurality of frames of the continuous
images to be displayed in order of a first frame in the first group, and until the first frame in the Nth group, a second
frame in the first group, and until the second frame in the Nth group, and a last frame in the first group, and until the
last frame in the Nth group, and N projection regions are separated from each other, wherein the light path transformation
unit comprises: a beam splitter, the outer surface of which is attached with a half transparent and half reflecting film so
that a portion of the light rays inputted transmits and the other portion of the light rays is reflected, and the transmitting
light rays and the reflected light rays both correspond to a frame of the whole image; X first switch units, every one of
which has an on state and an off state, in the on state, the light rays inputted pass through completely, but in the off state,
the light rays inputted are reflected completely; Y second switch units, every one of which has an on state and an off state,
in the on state, the light rays inputted pass through completely, but in the off state, the light rays inputted are blocked
completely; wherein through controlling the on state and the off state of the X first switch units and the Y second switch
units by the control unit, the light rays irradiated from the light source unit are finally projected to the first to the
Nth projection regions respectively, wherein X and Y are both natural numbers, and 2X+Y=N.

US Pat. No. 9,639,066

DISPLAY DEVICE AND ELECTRONIC APPARATUS

LENOVO (BEIJING) CO., LTD...

1. A display device, comprising:
a display component configured to output initial light corresponding to a first image; and
a light path converting component configured to receive the initial light corresponding to the first image from the display
component and to perform light path conversion on the initial light corresponding to the first image to form a virtual image
corresponding to the first image, wherein the virtual image corresponding to the first image is perceived at a particular
position and a size of the virtual image perceived being greater than a display size of the display component,

wherein the light path converting component comprises a visible area, the particular position and the display component are
located separately at two sides of a plane on which the visible area is located.

US Pat. No. 9,665,330

MOBILE TERMINAL AND DISPLAY METHOD THEREFOR

BEIJING LENOVO SOFTWARE L...

1. A mobile terminal, comprising:
a first display unit provided on a first surface of the mobile terminal for displaying first data along a first direction
with respect to the mobile terminal in a first space status;

a second display unit provided on a second surface of the mobile terminal, for displaying second data along a second direction
with respect to the mobile terminal in a second space status,

a receiving unit for receiving the data to be displayed;
a processing unit for automatically processing the data to be displayed to obtain the first data and the second data, wherein
both of the first data and the second data are content of the data to be displayed;

a first sensor for determining the space status of the mobile terminal; and
a control unit for controlling the display mode of the first or the second display unit according to the space status determined
by the first sensor;

wherein, the first direction and the second direction are perpendicular to each other,
the first surface and the second surface are two different outer surfaces of the mobile terminal,
the second data is text information included in the data to be displayed which cannot be displayed on the first display unit,
the control unit controls on or off of the first display unit according to the space status determined by the first sensor,
and controls on or off of the second display unit according to the space status determined by the first sensor,

the first sensor determines the space status of the mobile terminal by detecting the angle of rotation of the mobile terminal
with respect to a predetermined space status, and

the first surface and the second surface are two opposite outer surfaces of the mobile terminal.

US Pat. No. 9,535,534

ELECTRONIC DEVICE AND CONTROL METHOD

Lenovo (Beijing) Co., Ltd...

1. An electronic device, comprising a display unit, a touch sensing unit, an adjustment unit and a controller,
wherein at least a first portion of the display unit is deformable, and the first portion deformed has a deformation distance
with respect to a first side or a second side of a plane where the display unit is located;

the adjustment unit is configured to trigger deformation of the first portion of the display unit;
the controller is configured to determine a control button comprised in display content currently output by the display unit
and a display position of the control button on the first portion of the display unit according to the display content, and
to control the display unit to be deformed at the display position of the control button on the first portion of the display
unit according to a predetermined deformation rule by means of the adjustment unit; and

the touch sensing unit is configured to detect contact information generated by touching the control button by a user;
wherein the controller being configured to control the display unit to be deformed at the display position of the control
button on the first portion of the display unit according to a predetermined deformation rule by means of the adjustment unit
comprises:

the controller being configured to determine a type of the display content and a predetermined deformation rule corresponding
to the type of the display content, and control the display unit to be deformed at the display position of the control button
on the first portion of the display unit according to the predetermined deformation rule by means of the adjustment unit;
and

the controller being configured to, in response to a plurality of control buttons being detected in the display content currently
output by the display unit, control the display unit to be deformed at display positions of the plurality of control buttons
with respect to said plane,

wherein deformation distances of the display unit at the display positions of the plurality of control buttons with respect
to said plane comprise at least:

a first deformation distance at a first display position of a first control button; and
a second deformation distance at a second display position of a second control button, and
wherein the first control button and the second control button have opposite functions, and the first deformation distance
is different from the second deformation distance.

US Pat. No. 9,430,179

ELECTRONIC DEVICE AND INFORMATION PROCESSING METHOD THEREOF

LENOVO (BEIJING) CO., LTD...

1. A method for determining a display region, applied in any one of multiple electronic devices as a master electronic device
wirelessly connected to any one of the multiple electronic devices as a slave electronic device, the master electronic device
comprising a first display screen, each slave electronic device of the at least one slave electronic device comprising a second
display screen, the method comprising:
the master electronic device obtaining location relationship information of each slave electronic device of the at least one
slave electronic device with respect to the master electronic device, when connecting with the at least one slave electronic
device;

the master electronic device obtaining a first size of the first display screen of the master electronic device, and a second
size of the second display screen of each slave electronic device of the at least one slave electronic device;

the master electronic device determining a display region that consists of the first display screen of the first size and
the second display screen of the second size, based on the location relationship information, the first size and the second
size; and

determining a longest side and a widest side of the display region, and determining a regular shape according to the longest
side or the widest side, so as to determine a first effective display region of the first display screen and a second effective
display region of the second display screen, wherein the first effective display region and the second effective display region
form one of multiple effective display regions within the display screen, and each effective display region corresponds to
one of multiple display modes.

US Pat. No. 9,405,759

INFORMATION PROCESSING METHOD AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE

Lenovo (Beijing) Co., Ltd...

1. An information processing method applied to an electronic device, wherein the electronic device generates M components
to be embedded into a first application program when installing a recording application program, M is an integer greater than
or equal to 1, there is an association relationship between the M components and the recording application program, and in
a case where the M components are embedded into the first application program, and the M components further have a one-to-one
correspondence with M input units comprised in the electronic device, the method comprising:
when the first application program runs, displaying a first graphical interface corresponding to the first application program
by the electronic device, the first graphical interface comprising the M components;

obtaining a first triggering operation for a first component of the M components, the first component having a first state
and a second state, in a case where the first component is in the first state, generating a first operation instruction according
to the first state of the first component;

calling a first input unit corresponding to the first component to collect with the first input unit, in response to the first
triggering operation, first data content under the first graphical interface directly;

obtaining a second triggering operation for the first component in a case where the first component is in the second state,
and generating a second operation instruction according to the second state of the first component, the first triggering operation
being the same as the second triggering operation; and

outputting the first input data according to the second operation instruction; and
storing the collected first data content, so that the first data content can be obtained when the recording application program
runs.

US Pat. No. 9,838,616

IMAGE PROCESSING METHOD AND ELECTRONIC APPARATUS

LENOVO (BEIJING) CO., LTD...

1. An image processing method, applied to an electronic apparatus, wherein the image processing method comprises:
performing a photometry to current environment;
determining a unit shutter speed according to a result of the photometry, a specified photosensitivity, and a specified aperture
value; and

capturing, when a first operation is detected, a plurality of images sequentially by using the specified photosensitivity,
the specified aperture value and the unit shutter speed and synthesizing the plurality of images until a second operation
is detected.

US Pat. No. 9,747,205

METHOD FOR PROCESSING DATA AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE

Lenovo (Beijing) Co., Ltd...

1. A method for processing data, comprising:
assigning first and second address sets in relation to data to be stored in a memory of an electronic device, wherein a predetermined
address offset is defined between the first and the second address sets;

the first address set corresponds to a first data accessing mode, and the second address set corresponds to a second data
accessing mode;

writing the data to the first address set in the first data accessing mode in response to a data write command; and
reading the data from the second address set in the second data accessing mode in response to the data read command,
wherein the data is only read from the second address set;
wherein the writing the data to the first address set in the first data accessing mode comprises:
writing the data to a high bit address of an address to which a write pointer in first address set points if a bit width of
the data corresponding to the data write command is less than or equal to a data bit width of a bus of the electronic device,
and updating the write pointer; and

writing the data from a low bit address of the address to which the write pointer in the first address set points if a bit
width of the data corresponding to the data write command is greater than a data bit width of the bus of the electronic device,
and updating the write pointer when the writing is performed at the high bit address of the address to which the write pointer
points.

US Pat. No. 9,613,404

IMAGE PROCESSING METHOD, IMAGE PROCESSING APPARATUS AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE

Lenovo (Beijing) Co., Ltd...

1. An image processing method, comprising:
capturing a first image and a second image using an imaging device;
analyzing the first image based on a preset depth analyzing rule to obtain a first depth image, and analyzing the second image
based on the preset depth analyzing rule to obtain a second depth image:

estimating the first depth image based on a preset estimating algorithm to obtain a first motion direction of a pixel in the
first image, and estimating the second depth image based on the preset estimating algorithm to obtain a second motion direction
of a pixel in the second image;

performing deblurring on the first image based on the motion direction of the first image to obtain a third image, and performing
deblurring on the second image based on the motion direction of the second image to obtain a fourth image; and

combining the third image with the fourth image to obtain a fifth image.

US Pat. No. 9,477,270

ELECTRONIC DEVICE

Lenovo (Beijing) Co., Ltd...

1. An electronic device, comprising:
a first case having a first accommodating space, wherein a first surface of the first case has a first opening for the first
accommodating space; and

an interface part having a bottom surface, wherein the bottom surface has a same shape with the first opening, the bottom
surface is a cross section with a greatest area of the interface part, M I/O interfaces are disposed inside the interface
part and connecting ports of the M I/O interfaces are exposed on a first surface of the interface part which is not the bottom
surface, M is an integer greater than or equal to 1; the M I/O interfaces are connected to a circuit board located inside
the first case,

wherein in a case that the interface part is entirely accommodated in the first accommodating space through the first opening,
a complete surface is formed by the bottom surface of the interface part and the first surface of the first case, and the
first surface of the interface part is accommodated in the first accommodating space; and in a case that the interface part
is separated from the first accommodating space through the first opening, the first surface of the interface part is exposed,

wherein in a case that a thickness of the interface part is greater than a thickness of a first part of the first case on
which the first accommodating space is located in a reference direction, the first accommodating space of the first case extends
toward a second surface of the first case to form a bulge, and in a case that the interface part is entirely accommodated
in the first accommodating space through the first opening, a complete surface is formed by the bottom surface of the interface
part and the first surface of the first case; and

the bulge is further configured to support the electronic device via a supporting plane.

US Pat. No. 9,386,435

INFORMATION TRANSMISSION METHOD, DEVICE AND SERVER

Lenovo (Beijing) Co., Ltd...

1. An information transmission method applied to a first device, wherein the first device is capable of communicating respectively
with a second device and a server, the first device comprises a display module, the second device comprises a touch control
module not capable of displaying, the display module displays at least one object, the first device and the second device
are in a first spatial position relationship, and the method comprises:
acquiring a first operation;
moving, in response to the first operation, a first object of the at least one object displayed in the display module from
the display module to the touch control module;

acquiring current first time parameter when it is detected that the first object reaches a first edge of the display module;
uploading the first time parameter to a server, so that the server determines, according to the first time parameter and second
time parameter uploaded by the second device, whether to allow the first device to transmit the first object to the second
device; and

transmitting the first object to the second device according to a first operational instruction sent from the server.

US Pat. No. 9,332,331

DATA PROCESSING METHOD AND AN ELECTRONIC APPARATUS

LENOVO (BEIJING) CO., LTD...

1. A data processing method applied in a hand-held electronic apparatus that has a microphone array, which includes at least
two kinds of usage modes, with the microphone array being in a first usage mode of the at least two kinds of usage modes when
the hand-held electronic apparatus is in a first usage status, the method comprising:
receiving an adjustment signal to adjust the hand-held electronic apparatus from the first usage status to a second usage
status, wherein, the second usage status is different from the first usage status;

obtaining a control instruction when the hand-held electronic apparatus is adjusted to the second usage status; and,
adjusting the microphone array from the first usage mode to the second usage mode according to the control instruction, wherein,
the second usage mode is different from the first usage mode and corresponds to the second usage status,

wherein when there is only a first group of microphones in the microphone array in the hand-held electronic apparatus, the
adjusting the microphone array from the first usage mode to the second usage mode according to the control instruction is
specifically

adjusting the position of the first group of microphones in the microphone array from a first position to a second position
according to the control instruction;

generating a first mode switch instruction when the position of the first group of microphones in the microphone array is
adjusted to the second position;

adjusting the microphone array from the first usage mode to the second usage mode according to the first mode switch instruction.

US Pat. No. 10,073,587

INFORMATION PROMPT METHOD AND ELECTRONIC APPARATUS

BEIJING LENOVO SOFTWARE L...

1. An information prompt method applied to an electronic apparatus including at least a physical button and a sensor, the method comprising:obtaining a first judgment result by judging with the sensor whether a predetermined posture of the electronic apparatus changes;
generating a first prompt information to prompt a first position where the physical button is disposed, when the first judgment result indicates that the predetermined posture of the electronic apparatus has changed;
outputting the first prompt information to indicate the first position according to the first prompt information, wherein the first prompt information is a light emitted by a display unit disposed in the electronic apparatus on a display region adjacent to the physical button;
obtaining a second judgment result by judging with the sensor whether a redetermined touch movement is received in a redetermined position of the electronic apparatus by a user;
generating a first display content as the first prompt information in response to receiving the predetermined touch movement in the predetermined position of the electronic apparatus, the first display content indicates the first position of the physical button on the electronic apparatus for the user to operate the physical button.

US Pat. No. 9,660,469

MULTI-BATTERY CHARGING CIRCUIT AND CHARGING METHOD THEREOF

LENOVO (BEIJING) CO., LTD...

1. A multi-battery charging circuit applied in an electronic apparatus for charging at least two batteries, the multi-battery
charging circuit comprising:
an electric power detecting unit configured to detect a remaining amount of electric power of each battery;
a charging deciding unit provided with a first amount of electric power threshold and configured to compare the remaining
amount of electric power of each battery detected by the electric power detecting unit, wherein the charging deciding unit
is operable to charge the batteries when the remaining amount of electric power of the batteries as detected is less than
or equal to the first amount of electric power threshold; and

a charging unit provided with a second amount of electric power threshold and a third amount of electric power threshold and
configured to charge the batteries, wherein

the charging unit is operable to charge the batteries with a first strategy in a first time period, to charge the batteries
with a second strategy in a second time period when the remaining amount of electric power of one or more of the batteries
is equal to the second amount of electric power threshold, and to charge the batteries with a third strategy in a third time
period when the remaining amount of electric power of one or more of the batteries is equal to the third amount of electric
power threshold, the first time period, the second time period and the third time period being successive time periods.

US Pat. No. 9,395,898

ELECTRONIC DEVICE AND METHOD FOR CONTROLLING THE SAME

Lenovo (Beijing) Co., Ltd...

15. An electronic device, comprising:
a display unit, configured to display a first operating region, with M first operation objects being arranged on the first
operating region, where M is an integer greater than or equal to 1, a display direction of each of the M first operations
is identical to a radial from a central of the first operating region to a center of each of the M first operations;

a detection unit, configured to detect whether there is a first operation; and
a processing unit, configured to select an i-th first operation object from the M first operation objects in response to a
first operation in the case where the first operation is detected and obtained, the first operation is detected by a sensor
unit arranged in the display unit, where i is any integer between 1 and M; determine a second operating region based on a
display position and a display direction of the i-th first operation object on the display unit; control to display the second
operating region on the display unit, wherein N second operation objects are arranged on the second operating region, and
a display direction of a q-th second operation object of the N second operation objects is identical to the display direction
of the i-th first operation object, where N is an integer greater than or equal to 1, and q is an integer greater than or
equal to 1 and less than or equal to N,

wherein the display position of the i-th first operation object is a first display position and the display direction of the
i-th first operation object is a first display direction in the case where the first operating region is located at a first
position on the display unit; the display position of the i-th first operation object is a second display position and the
display direction of the i-th first operation object is a second display direction in the case where the first operating region
is located at a second position on the display unit, and the first display direction is different from the second display
direction;

wherein in a case that the display unit supports multi-touch,
the detection unit is further configured to detect whether there is a second operation; and
the processing unit is further configured to: select a j-th first operation object from the M first operation objects in response
to the second operation in the case where the second operation is detected, wherein the j-th first operation object being
adjacent to the i-th first operation object, j being any integer between 1 and M which is different from i, and the second
operation is detected by the sensor unit; determine a fourth operating region based on a display position and a display direction
of the j-th first operation object on the display unit; control to display the fourth operating region on the display unit,
with S second operation objects being arranged at the fourth operating region, and a display direction of a k-th second operation
object of the S second operation objects being identical to the display direction of the j-th first operation object, wherein
the fourth operating region is not completely overlapped with the second operating region, S is an integer greater than or
equal to 1, k is an integer greater than or equal to 1 and less than or equal to S,

wherein the display position of the j-th first operation object is a third display position and the display direction of the
j-th first operation object is a third display direction in the case where the first operating region is located at the first
position; the display position of the j-th first operation object is a fourth display position and the display direction of
the j-th first operation object is a fourth display direction in the case where the first operating region is located at the
second position, and the third display direction is different from the fourth display direction.

US Pat. No. 10,140,012

INPUT IDENTIFICATION METHOD AND INPUT APPARATUS

LENOVO (BEIJING) CO., LTD...

1. An input identification method applied to an input apparatus having a touch module, comprising:during a collection of a touch track of fingers on the touch module, when a first partial track of the touch track satisfies a first preset condition, obtaining a first command corresponding to the first partial track;
executing the first command;
during the collection of the touch track, when a second partial track continuously following the first partial track satisfies a second preset condition, obtaining a second command corresponding to the second partial track; and
executing the second command, wherein the first command represents adjusting a degree or amount of a parameter of the input apparatus to be more or less, and compared with the first command, the second command represents adjusting a degree or an amount of the same parameter of the input apparatus to be further more or further less, the first partial track comprises a first operation and a second operation, and the second operation has a first included angle that is not equal to zero degree with respect to the first operation; the second partial track comprises a third operation, and the third operation has a second included angle that is not equal to zero degree with respect to the second operation,
wherein when the second command is executed, a continuous response is made to the third operation after identification of the third operation and before the completion of the third operation, only if the fingers do not move away from the touch module, and the parameter is a volume of input apparatus, the first command represents a start-up of volume increase or volume decrease, the second command represents a control of continuously increasing or decreasing volume, and
wherein when a direction of the first operation is a first non-horizontal direction, a direction of the second operation is a first direction of a horizontal line, the first command represents the start-up of volume increase, and when the direction of the first operation is a second non-horizontal direction, the direction of the second operation is a second direction of a horizontal line, the first command represents the start-up of volume decrease, the first direction of the horizontal line is opposite to the second direction of the horizontal line so that the volume increase and volume decrease can be quickly identified.