US Pat. No. 9,462,699

METHOD OF FORMING METALLIC PATTERN ON POLYMER SUBSTRATE

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1. A method of forming a metallic pattern on a polymer substrate, comprising:
providing a polymer substrate;
forming a mixture layer on a surface of the polymer substrate, wherein the mixture layer includes an active carrier medium
and nanoparticles dispersed in the active carrier medium, and a material of the nanoparticles includes copper oxide;

performing a laser process to treat a portion of the mixture layer to form active seed residues on the surface of the polymer
substrate, wherein the laser process is performed by using a UV laser at 355 nm with a power of 0.2˜0.4 W and 80% overlapping
and the laser process is a laser ablation and activation process;

performing a cleaning process to remove an untreated portion of the mixture layer to expose the surface of the polymer substrate,
while the active seed residues are remained on the surface of the polymer substrate; and

subjecting the active seed residues on the polymer substrate to an electroless plating process to form the metallic pattern
over the active seed residues.

US Pat. No. 9,385,084

METAL PATTERN STRUCTURE HAVING POSITIONING LAYER

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1. A metal pattern structure having a positioning layer, the metal pattern structure comprising:
a metal pattern having a first metal layer and a second metal layer located on the first metal layer, wherein the second metal
layer covers sidewalls of the first metal layer and the second metal layer comprises nickel;

an organic protection layer attached to the surface of the second metal layer and having a predetermined region, wherein the
organic protection layer covers the surface of the second metal layer except for the predetermined region, the second metal
layer is exposed by the predetermined region, and a material of the organic protection layer is thiol compound; and

a positioning layer located and confined within the predetermined region and located directly on the surface of the second
metal layer exposed by the predetermined region, wherein the positioning layer is a gold layer capable of positioning a solder
paste thereon.

US Pat. No. 9,104,263

TOUCH PANEL AND A CONTROL METHOD THEREOF

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1. A touch panel control method, applied to a touch panel comprising at least one antenna and a touch sensing structure having
a plurality of touch sensing elements, wherein the touch sensing elements are divided into a first touch sensing element array
and a second touch sensing element array, comprising:
transmitting a scan signal to at least one of the plurality of touch sensing elements;
receiving a sensing signal sensed by at least one of the plurality of touch sensing elements; and
detecting whether the at least one antenna starts operating by a control sensor, and if so, stopping operation of the second
touch sensing element array, wherein the second touch sensing element array overlaps the at least one antenna, and the first
touch sensing element array does not overlap the at least one antenna.

US Pat. No. 9,276,320

MULTI-BAND ANTENNA

Wistron NeWeb Corp., Hsi...

1. A multi-band antenna to be electrically connected to a transceiving terminal of a radio frequency circuit by a feeding
unit, comprising:
a grounding section including a side edge extending in a first direction;
a feed-in section adjacent to said side edge of said grounding section without a shorting path therebetween, said feed-in
section being electrically connected to the feeding unit, and said feed-in section being disposed to transceive radio frequency
signals to and from the feeding unit and the transceiving terminal of the radio frequency circuit;

a first radiator arm disposed at a first lateral side of said feed-in section, said first radiator arm including a free end
portion, and a connecting end portion that is electrically connected to said feed-in section, and being configured to generate
a first resonant mode;

a second radiator arm disposed at a second lateral side of said feed-in section opposite to said first lateral side, said
second radiator arm including a free end portion, a connecting end portion that is electrically connected to said feed-in
section, and an extension arm portion that extends in the first direction and that connects said free end portion of said
second radiator arm to said connecting end portion of said second radiator arm, said second radiator arm being configured
to generate a second resonant mode;

a first coupling component free of physical contact with said second radiator arm and said feed-in section, and including
a grounding arm portion that is disposed at the second lateral side of said feed-in section and that extends from said side
edge of said grounding section in a second direction transverse to the first direction, and a coupling arm portion that extends
from said grounding arm portion toward said feed-in section in the first direction, that is spaced apart from and disposed
side-by-side with said extension arm portion of said second radiator arm, that is free of overlap with said first radiator
arm in the second direction and that has a free end which is disposed at the first lateral side with respect to said free
end portion of said second radiator arm and which is adjacent to said feed-in section,

wherein, when said multi-band antenna transceives radio frequency signals, said extension arm portion of said second radiator
arm and said coupling arm portion of said first coupling component generate a coupling effect such that said first coupling
component generates a third resonant mode, center frequencies of the first, second, and third resonant modes being different
from each other; and

a third radiator arm that is disposed at the first lateral side of said feed-in section without intersecting said first radiator
arm, and that includes a free end portion and a connecting end portion electrically connected to said feed-in section, said
third radiator arm being configured to generate a fourth resonant mode, center frequency of the fourth resonant mode being
different from those of the first, second, and third resonant modes.

US Pat. No. 9,520,902

READER AND RFID READER

Wistron NeWeb Corp., Hsi...

1. A reader, comprising:
a power amplifier, configured to output a first Radio Frequency (RF) transmission signal;
a low-noise amplifier, configured to transmit a first RF response signal according to the first RF transmission signal;
a circulator, coupled between the power amplifier and the low-noise amplifier, configured to transmit the first RF transmission
signal to an RF connection node or receive the first RF response signal from the RF connection node;

an automatic-matching-and-tuning circuit, coupled to the circulator, configured to perform impedance matching between the
RF connection node and the circulator;

a control circuit, coupled to the automatic-matching-and-tuning circuit, configured to adjust the automatic-matching-and-tuning
circuit to perform impedance matching between the RF connection node and the circulator, the first RF response signal carrying
an upper-tag signal and a lower-tag signal;

a mixer, coupled to the low-noise amplifier, configured to down-convert the first RF response signal; and
a selectable filter, coupled to the mixer, configured to filter the down-convert upper-tag and lower-tag signals, and select
a clearer one from the filtered upper-tag and lower-tag signals to output.

US Pat. No. 9,350,099

CONNECTOR HAVING A CONDUCTIVE CASING WITH AN INCLINED PLANE PARALLEL TO A SECTION OF A TERMINAL

Wistron NeWeb Corp., Hsi...

1. A connector, comprising:
a conductive casing having an inner wall;
a terminal having a first section and a second section, wherein the first section is disposed in the conductive casing, the
first section and the inner wall have a gap therebetween, and the second section is located outside the conductive casing;

a first insulation structure disposed between the first section and the inner wall; and
a conductive structure electrically connected to the conductive casing and having an inclined plane, wherein the second section
and the inclined plane have a gap therebetween, and the inclined plane is parallel to an extending direction of the second
section.

US Pat. No. 9,083,080

PORTABLE ELECTRONIC DEVICE AND ANTENNA STRUCTURE THEREOF

WISTRON NEWEB CORP., Hsi...

1. An antenna structure, comprising:
a first radiator, comprising a feed portion and a first radiator body;
a second radiator, comprising a first coupling portion, a second radiator body and a ground portion, wherein the first coupling
portion is connected to a first end portion of the second radiator body, and the ground portion is connected to the second
radiator body;

a second coupling portion, wherein at least a portion of the first radiator body is located between the first coupling portion
and the second coupling portion; and

a switch circuit, connected to the second radiator and the second coupling portion, wherein when the antenna structure is
in a first mode, the switch circuit forms an electric path between the second radiator and the second coupling portion, and
when the antenna structure is in a second mode, the switch circuit removes the electric path between the second radiator and
the second coupling portion.

US Pat. No. 9,501,116

POWER INTEGRATED DEVICE AND POWER CONTROL METHOD THEREOF

WISTRON NEWEB CORP., Hsi...

1. A power integrated device, comprising:
a first connection port;
a second connection port;
a detection circuit, arranged to detect whether the first connection port is coupled to a first power source with a first
power value and the second connection port is coupled to a second power source with a second power value to produce a first
valid signal and a second valid signal, respectively, wherein the detection circuit produces a first power spec signal with
a first level when the first power value meets a first predetermined power value, produces the first power spec signal with
a second level when the first power value meets a second predetermined power value, produces a second power spec signal with
the first level when the second power value meets the first predetermined power value, and produces the second power spec
signal with a second level when the second power value meets the second predetermined power value, wherein the first predetermined
power value is greater than the second predetermined power value, the first power source is different from the second power
source, and the first level is greater than the second level; and

a determination circuit, arranged to produce a system power-control signal according to the first valid signal, the second
valid signal, the first power spec signal and the second power spec signal to turn on or turn off the power integrated device.

US Pat. No. 9,153,868

WIRELESS ELECTRONIC DEVICE AND WIRELESS TRANSMISSION METHOD THEREOF

Wistron NeWeb Corp., Hsi...

1. A wireless electronic device, comprising:
an adaptive antenna unit, arranged to directionally receive data from a first electronic device; and
a processing unit, arranged to estimate a feedback time for when the wireless electronic device may receive data from the
first electronic device when a predetermined condition is met, and enable the adaptive antenna unit to form a specific radiation
field in a specific direction to receive data through the specific radiation field after the feedback time.

US Pat. No. 9,438,514

WIRELESS ELECTRONIC DEVICE AND WIRELESS TRANSMISSION METHOD THEREOF

WISTRON NEWEB CORP., Hsi...

8. A wireless transmission method, applied to a wireless electronic device, wherein the wireless electronic device comprises
an adaptive antenna device having a horizontal antenna module and a vertical antenna module, and the wireless transmission
method comprises:
enabling the horizontal antenna module of the adaptive antenna device to scan signals along a plurality of certain horizontal
directions, respectively, to obtain a horizontal scan result when the wireless electronic device is powered up;

determining whether a electronic device is available in one of the certain horizontal directions, respectively, according
to the horizontal scan result; and

enabling the vertical antenna module to form a vertical radiation pattern on the one of the certain horizontal directions
in which the electronic device is available.

US Pat. No. 9,157,613

MOBILE ELECTRONIC DEVICE

WISTRON NEWEB CORP., Hsi...

1. A mobile electronic device, comprising:
a first housing;
a second housing, connected to the first housing to form a receiving space therebetween; and
a circuit board assembly, disposed in the receiving space, comprising a first circuit board having a plurality of light emitting
diodes (LEDs), a second circuit board, and a frame disposed between the first circuit board and the second circuit board,
wherein the frame has a substantially flat structure with a first side and a second side opposite to each other, and the first
and second circuit boards are respectively disposed on the first and second sides.

US Pat. No. 9,124,427

CONTROL METHOD OF AN ANTENNA SYSTEM

WISTRON NEWEB CORP., Hsi...

1. A control method of an antenna system comprising steps of:
(A) configuring an antenna system to communicate with a plurality of stations;
(B) configuring the antenna system to modify, at intervals of a predetermined time, a plurality of data acknowledgement (ACK)
timeouts which correspond respectively to the stations, so that each of the data ACK timeouts equals a round trip time of
a packet for communication between the antenna system and the corresponding one of the stations; and

(C) configuring the antenna system to adjust a transmission mode for communication with the stations based on duration of
the data ACK timeouts modified in the step (B).

US Pat. No. 9,717,093

ACCESS POINT AND ASSOCIATED ANTENNA SELECTING METHOD

Wistron NeWeb Corporation...

12. An antenna selecting method of an access point, wherein the access point comprises an antenna module which comprising
a plurality of antennas, the antenna selecting method comprising:
connecting with an electronic device and operating in a training stage;
determining a number of a plurality of training packets, a delay time between the plurality of training packets or a length
of at least one of the plurality of training packets according to a connecting status between the access point and the electronic
device;

transmitting the plurality of training packets to the electronic device; and
determining at least an optimal antenna for the electronic device according to a response of the electronic device corresponding
to the plurality of training packets.

US Pat. No. 9,450,288

BROADBAND ANTENNA AND WIRELESS COMMUNICATION DEVICE INCLUDING THE SAME

WISTRON NEWEB CORP., Hsi...

1. A broadband antenna comprising:
a first radiating conductor including
a ground portion,
a short-circuit portion that is in a serpentine shape and that has two opposite ends, one of which is electrically connected
to said ground portion, and the other one of which is away from said ground portion, and

first and second radiating arms electrically connected to the other one of said two opposite ends of said short-circuit portion,
having different lengths, and extending in opposite first and second directions, respectively; and

a second radiating conductor spaced apart from said first radiating conductor, said second radiating conductor including
a feed-in portion disposed close to and coupling with said first radiating arm, and having a feed-in point configured to be
fed with a radio frequency signal,

a third radiating arm electrically connected to said feed-in portion and extending from said feed-in portion in the first
direction, at least a part of said third radiating arm being in a serpentine shape, at least a part of said third radiating
arm being close to and coupling with said first radiating arm, and

a fourth radiating arm electrically connected to said feed-in portion, and extending from said feed-in portion in the second
direction;

wherein said first, second, third and fourth radiating arms are asymmetric to each other, and
wherein said first radiating arm resonates in a first frequency band, said third radiating arm resonates in a second frequency
band, said part of said third radiating arm that is in a serpentine shape, said short-circuit portion and said second radiating
arm resonate in a third frequency band, and said fourth radiating arm resonates in a fourth frequency band.

US Pat. No. 9,378,400

RADIO-FREQUENCY IDENTIFICATION READER DEVICE

Wistron NeWeb Corp., Hsi...

1. A radio-frequency identification reader device, comprising:
a plurality of antennas;
a switch module electrically connected to the antennas;
a coaxial cable electrically connected to the switch module, wherein the coaxial cable comprises an inner conductor and an
outer conductor, and the outer conductor is electrically connected to a ground terminal; and

a reader transmitting a direct current voltage, a control signal, and a radio-frequency signal to the switch module through
the coaxial cable, wherein the switch module generates an operation voltage by the direct current voltage and the control
signal, the switch module selects one of the antennas as a preset antenna by the control signal and drives the preset antenna
by the radio-frequency signal, and the reader comprises:

a signal generating circuit generating the direct current voltage and the control signal;
a first high-frequency blocking element electrically connected to the signal generating circuit and the inner conductor, wherein
the first high-frequency blocking element transmits the direct current voltage and the control signal and blocks the radio-frequency
signal; and

a first low-frequency blocking element electrically connected to the inner conductor, wherein the first low-frequency blocking
element transmits the radio-frequency signal and blocks the direct current voltage and the control signal.

US Pat. No. 9,331,741

POWER LINE COMMUNICATION SYSTEM AND CONTROL METHOD THEREOF

Wistron NeWeb Corp., Hsi...

1. A power line communication system, comprising:
a first power line;
a second power line;
a power distribution device, electrically connected to the first power line and the second power line, and supplying power
to the first power line and the second power line;

a plurality of power line communication devices, at least comprising a transmitting device and a receiving device, wherein
each of the plurality of power line communication devices is electrically connected to at least one of the first power line
and the second power line; and

a first coupler device, electrically connected between the first power line and the second power line, and determining, before
the transmitting device transmits data to the receiving device, whether to couple the first power line to the second power
line according a first signal quality between the transmitting device and the receiving device when the first coupler device
doesn't couple the first power line to the second power line and a second signal quality between the transmitting device and
the receiving device when the first coupler device couples the first power line to the second power line, wherein positions
on the first power line and the second power line which the first coupler device is connected to are farther from the power
distribution, device than that which each of the plurality of power line communication devices is connected to.

US Pat. No. 9,167,068

METHODS FOR BARRING MT CALLS AND APPARATUSES USING THE SAME

WISTRON NEWEB CORP., Hsi...

1. A method for call management, performed by a processing unit of a mobile device, comprising:
notifying a telecommunications network to block MT (mobile-terminated) calls through a base station after successfully associating
with a WLAN (wireless local area network) AP (access point) deployed in a region so as to avoid sounding a ringtone in response
to a receipt of a paging request,

wherein the WLAN AP is deployed in the region in which noises should be avoided or limited.

US Pat. No. 9,595,754

PATTERNED CONDUCTIVE STRUCTURE AND METHOD FOR FORMING THE SAME

Wistron NeWeb Corp., Hsi...

1. A method for forming a patterned conductive structure, comprising:
forming a soluble layer on a surface of a substrate,
wherein the soluble layer has an opening exposing a rough portion of the surface of the substrate;
forming a first conductive layer on the soluble layer, wherein the first conductive layer extends onto the rough portion in
the opening; and

removing the soluble layer and the first conductive layer on the soluble layer, wherein a portion of the first conductive
layer corresponding to the rough portion is remained on the substrate.

US Pat. No. 9,257,741

DIRECTIONAL ANTENNA STRUCTURE WITH DIPOLE ANTENNA ELEMENT

Wistron NeWeb Corp., Hsi...

1. An antenna structure, comprising:
a first dipole antenna element, transmitting a first electromagnetic signal;
a closed-loop conductor, disposed adjacent to the first dipole antenna element; and
a reflection plane, reflecting the first electromagnetic signal from the first dipole antenna element to enhance the total
gain of the antenna structure;

wherein the first dipole antenna element is substantially between the closed-loop conductor and the reflection plane, or the
closed-loop conductor is substantially between the first dipole antenna element and the reflection plane;

wherein the distance between the first dipole antenna element and the reflection plane is substantially equal to 0.125 wavelength
of the central operation frequency of the first dipole antenna element.

US Pat. No. 9,197,337

WIRELESS SIGNAL TRANSMISSION DEVICE AND SIGNAL RECEIVER WITH A WAVE GUIDE INCLUDING A MEDIUM SHEET WITH FIRST AND SECOND SECTIONS HAVING DIFFERENT DIELECTRIC CONSTANTS

Wistron NeWeb Corp., Hsi...

1. A wireless signal transmission device, comprising:
a reflective surface, reflecting a wireless signal; and
a receiver, receiving the wireless signal reflected from the reflective surface, comprising:
a receiver body;
a wave guide, comprising an opening end and a connection end, wherein the connection end is connected to the receiver body;
a transmission unit, disposed in the wave guide adjacent to the connection end, wherein the transmission unit receives the
wireless signal; and

a medium sheet, disposed in the wave guide, wherein the medium sheet comprises a first section and a second section, the first
section is adjacent to the transmission unit, the second section is adjacent to the opening end, the first section has a first
dielectric constant, the second section has a second dielectric constant, and the first dielectric constant is smaller than
the second dielectric constant, wherein the first section has only one dielectric constant, wherein the first section comprises
polypropylene (PP), and the second section comprises Acrylonitrile-Butadiene-Styrene (ABS) and PP.

US Pat. No. 9,184,922

POWER-OVER-ETHERNET RELAY SYSTEM, POWER INJECTOR AND ACCESS BRIDGE DEVICE

Wistron NeWeb Corp., Hsi...

1. A Power-over-Ethernet (PoE) relay system adapted to be electrically connected to a network power source unit including
a PoE powering apparatus, a power supply to provide direct current (DC) power, and to an electronic product including a PoE
powered apparatus, the PoE powering apparatus providing network data and network power carried on the network data, said PoE
relay system comprising:
a first networking cable;
a PoE power injector adapted to be electrically coupled to the PoE powering apparatus via a second networking cable to receive
the network data and the network power therefrom, further adapted to be electrically coupled to the power supply to receive
the DC power therefrom, and gathering the network data, the network power and the DC power in a gathered signal group; and

a PoE access bridge device electrically coupled to said PoE power injector via said first networking cable to receive the
gathered signal group therefrom, and adapted to be electrically coupled to the electronic product, said PoE access bridge
device receiving the DC power from the gathered signal group for operation, separating the network data and the network power
of the gathered signal group from each other, and outputting the network power to the PoE powered apparatus of the electronic
product via a third networking cable;

wherein the DC power provided by the power supply has a voltage magnitude lower than that of the network power and conforming
to a specification of a bias voltage of said PoE access bridge device, and said PoE access bridge device is configured to
directly use the DC power to be needed power of said PoE access bridge device.

US Pat. No. 9,176,836

AUTOMATIC DIAGNOSIS SYSTEM AND METHOD THEREOF

Wistron NeWeb Corp., Hsi...

1. An automatic diagnosis method implemented by an automatic diagnosis system, wherein the automatic diagnosis system comprises
a network device and a portable storage device, the automatic diagnosis method comprising:
detecting whether the portable storage device is plugged into a transmission interface of the network device;
when it is detected that the portable storage device is plugged into the transmission interface of the network device, executing
a system program via the network device, so that the system program loads and executes a diagnosis program stored in the portable
storage device;

analyzing a network condition of the network device by the diagnosis program to generate a status report;
writing the generated status report to the portable storage device; and
utilizing the diagnosis program to diagnose the network condition and fix network issues in response to results of the diagnosis,
wherein a system model of the network device comprises an application layer, a kernel layer, a middleware layer, and a driver
layer, and the diagnosis program is a dynamic-link library file in the middleware layer, which is between the driver layer
and the kernel layer, and the diagnosis program manages the driver layer and the kernel layer.

US Pat. No. 9,123,989

ANTENNA APPARATUS AND ANTENNA SWITCH CIRCUIT

WISTRON NEWEB CORP., Hsi...

1. An antenna device, comprising:
a first antenna, configured to transmit an RF signal;
an antenna detection circuit, comprising an inductor configured to detect a second antenna and directly connected between
the second antenna and a ground terminal, wherein when the second antenna is absent, the inductor serves as an open-circuit
path for a high-frequency signal, when the second antenna is present, the inductor serves as a short-circuited path for a
low-frequency signal;

a switch control circuit, coupled to the antenna detection circuit, configured to receive an antenna detection signal generated
by the open-circuit path or the short-circuit path to generate a first control signal indicative of the presence of the second
antenna upon the detection thereof, and

a controller, coupled to the first antenna, the antenna detection circuit and the switch control circuit, configured to receive
the first control signal and connect to the second antenna when the first control signal indicates the presence of the second
antenna.

US Pat. No. 9,455,686

WIRELESS COMMUNICATION DEVICE AND TUNABLE FILTER THEREOF

Wistron NeWeb Corp., Hsi...

1. A tunable filter having an input end and an output end, comprising:
a first energy storage element, electrically connected between the input end and the output end;
a first series resonant circuit and a second series resonant circuit, wherein each of the first series resonant circuit and
the second series resonant circuit comprises a first capacitor and a first inductor electrically connected in series; and

a first tunable parallel resonant circuit and a second tunable parallel resonant circuit, wherein each of the first tunable
parallel resonant circuit and the second tunable parallel resonant circuit comprises a variable capacitor and a second inductor
electrically connected between a ground and a bias voltage, a connection node is located between the variable capacitor and
the second inductor, and one end of the second inductor is configured to receive the bias voltage for adjusting a capacitance
of the variable capacitor,

wherein the first series resonant circuit is electrically connected between a first end of the first energy storage element
and the connection node of the first tunable parallel resonant circuit, and the second series resonant circuit is electrically
connected between a second end of the first energy storage element and the connection node of the second tunable parallel
resonant circuit.

US Pat. No. 9,252,490

MULTI-BAND ANTENNA AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE PROVIDED WITH THE SAME

WISTRON NEWEB CORP., Hsi...

1. A multi-band antenna, comprising: a ground plane; and a radiating operable over at least two different frequency bands
and unit including: a substantially L-shaped first radiating arm having a first connecting end portion electrically connected
to said ground plane, and a first free end portion that is spaced apart from and physically overlaps a portion of said ground
plane in a first direction, a substantially U-shaped second radiating arm having a second connecting end portion electrically
connected to said ground plane, and a second free end portion that is spaced apart from and physically overlaps a portion
of said ground plane in the first direction, said second radiating arm cooperating with said first radiating arm and said
ground plane to define an inner space therein, said first and second free end portions facing each other and defining an opening
in spatial communication with said inner space therebetween, a feed-in arm disposed in said inner space and including a connecting
segment electrically connected to said ground plane and physically overlapping said opening in the first direction, and a
feed-in segment electrically connected to said connecting segment and disposed between said first radiating arm and said ground
plane, said feed-in segment including a signal feed-in point, and a coupling arm including a main coupling segment electrically
connected to said connecting segment and physically overlapping said first and second free end portions in the first direction.

US Pat. No. 9,786,980

ANTENNA SYSTEM

WISTRON NEWEB CORP., Hsi...

1. An antenna system, comprising:
a ground metal element;
a first signal source, connected to the ground metal element;
a first antenna, connected to the first signal source, wherein the first signal source is configured to excite the first antenna;
a second signal source, connected to the ground metal element;
a second antenna, connected to the second signal source, wherein the second signal source is configured to excite the second
antenna;

an isolation metal element, disposed between the first antenna and the second antenna, and configured to improve isolation
between the first antenna and the second antenna; and

a matching circuit, connected between the isolation metal element and the ground metal element;
wherein the isolation metal element has a connection end and an open end, and the connection end of the isolation metal element
is connected through the matching circuit to the ground metal element;

wherein the antenna system further comprises:
a transmission line, wherein the connection end of the isolation metal element is connected through the matching circuit and
the transmission line to the ground metal element, and the transmission line is configured to fine-tune a resonant frequency
band of the isolation metal element.

US Pat. No. 9,786,991

CROSS-TYPE TRANSMISSION MODULE AND ASSEMBLY METHOD THEREOF

Wistron Neweb Corp., Hsi...

11. A cross-type transmission module, comprising:
a first circuit board, comprising a first antenna and a first director; and
a second circuit board, comprising a first groove, a second antenna and a second director, wherein the first circuit board
partially passes through the first groove to be connected to the second circuit board, wherein the first circuit board is
on a first plane, the second circuit board is on a second plane, the first director is parallel to the first antenna, the
second director is parallel to the second antenna, and the first director and the second director are continuous PCB traces,

wherein the first groove is an enclosed groove,
wherein the first circuit board comprises a first connection portion, and both the first connection portion and the first
antenna pass through the first groove, and

wherein the first circuit board further comprises a second connection portion, the second circuit board further comprises
a second groove, the second connection portion passes through the second groove, the first director is partially located on
the second connection portion and passes through the second groove, and the second director is neighboring an end of the second
groove.

US Pat. No. 9,596,907

STRAP ASSEMBLY AND FASTENING UNIT THEREOF

Wistron NeWeb Corp., Hsi...

1. A fastening unit, comprising:
a base;
a fixing seat disposed on the base;
two shaft seats arranged side by side and disposed on the base in such a way that the two shaft seats are spaced apart from
each other in a second direction, wherein each of the two shaft seats is spaced from the fixing seat along a first direction
by a distance, and the first direction is perpendicular to the second direction;

a main body having two shafts in cylindrical shape respectively formed at two sides thereof, wherein each of the two shaft
seats comprises a shaft hole and a guiding groove connecting the shaft hole, the two shafts are pivotably disposed on the
two shaft holes of the two shaft seats, the guiding groove is formed at a side of the shaft seat that is away from the fixing
seat;

an engaging member connected to a side of the main body that is away from the two shaft seats; and
an abutting member projecting from a bottom surface of the main body;
wherein when the fastening unit is in a closed state, the engaging member engages with the fixing seat, and the bottom surface
faces the base such that the abutting member is adjacent to the base, and the two shafts of the main body are capable of being
released from the two shaft seats in the first direction via the guiding groove when an external force is applied in the closed
state; and

when the fastening unit is transferred from the closed state to an opened state, the engaging member disengages from the fixing
seat, and the main body pivots relative to the two shaft seats.

US Pat. No. 9,445,366

BEACON DEVICE AND CONTROL METHOD THEREOF

WISTRON NEWEB CORP., Hsi...

1. A beacon device, comprising: an antenna; a low-power RF (Radio Frequency) device, generating an RF signal, wherein the
antenna transmits the RF signal outwardly;
a light sensor, detecting intensity of light nearby, and generating a detection signal;
a microprocessor, controlling an operation mode of the low-power RF device according to the detection signal; and a battery,
supplying electric power to the low-power RF device, the light sensor, and the microprocessor; wherein the low-power RF device
operates in a work mode or an idle mode; wherein when the low-power RF device does not operate in the idle mode, RF power
of the low-power RF device is adjusted according to the intensity of light; wherein the RF power is adjusted according to
the following equation: P=x*(b+n) wherein P represents the RF power, x represents a minimum RF power, b represents a base
number, and n represents a level of the intensity of light.

US Pat. No. 9,209,542

ELECTRONIC CARD PROTECTING MECHANISM

Wistron NeWeb Corp., Hsi...

1. An electronic card protecting mechanism adapted for an electronic device, wherein the electronic device comprises a casing,
and the casing has an opening, the electronic card protecting mechanism comprising:
a base, slidably disposed inside the casing and has a covering plate, wherein the covering plate has a slot;
a substrate, disposed on the base and aligned to the slot, wherein when the base is located at a first position, the opening
is misaligned from the slot and covered by the covering plate to prevent an electronic card from being plugged to and unplugged
from the substrate through the opening;

an elastic component, connected between the base and the casing, wherein when the base resists an elastic force of the elastic
component and moves from the first position to a second position, the opening is aligned with the slot, such that the electronic
card is adapted to be plugged to or unplugged from the substrate through the opening; and

a positioning component, connected to the casing and adapted to position the base at the second position, wherein when the
positioning component releases the base, the base is restored to the first position by the elastic force of the elastic component.

US Pat. No. 9,543,658

SATELLITE ANTENNA

WISTRON NEWEB CORP., Hsi...

1. A satellite antenna, comprising:
a dish, comprising a reflective surface and a back surface;
a bracket, connected to the back surface, wherein the bracket comprises a pivot portion;
an extension rod, comprising a first end and a second end, wherein the first end pivots on the pivot portion of the bracket,
and the extension rod is adapted to be rotated between a first orientation and a second orientation around a pivoting axis;
and

a receiver, disposed on the second end of the extension rod and corresponding to the reflective surface, wherein the pivoting
axis is located between the reflective surface and the receiver,

wherein an opening is formed on the dish, and the pivot portion of the bracket extends from the back surface, passes through
the opening, and protrudes from the reflective surface.

US Pat. No. 9,640,868

WIDEBAND ANTENNA AND WIRELESS COMMUNICATION DEVICE

Wistron NeWeb Corporation...

1. A wideband antenna, comprising:
a first radiator formed as a part of a metal frame for resonating a first signal component of a radio-frequency signal;
a second radiator disposed within an area enclosed by the metal frame for resonating a second signal component of the radio-frequency
signal, comprising:

a first arm electrically connected to a feed terminal and extending from the feed terminal along a first direction; and
a second arm having one end electrically connected to the first arm, another end opened, and extending along a second direction,
wherein the first direction is perpendicular to the second direction;

a first parasitic radiator comprising:
a third arm electrically connected to a ground and extending from the ground along the first direction, wherein the first
arm is disposed between the third arm and the first radiator; and

a fourth arm having one end electrically connected to the third arm, another end opened, and extending from the third arm
along the second direction, and disposed between the third arm and the second arm;

a second parasitic radiator electrically connected to the ground, extending from the ground along the first direction, and
disposed between the first arm and the first radiator; and

the feed terminal electrically connected to the second radiator for feeding the radio-frequency signal;
wherein there is a distance between the first and second radiators such that a coupling effect is induced between the first
and second radiators, which allows the first signal component being fed from the second radiator into the first radiator via
the coupling effect.

US Pat. No. 9,654,612

WIRELESS COMMUNICATION DEVICE AND ANTENNA SEARCH METHOD THEREOF

Wistron NeWeb Corp., Hsi...

1. A wireless communication device, for linking to an electronic device, and the wireless communication device comprising:
R antenna arrays, R being an integer greater than 1; and
a control circuit, coupled to the antenna arrays, the control circuit dividing each of the antenna arrays into two antenna
groups and combining the divided antenna groups of the antenna arrays into 2R test groups, each of the test groups comprising one of the two antenna groups of each of the antenna arrays, wherein in a
scanning operation, the control circuit selects one of the test groups to be a specific test group, and in a setting operation,
the control circuit groups the specific test group and re-obtaining the test groups according to the grouped specific test
group, wherein the control circuit searches at least one optimal antenna for linking to the electronic device from the antenna
arrays through the scanning operation and the setting operation.

US Pat. No. 9,615,460

CIRCUIT BOARD DEVICE AND CIRCUIT BOARD DEVICE FOR REDUCING ACOUSTIC NOISE

Wistron NeWeb Corp., Hsi...

1. A circuit board device for reducing acoustic noise, comprising:
a substrate;
a first capacitor packaging area and a second capacitor packaging area, in a back-to-back manner, disposed on a first side
and a second side of the substrate respectively;

a first pad and a second pad disposed in the first capacitor packaging area for mounting a first capacitor;
a third pad and a fourth pad disposed in the second capacitor packaging area for mounting a second capacitor; and
an opening, setting between the first, second, third and fourth pads and passing through the first and second capacitor packaging
areas, wherein the first and third pads are set back-to-back and electrically connected to each other; and

wherein the second and fourth pads are set back-to-back and electrically connected to each other.

US Pat. No. 9,602,173

ANTENNA STRUCTURE AND MOBILE DEVICE

Wistron NeWeb Corp., Hsi...

1. An antenna structure, comprising:
a ferromagnetic patch, having a first surface and a second surface, wherein the second surface is opposite to the first surface;
a plurality of first metal conductive lines, disposed on the first surface;
a plurality of second metal conductive lines, disposed on the second surface; and
a plurality of metal connection elements, penetrating the ferromagnetic patch, wherein the metal connection elements connect
the first metal conductive lines to the second metal conductive lines, respectively,

wherein the ferromagnetic patch comprises a first PET (Polyethylene Terephthalate, PET) layer, a second PET layer, a first
gel layer, a second gel layer, and a ferrite layer, the first gel layer is configured to adhere the first PET layer to the
ferrite layer, the second gel layer is configured to adhere the second PET layer to the ferrite layer, and the ferrite layer
is disposed between the first PET layer and the second PET layer.

US Pat. No. 9,543,651

NEAR FIELD COMMUNICATION ANTENNA

WISTRON NEWEB CORP., Hsi...

1. A near field communication (NFC) antenna, comprising:
a dielectric substrate;
a coil, disposed on the dielectric substrate, wherein the coil has a rectangular shape which has two long sides and two short
sides; and

a coupling structure, comprising a plurality of coupling branches, wherein each of the coupling branches has two ends respectively
connected to two different connection points on the coil, and the coupling branch is interconnected between the two long sides
of the coil,

wherein the coil and the coupling structure are respectively disposed on two opposite surfaces of the dielectric substrate,
and

wherein the coil disposed on, the dielectric substrate comprises a left region, a central region, and a right region, the
plurality of coupling branches are disposed in the left region and the right region symmetrically, and the left region is
completely separated from the right region by the central region.

US Pat. No. 9,790,609

MANUFACTURING METHOD OF SUBSTRATE STRUCTURE, SUBSTRATE STRUCTURE AND METAL COMPONENT

Wistron NeWeb Corp., Hsi...

1. A manufacturing method of a substrate structure comprising:
submerging a metal nut in a thiol compound solution to perform a chemical surface treatment on the metal nut with thiol groups
of the thiol compound solution to form a passivation layer chemically bonded to a surface of the metal nut, wherein the passivation
layer having a thickness ranging from 0.1 nm to 5 nm completely encapsulates the metal nut;

physically screwing the metal nut that is encapsulated by the passivation layer into a substrate; and
forming a metal pattern on the substrate, wherein the metal pattern is separated from the metal nut and the passivation layer.

US Pat. No. 9,837,696

TRANSMISSION LINE STRUCTURE FOR TRANSMITTING RADIO SIGNALS

Wistron Neweb Corp., Hsi...

1. A transmission line structure for transmitting radio signals, comprising:
a first transmission line, arranged on a first layer of a circuit board, wherein the first transmission line comprises a first
signal line and a second signal line, a first terminal of the first signal line connects to a first terminal of the second
signal line, and a second terminal of the first signal line connects to a second terminal of the second signal line, and the
second terminal of the first signal line and the second signal line is relative to the first terminal of the first signal
line and the second signal line;

a first ground conductor, arranged on the first layer and between the first signal line and the second signal line, wherein
the first signal line and the second signal lines do not contact the first ground area; and

a second transmission line, arranged on a second layer of the circuit board, wherein the second layer is different from the
first layer, the second transmission line does not contact the first transmission line, and the second transmission line overlaps
with the first signal line, the second signal line and the first ground area.

US Pat. No. 9,621,210

COMMUNICATION DEVICE

Wistron NeWeb Corp., Hsi...

1. A communication device, comprising:
a main circuit board, comprising:
a first switch element, capable of coupling a low supply voltage or a high supply voltage to a first bias node according to
a first control signal;

a first inductor, coupled between the first bias node and a first node; and
a first capacitor, coupled between an RF (Radio Frequency) transceiver port and the first node;
a cable having a terminal coupled to the first node; and
an active antenna device having a second node coupled to another terminal of the cable, wherein the active antenna device
comprises:

a second inductor, coupled between the second node and a second bias node;
a second capacitor, coupled between the second node and a third node;
a voltage divider circuit, coupled to the second bias node, and generates a dividing voltage at a fourth node;
a reference voltage generator, coupled to the second bias node, and generates a reference voltage at a fifth node;
a comparator, comparing the dividing voltage with the reference voltage, so as to generate a second control signal; and
an antenna element, selectively coupled to the third node through a transmission path or a reception path according to the
second control signal.

US Pat. No. 9,602,154

WIRELESS COMMUNICATION APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR IMPROVING SPECIFIC ABSORPTION RATIO THEREOF

Wistron NeWeb Corp., Hsi...

1. A wireless communication apparatus, comprising:
a first antenna;
a second antenna;
a power amplifier, amplifying and outputting a radio frequency transmission signal;
a switching circuit, coupled to the first antenna, the second antenna and the power amplifier, and selecting to connect the
power amplifier to the first antenna or the second antenna; and

a control circuit, coupled to the power amplifier and the switching circuit, and predicting a first amplifier character parameter
corresponding to the power amplifier while the power amplifier is connected to the first antenna, and predicting a second
amplifier character parameter corresponding to the power amplifier while the power amplifier is connected to the second antenna,

wherein the control circuit controls the switching circuit to connect the power amplifier to the first antenna or the second
antenna according to the first amplifier character parameter, a first signal quality parameter of the first antenna, the second
amplifier character parameter and a second signal quality parameter of the second antenna, so as to select the first antenna
or the second antenna to transmit the radio frequency transmission signal,

wherein the first amplifier character parameter comprises a first working voltage value and a first working current value,
and the second amplifier character parameter comprises a second working voltage value and a second working current value,

wherein the control circuit generates a first decision parameter related to the first antenna according to the first working
voltage value, the first working current value and the first signal quality parameter, and the control circuit generates a
second decision parameter related to the second antenna according to the second working voltage value, the second working
current value and the second signal quality parameter, and the control circuit compares the first decision parameter with
the second decision parameter to decide to use the first antenna or the second antenna to transmit the radio frequency transmission
signal.

US Pat. No. 9,543,652

LOOP ANTENNA

WISTRON NEWEB CORP., Hsi...

1. A loop antenna, comprising:
a first loop section, comprising a first end and a second end, wherein the first loop section surrounds and defines an empty
area;

a second loop section, comprising a third end and a fourth end, the third end is connected to the second end, wherein the
second loop section surrounds the first loop section, an annular groove is formed between the first loop section and the second
loop section, the annular groove surrounds the first loop section in a rectangular path and has four sides, and a width of
the annular groove is between 1 mm and 10 mm;

a third loop section, comprising a fifth end and a sixth end, the fifth end connected to the fourth end, wherein the third
loop section surrounds the second loop section, and a width of a gap between the third loop section and the second loop section
is smaller than the width of each of the four sides of the annular groove; and

a first short element and second short element, wherein the second loop section is rectangular and comprising a first major
side and a second major side, the first major side is parallel to the second major side, the first short element is connected
to the first major side and the second major side, the second short element is connected to the first major side and the second
major side, and the empty area is located between the first short element and the second short element.

US Pat. No. 9,799,963

ANTENNA SYSTEM

Wistron Neweb Corp., Hsi...

1. An antenna system, comprising:
a system ground plane;
a first antenna array, comprising a first antenna element, a second antenna element, a third antenna element, and a fourth
antenna element; and

a second antenna array, comprising a fifth antenna element, a sixth antenna element, a seventh antenna element, and an eighth
antenna element;
wherein the second antenna array is disposed between the first antenna array and the system ground plane;
wherein the first antenna array has a first polarization direction, the second antenna array has a second polarization direction,
and the first polarization direction and the second polarization direction are orthogonal to each other;

wherein the antenna system further comprises:
a first substrate;
a second substrate; and
a third substrate,
wherein the first antenna element, the second antenna element, the third antenna element, and the fourth antenna element are
disposed on the first substrate, wherein the fifth antenna element and the seventh antenna element are disposed on the second
substrate, wherein the sixth antenna element and the eighth antenna element are disposed on the third substrate, and wherein
the first substrate, the second substrate, and the third substrate are perpendicular to each other.

US Pat. No. 9,657,404

METHOD OF FORMING METALLIC PATTERN ON POLYMER SUBSTRATE

Wistron NeWeb Corp., Hsi...

1. A method of forming a metallic pattern on a polymer substrate, comprising:
providing a polymer substrate, wherein a material of the polymer substrate includes nylons, polycarbonates (PC), acrylonitrile
butadiene styrene (ABS), PC/ABS, polyethylene terephthalate (PET), polyether ether ketone (PEEK), polytetrafluoroethylene
(PTFE) or liquid crystal polymers (LCP);

forming a mixture layer on a surface of the polymer substrate, wherein the mixture layer includes an active carrier medium
and nanoparticles dispersed in the active carrier medium, wherein a material of the active carrier medium includes polyvinylpyrrolidone
(PVP) or polyethylene oxide (PEO);

fusing the nanoparticles in a portion of the mixture layer by treating the mixture layer with a laser process for forming
a conductive pattern on the surface of the polymer substrate, wherein the nanoparticles are fused together through the heat
generated from the nanoparticles during the laser process, and wherein the laser process is performed by using a UV laser
at 355 nm with a power of 0.2˜0.4 W and 80% overlapping and the laser process is a laser ablation process;

performing a cleaning process to remove an untreated portion of the mixture layer to expose the surface of the polymer substrate,
while the conductive pattern is remained on the surface of the polymer substrate; and

subjecting the conductive pattern on the polymer substrate to an electroplating process to form the metallic pattern on the
conductive pattern.

US Pat. No. 9,565,086

NETWORK-TRANSMISSION INSPECTION DEVICE AND NETWORK-TRANSMISSION INSPECTION METHOD

Wistron NeWeb Corp., Hsi...

1. A network-transmission inspection device, comprising:
a network-connection apparatus, communicating with a base station through a network by a network-communication device wherein
the network-connection apparatus receives at least one RX packet from the base station through the network-communication device
and transmits at least one TX packet to the base station through the network-communication device; and

a network-transmission inspection apparatus, connected to the network-connection apparatus to check the connection status
between the network-connection apparatus and the network-communication device and the connection status between the network-communication
device and the base station according to the number of RX packets and the number of TX packets,

wherein the network-transmission inspection apparatus further comprising: a counting device, accumulating a network abnormal
number;

a packet-inspection apparatus, checking whether the number of RX packets and the number of TX packets have increased at a
first predetermined time interval when the network-connection apparatus is communicating with the base station;

a local inspection apparatus, connected to the packet-inspection apparatus and the counting device, checking whether the connection
between the network-connection apparatus and the network-communication device is functioning properly when both the number
of RX packets and the number of TX packets have not increased, and enabling the counting device to increase the network abnormal
number by 1 when the connection between the network-connection apparatus and the network-communication device is not functioning
properly, and a remote inspection apparatus, connected to the packet-inspection apparatus and the counting device, checking
whether the connection between the network-communication device and the base station is functioning properly when the number
of RX packets has not increased and the number of TX packets has increased, and enabling the counting device to increase the
network abnormal number by 1 when the connection between the network-communication device and the base station is not functioning
properly.

US Pat. No. 9,774,515

ROUTER AND RESOURCE ASSIGNMENT METHOD THEREOF

Wistron Neweb Corp., Hsi...

1. A router, comprising:
a first wide-area network interface, arranged to connect to a first wide-area network, and connect to an Internet through
the first wide-area network;

a second wide-area network interface, arranged to connect to a second wide-area network, and connect to the Internet through
the second wide-area network;

at least one local area network interface, arranged to be electrically connected to at least one electronic device through
at least one local area network; and

a control unit, arranged to enable the electronic device to have at least one network service of the Internet through the
first wide-area network interface, the second wide-area network interface and the local area network interface, and assign
the at least one network service to the first wide-area network interface or the second wide-area network interface according
to at least one condition of the network service of the Internet, wherein the condition comprises a packet rate caused by
the network service;

wherein the first wide-area network and the second wide-area network have different bandwidths.

US Pat. No. 9,717,033

ACCESS POINT AND ASSOCIATED ANTENNA SELECTING METHOD

Wistron NeWeb Corporation...

1. An access point for communicating with an electronic device, the access point comprising:
an antenna module, comprising a plurality of antennas;
a wireless network module, coupled to the antenna module; and
a processor, coupled to the wireless network module, wherein the processor includes a plurality of Modulation and Coding Scheme
code (MCS) codes supported by the electronic device;

wherein when the access point operates in a training stage to determine at least one optimal antenna for communicating with
the electronic device, the processor utilizes only one specific MCS code from the plurality of MCS codes to transmit a plurality
of training packets to the electronic device via the wireless network module during the training stage without switching other
MCS codes for determining the at least one optimal antenna for communicating with the electronic device.

US Pat. No. 9,698,488

SATELLITE ANTENNA AND WAVEGUIDE FILTER THEREOF

Wistron Neweb Corp., Hsi...

1. A waveguide filter, comprising:
a pipe, comprising a first inner wall; and
a first rib structure, comprising:
a first rib, disposed in the pipe and formed on the first inner wall, wherein the first rib comprises a first section and
a second section, wherein the first section and the second section extend on a first straight line and are perpendicular to
the first inner wall, and a first gap is formed between the first section and the second section, and a first gap distance
of the first gap is between 0.1 to 1.2 mm, wherein the first gap is empty, wherein there is no electrically conductive material
disposed between the first section and the second section,
wherein the first rib structure further comprises a second rib formed on the first inner wall and parallel to the first rib,wherein the first rib structure further comprises a third rib formed on the first inner wall and parallel to the first rib,
wherein the second rib is located between the first rib and the third rib,wherein the first rib has a first height, the second rib has a second height, the third rib has a third height, and the second
height is higher than the first height and the third height.

US Pat. No. 9,596,613

METHOD OF ESTABLISHING SMART ARCHITECTURE CELL MESH (SACM) NETWORK

Wistron NeWeb Corporation...

1. A method of establishing a smart architecture cell mesh (SACM) network, the method comprising:
deploying a plurality of mesh nodes, wherein each of mesh nodes having a mesh node capability to communicate with the other
mesh nodes as well as a gateway capability to provide an access to a service network, wherein the service network provides
a wireless communication service;

establishing a plurality of links between the mesh nodes, each of the links connecting two of the mesh nodes;
searching and selecting a plurality of dynamic gateway nodes from the plurality of the mesh nodes and establishing a plurality
of connections between the dynamic gateway nodes and the service network; and

performing routing and path optimizing to find optimal route paths for all the mesh nodes to access the service network;
wherein searching and selecting the plurality of dynamic gateway nodes from the plurality of the mesh nodes comprises searching
and selecting at least one dynamic gateway nodes in a first micro-mesh;

wherein searching and selecting the-at least one dynamic gateway nodes in the first micro-mesh of the micro-meshes comprises:
ranking all of gateway candidates in the first micro-mesh according to cellular RF criteria and generating a ranking result,
wherein the gateway candidates are mesh nodes in the first micro-mesh meet the cellular RF criteria;

selecting top N gateway candidates according to the ranking result, wherein N is a maximum number of the dynamic gateway nodes
in the first micro-mesh;

routing out from the selected N gateway candidates according to a micro-mesh routing criteria;
determining whether all the mesh nodes in the first micro-mesh are fully covered; and
reporting out the selected N gateway candidates as dynamic gateway nodes in the first micro-mesh.

US Pat. No. 9,544,123

ELECTRONIC DEVICE AND NOISE-CANCELLATION METHOD

WISTRON NEWEB CORP., Hsi...

1. An electronic device, comprising:
a down converter for decreasing the frequency of a first RF signal to generate the baseband signal;
a coupler, coupled to the down converter, wherein the coupler receives the baseband signal;
a noise-estimation apparatus, connected to the coupler, wherein the noise-estimation apparatus receives the baseband signal
and subtract a predetermined synchronization preamble from the baseband signal to obtain a noise-estimation signal, and the
predetermined synchronization preamble conforms to the IEEE 802.11bg standard and/or the IEEE 802.11n standard;

an assembly unit, connected to the coupler and the noise-estimation apparatus, wherein the assembly unit receives the baseband
signal from the coupler and the noise-estimation signal from noise-estimation apparatus and subtracts the noise-estimation
signal from the baseband signal to obtain an output signal; and

a demodulator, coupled to the assembly unit, wherein the assembly unit outputs the output signal to the demodulator without
passing through the down converter and the coupler.

US Pat. No. 9,712,200

NETWORK EQUIPMENT AND CONNECTOR THEREOF

Wistron NeWeb Corp., Hsi...

1. A connector, adapted to be connected to a network device, wherein the network device comprises a connection port, the connection
port comprises an elastic sheet, and a wedging hole is formed on the elastic sheet, comprising:
a connector housing, wherein the connector housing comprises a latch, the latch is formed on the connector housing, and the
latch is adapted to be wedged to wedging hole;

a sliding element, moved between a first position and a second position along a straight line, wherein when the sliding element
is in the first position, the latch wedges into the wedging hole, and when the sliding element is in the second position,
the sliding element abuts the elastic sheet to separate the latch from the wedging hole;

a rotation element, connected to the sliding element, wherein the rotation element is rotated between a first orientation
and a second orientation, when the rotation element is in the first orientation, the sliding element is in the first position,
and when the rotation element is rotated from the first orientation to the second orientation, the rotation element pushes
the sliding element from the first position to the second position,

wherein the sliding element comprises a connection slot, the rotation element comprises a connection block, the connection
block is inserted into the connection slot, the connection slot comprises a first end and a second end, when the rotation
element is in the first orientation, the connection block is in the first end, and the sliding element is in the first position,
and when the rotation element is rotated from the first orientation to the second orientation, the connection block is slid
from the first end to the second end to push the sliding element from the first position to the second position,

wherein the rotation element is a plate, the plate comprises a plurality of positioning protrusions, a first surface, and
a second surface, the positioning protrusions are disposed on the first surface, the connection block is disposed on the second
surface, the first surface is opposite to the second surface, wherein a plurality of positioning recesses are formed on the
connector housing, and the positioning recesses match the positioning protrusions.

US Pat. No. 9,641,200

SIGNAL TRANSCEIVER CIRCUIT

WISTRON NEWEB CORP., Hsi...

1. A signal transceiver circuit, comprising:
a signal transceiver terminal, arranged to receive one of a first multi-channel signal and a second multi-channel signal,
and to transmit the received first multi-channel signal and the received second multi-channel signal to a first node;

a band-stop filter, having an output terminal and an input terminal coupled to the first node, and arranged to block the one
of the first multi-channel signal and the second multi-channel signal between a first frequency and a second frequency for
letting signals outside of the first frequency and the second frequency of the one of the first multi-channel signal and the
second multi-channel signal pass;

a first band-pass filter, having an output terminal and an input terminal coupled to the output terminal of the band-stop
filter, and arranged to block signals output from the band-stop filter outside of a third frequency and a fourth frequency
for letting signals output by the band-stop filter between the third frequency and the fourth frequency pass; and

a second band-pass filter, having an output terminal and an input terminal coupled to the first node, and arranged to block
the one of the first multi-channel signal and the second multi-channel signal outside of a fifth frequency and a sixth frequency
for letting signals between the fifth frequency and the sixth frequency of the one of the first multi-channel signal and the
second multi-channel signal pass;

wherein the frequency band of a first signal of the first multi-channel signal and the second multi-channel signal is between
the first frequency and the second frequency, the frequency band of a second signal of the first multi-channel signal is between
the first frequency and the third frequency, and the frequency band of a third signal of the second multi-channel signal is
between the second frequency and the fourth frequency, wherein the first multi-channel signal comprises the first signal and
the second signal, the second multi-channel signal comprises the first signal and the third signal, the second frequency is
higher than the first frequency, the fourth frequency is higher than the third frequency, the first frequency is higher than
the third frequency, and the second frequency is lower than the fourth frequency.

US Pat. No. 9,871,289

ANTENNA STRUCTURE AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING THE SAME

Wistron Neweb Corp., Hsi...

1. An antenna structure, comprising:
a metal sheet comprising an antenna branch and a grounding structure, wherein the antenna branch and the grounding structure
are formed in one piece from the metal sheet, wherein the metal sheet has a top surface and a bottom surface, and the top
surface and the bottom surface are opposite each other;

a conductive glue disposed over the bottom surface of the metal sheet; and
a supporting material disposed over a bottom surface of the conductive glue, wherein the supporting material is disposed corresponding
to the antenna branch of the metal sheet.

US Pat. No. 9,780,456

ANTENNA SYSTEM

Wistron Neweb Corp., Hsi...

1. An antenna system, comprising:
a first dipole antenna element, comprising a first feeding radiation element and a first grounding radiation element, wherein
the first feeding radiation element has an extension portion, the first grounding radiation element has an open slot, and
the extension portion extends into an interior of the open slot;

a second dipole antenna element, comprising a second feeding radiation element and a second grounding radiation element;
a first meandering connection line; and
a first cascading radiation element, coupled through the first meandering connection line to the first feeding radiation element,
wherein the first dipole antenna element and the second dipole antenna element are both excited by a signal source, the first
dipole antenna element operates in a low-frequency band, and the second dipole antenna element operates in a high-frequency
band,

wherein a first feeding point on the first feeding radiation element and a second feeding point on the second feeding radiation
element are both coupled to a positive electrode of the signal source, and a first grounding point on the first grounding
radiation element and a second grounding point on the second grounding radiation element are both coupled to a negative electrode
of the signal source.

US Pat. No. 9,246,217

ADJUSTING MECHANISM AND RELATED ANTENNA SYSTEM

Wistron NeWeb Corporation...

1. An adjusting mechanism comprising:
a base whereon a slide slot is formed;
a supporter pivotally connected to the base via a shaft;
a connecting component rotatably and slidably disposed on the slide slot on the base, a curved slot being formed on the connecting
component; and

a jointing component disposed on the supporter and slidably inserting to the curved slot on the connecting component, the
connecting component sliding relative to the supporter via the jointing component along a direction of the curved slot to
simultaneously rotate the supporter relative to the base.

US Pat. No. 9,837,724

ANTENNA SYSTEM

Wistron Neweb Corp., Hsi...

1. An antenna system, comprising:
a dual-polarized antenna, comprising a first antenna element and a second antenna element, wherein both the first antenna
element and the second antenna element operate in a low-frequency band and a high-frequency band, and wherein the first antenna
element and the second antenna element have different polarization directions;

a main reflector, reflecting electromagnetic waves in the low-frequency band; and
an auxiliary reflector, disposed between the dual-polarized antenna and the main reflector, and reflecting electromagnetic
waves in the high-frequency band,

wherein the first antenna element is disposed on a first dielectric substrate, the second antenna element is disposed on a
second dielectric substrate, and the second dielectric substrate is perpendicular to the first dielectric substrate.

US Pat. No. 9,379,451

BROADBAND DUAL POLARIZATION ANTENNA

Wistron NeWeb Corporation...

1. A broadband dual polarization antenna, for receiving and transmitting radio signals, the broadband dual polarization antenna
comprising:
a first metal reflective plane, for reflecting radio signals, to enhance a gain of the broadband dual polarization antenna;
a first radiation portion, disposed above the first metal reflective plane with a first gap to the first metal reflective
plane, the first radiation portion comprising:

a first triangular metal plate; and
a second triangular metal plate;
a second radiation portion, disposed above the first radiation portion with a second gap to the first radiation portion, the
second radiation portion comprising:

a third triangular metal plate; and
a fourth triangular metal plate; and
a supporting element, for supporting and isolating the first metal reflective plane, the first radiation portion and the second
radiation portion;

wherein a first base of the first triangular metal plate is parallel to a second base of the second triangular metal plate,
and a third base of the third triangular metal plate is parallel to a fourth base of the fourth triangular metal plate;

wherein the first radiation portion has a first polarization, and the second radiation portion has a second polarization;
wherein the third base of the third triangular metal plate is in direct physical contact with the supporting element, and
the fourth base of the fourth triangular metal plate is in direct physical contact with the supporting element;

wherein the first base of the first triangular metal plate is in direct physical contact with the supporting element, and
the second base of the second triangular metal plate is in direct physical contact with the supporting element.

US Pat. No. 9,209,515

THREE-DIMENSIONAL ANTENNA AND A WIRELESS COMMUNICATION APPARATUS PROVIDED WITH THE SAME

Wistron NeWeb Corporation...

1. A three-dimensional antenna comprising:
a grounding element that is a substantially L-shaped grounding conductor and that includes;
a first grounding segment;
a second grounding segment extending from and being bent with respect to said first grounding segment and having a grounding
end portion; and

a short-circuit point disposed at said grounding end portion of said second grounding segment, and
a radiating element that is a substantially L-shaped radiating conductor, that is disposed adjacent to said grounding element,
that is arranged with said grounding element in a U shape, that is formed with a slot, and that includes

a first radiating segment opposite to said first grounding segment, a second radiating segment extending from and being bent
with respect to said first radiating segment and having a radiating end portion adjacent to said grounding end portion of
said second grounding segment,

a feeding point disposed at said radiating end portion of said second radiating segment,
a first radiator arm being able to generate a first resonant mode, and
a second radiator arm that is spaced apart from said first radiator arm and that is able to generate a second resonant mode;
wherein said grounding element further includes a first grounding edge and a second grounding edge, each of which is substantially
in an L shape and extends along said first and second grounding segments, and said radiating element further includes a first
radiating edge and a second radiating edge, each of which is substantially in an L shape and extends along said first and
second radiating segments, said first and second grounding edges being arranged with said first and second radiating edges
in U-shaped profiles, respectively; and

wherein said grounding element and said radiating element cooperatively define a space therebetween, and said grounding element
further includes a third grounding segment extending from said first grounding edge into said space.

US Pat. No. 9,621,485

SHARED INTERFACE CIRCUIT

Wistron Neweb Corp., Hsi...

1. A shared interface circuit, comprising:
a shared socket, having a slot, a reference terminal, a control terminal, a signal receiving terminal and a signal outputting
terminal;

a multiplexer, having a first input terminal, a second input terminal and a third input terminal, wherein the first input
terminal is arranged to be selectively coupled to a first-interface pin of a processor according to a control signal, the
second input terminal is arranged to be selectively coupled to a second-interface transfer pin of the processor according
to the control signal, and the third input terminal is arranged to be selectively coupled to a second-interface receive pin
and the first-interface pin of the processor according to the control signal;

a level shifter circuit, arranged to convert signals on the second input terminal of the multiplexer from a first voltage
level to a second voltage level and convert signals on the signal receiving terminal of the shared socket from the second
voltage level to the first voltage level, wherein the level shifter circuit is further arranged to selectively transmit the
converted signals on the control terminal input terminal of the multiplexer to the signal outputting terminal of the shared
socket according to the control signal, and selectively transmit the converted signals on the signal receiving terminal of
the shared socket to the third input terminal of the multiplexer according to the control signal;

a power supply circuit arranged to selectively couple a first power source to the signal outputting terminal according to
the control signal; and

a switch circuit, arranged to selectively couple the signal receiving terminal of the shared socket to the third input terminal
of the multiplexer according to the control signal.

US Pat. No. 9,590,313

PLANAR DUAL POLARIZATION ANTENNA

Wistron NeWeb Corporation...

1. A planar dual polarization antenna, for receiving and transmitting at least one radio signal, comprising:
a feeding transmission line layer, comprising a first feeding transmission line and a second feeding transmission line;
a first dielectric layer, formed on the feeding transmission line layer;
a metal grounding plate, having a first slot and a second slot, wherein the first slot is electrically coupled to the first
feeding transmission line, the second slot is electrically coupled to the second feeding transmission line to increase bandwidth
of the planar dual polarization antenna;

a second dielectric layer, formed on the metal grounding plate; and
a first patch plate, formed on the second dielectric layer, the first patch plate having a shape substantially conforming
to a cross pattern;

wherein the first dielectric layer is sandwiched between the feeding transmission line layer and the metal grounding plate,
and the second dielectric layer is sandwiched between the metal grounding plate and the first patch plate;

wherein the first patch plate comprises a central square section, a first section, a second section, a third section and a
fourth section, and the first section, the second section, the third section and the fourth section extend respectively from
different sides of the central square section to form the shape substantially conforming to the cross pattern;

wherein the first slot and the second slot are respectively positioned upon two adjacent sections of the first section, the
second section, the third section and the fourth section.

US Pat. No. 9,762,222

WIRELESS TRANSMISSION APPARATUS, PHASE COMPENSATING APPARATUS AND PHASE COMPENSATING METHOD THEREOF

Wistron NeWeb Corp., Hsi...

1. A phase compensating apparatus, adapted for a wireless transmission apparatus, and coupled between an output end of a power
amplifier and an input end of an impedance matching apparatus, the phase compensating apparatus, comprising:
a main transmission wire, coupled between the output end of the power amplifier and the input end of the impedance matching
apparatus;

two capacitors, having first ends and second ends, the first ends coupled to the main transmission wire; and
a phase compensating unit, having two ends directly connected to the second ends of the two capacitors;
wherein a part of the main transmission wire between the first ends of the two of the capacitors being coupled to the phase
compensating unit is cut off, and a transmission signal is transmitted through the main transmission wire, the phase compensating
unit and the two capacitors.

US Pat. No. 9,525,208

MULTIBAND ANTENNA

Wistron NeWeb Corporation...

1. A multiband antenna, disposed on a surface for receiving or transmitting wireless signals of a plurality of frequency bands,
the multiband antenna comprising:
a grounding sheet, formed with a hole at a first side, for providing grounding;
a first micro-strip line, parallel to the first side of the grounding sheet, having a first length equal to half of a wavelength
of a wireless signal corresponding to a first frequency band of the plurality of frequency bands, wherein the first micro-strip
line is formed with at least one gap to generate a second frequency band of the plurality of frequency bands, the second frequency
band is higher than the first frequency band, and the at least one gap divides the first micro-strip line into a plurality
of segments;

a connecting unit, connecting a terminal of the first side of the grounding sheet and a terminal of the first micro-strip
line, for forming a resonant cavity with the first side of the grounding sheet and the first micro-strip line;

a second micro-strip line, disposed in the resonant cavity, parallel to the first micro-strip line, having a second length,
and separated from the first micro-strip line by a first gap, wherein the first length of the first micro-strip line is longer
than the second length of the second micro-strip line;

a third micro-strip line, extending from the hole of the grounding sheet to a terminal of the second micro-strip line, and
separated from the grounding sheet by a second gap around the hole; and

a feed-in terminal, formed on the third micro-strip line within the hole, for transmitting the wireless signals of the plurality
of frequency bands.

US Pat. No. 9,859,604

BALUN FILTER AND RADIO-FREQUENCY SYSTEM

Wistron NeWeb Corporation...

1. A balun filter, utilized for a radio-frequency (RF) system, comprising:
a first terminal, coupled to an antenna of the RF system, for delivering an RF signal;
a differential port, comprising a second terminal and a third terminal, for delivering a differential signal; and
a band pass filter, coupled between the first terminal and the differential port, the band pass filter comprising a plurality
of resonators, wherein each of the plurality of resonators comprises:

a surrounding line, substantially surrounding an area, and forming a loophole on a side of the resonator; and
at least one line segment, connected to the surrounding line, and disposed separately within the area surrounded by the surrounding
line;

wherein the band pass filter is symmetric with respect to a central line penetrating through the loophole.

US Pat. No. 9,214,723

WATERPROOF PART

Wistron NeWeb Corporation...

1. A waterproof part, for a feedhorn, comprising:
a first waterproof unit having a first interface for generating a first reflected wave and a first transmitted wave when a
satellite signal incidents the first interface; and

a second waterproof unit covering on the first waterproof unit and having a second interface for generating a second reflected
wave and a second transmitted wave when the first transmitted wave incidents the second interface;

wherein the first and second reflected waves are substantially out-of-phase to substantially cancel the first and second reflected
waves.

US Pat. No. 9,209,512

ANTENNA DEVICE AND WIRELESS COMMUNICATION DEVICE USING THE SAME

Wistron NeWeb Corporation...

1. An antenna device for a wireless communication device comprising a lid, a chassis and a hinge connecting to the lid and
the chassis to allow the lid to be folded and unfolded in relation to the chassis, the antenna device comprising:
a radiating module, disposed in the lid or the hinge, and moving in response to movement of the lid, for transmitting or receiving
a radio-frequency signal;

a metal barricade, disposed in an area apart from the radiating module by a specified distance on the chassis; and
a metal connector, for electrically connecting the radiating module and the metal barricade according to an angle between
the lid and the chassis;

wherein the metal connector disconnects the radiating module and the metal barricade when the angle between the lid and the
chassis is greater than a predefined value, and electrically connects the radiating module and the metal barricade when the
angle between the lid and the chassis is smaller than or equal to the predefined value.

US Pat. No. 9,196,967

BEAMWIDTH ADJUSTMENT DEVICE

Wistron NeWeb Corporation...

1. A beamwidth adjustment device for a feedhorn comprising an opening and a ring encircling the opening, the beamwidth adjustment
device comprising:
a conductor, for adjusting beamwidth formed by the feedhorn according to a characteristic of a dish of a satellite antenna
corresponding to the feedhorn; and

a fixing element, for fixing the conductor to the feedhorn via the ring, wherein the satellite antenna is used for receiving
signals from the feedhorn;

the conductor is composed of a solid round pattern in the center of the conductor, one or more concentric circular patterns
with a given width, and a cross pattern formed by two perpendicularly-crossed rectangles, wherein each circular pattern is
uniformly cut to a plurality of arcs by a constant spacing, a center of the one or more concentric circular patterns and the
cross point of the cross pattern are aligned with the center of the conductor, and four arcs of each circular pattern perpendicularly
cross a rectangle of the cross pattern; or

the conductor is composed of a cross pattern formed by two perpendicularly-crossed arrows and two spots aligned with a direction
pointed by an arrow.

US Pat. No. 9,722,666

POWER LINE TRANSMISSION SYSTEM AND METHOD

Wistron Neweb Corp., Hsi...

1. A power line transmission method applicable to a power line network, the power line network comprising a main power line
device configured to connect to a cable network, and a plurality of slave power line devices configured to receive the power
line network provided by the main power line device, wherein the main power line device and each of the slave power line devices
has a Received Signal Strength Indicator (RSSI) table to record RSSI values between the power line devices, the method comprising:
classifying the slave power line devices into different groups according to the RSSI table, wherein each of the groups has
a corresponding priority;

selecting the slave power line device from the group having the highest priority and the largest RSSI value to be an agent
device among the slave power line devices located in a broken section; and

maintaining the power line network by connecting the slave power line devices located in the non-broken section of the power
line network to the agent device through a wireless network function provided by the agent device.

US Pat. No. 9,231,308

FEEDING APPARATUS AND LOW NOISE BLOCK DOWN-CONVERTER

Wistron NeWeb Corporation...

1. A feeding apparatus, adapted to a waveguide, the feeding apparatus comprising:
a substrate;
an annular grounded metal sheet, disposed on the substrate, substantially in a shape of an annularity, and having a first
opening and a second opening;

a rectangular grounded metal sheet, disposed on the substrate, extending from the annular grounded metal sheet across an interior
of the annularity and corresponding to a configuration of a polarizer of the waveguide;

a first parasitic grounded metal sheet, extending from a side of the rectangular grounded metal sheet along a first direction;
a second parasitic grounded metal sheet, extending from another side of the rectangular grounded metal sheet along a second
direction, wherein the second direction is substantially opposite to the first direction;

a first feeding metal sheet, extending from the first opening toward the interior of the annularity and comprising a first
portion, a second portion and a third portion, wherein a width of the first portion is different from a width of the second
portion, and the width of the second portion is different from a width of the third portion; and

a second feeding metal sheet, extending from the second opening toward the interior of the annularity and comprising a fourth
portion, a fifth portion and a sixth portion, wherein a width of the fourth portion is different from a width of the fifth
portion, and the width of the fifth portion is different from a width of the sixth portion.

US Pat. No. 9,506,960

SMART METER WITH WIRELESS TRANSMISSION CAPABILITY

Wistron NeWeb Corporation...

1. A smart meter capable of performing wireless transmission over a plurality of frequency bands, for showing power information,
the smart meter comprising:
an inner cylindrical case;
a ring layer, surrounding the inner cylindrical case;
an inner-layer antenna, attached to the ring layer, and sliding on the ring layer;
an outer-layer antenna, attached to the ring layer, and overlapping and contacting with the inner-layer antenna;
an engaging element, for engaging the inner-layer antenna and the outer-layer antenna; and
an outer cylindrical case, covering and combining the inner cylindrical case, the ring layer, the inner-layer antenna, the
outer-layer antenna, and the engaging element, wherein a protrusion of the engaging element protrudes from a groove of the
outer cylindrical case, for fixing with the outer cylindrical case;

wherein the smart meter selectively operates at a first frequency band of the plurality of frequency bands by driving the
inner-layer antenna or the outer-layer antenna to adjust a total length of the inner-layer antenna and the outer-layer antenna;

wherein a display region is disposed on the inner cylindrical case, for perspectively showing the power information.

US Pat. No. 9,490,538

PLANAR DUAL POLARIZATION ANTENNA AND COMPLEX ANTENNA

Wistron NeWeb Corporation...

1. A planar dual polarization antenna for receiving and transmitting at least one radio signal, comprising:
a first patch plate;
a metal grounding plate comprising a first pattern slot and a second pattern slot, wherein a first rectangle and a second
rectangle enclosing an angle constitute a shape of the first pattern slot, the first rectangle and the second rectangle meet
at a pivot vertex, and the first pattern slot and the second pattern slot are symmetric with respect to a centerline of the
first patch plate; and

a first dielectric layer disposed between the first patch plate and the metal grounding plate.

US Pat. No. 9,214,729

ANTENNA AND ARRAY ANTENNA

Wistron NeWeb Corporation...

1. An antenna, comprising:
a radiating element, with a shape substantially conforming to a quadrilateral, having a first side, a second side, a third
side and a fourth side, wherein the first side and the third side are substantially parallel, the second side and the fourth
side are substantially parallel, and the first side is substantially perpendicular to the second side;

a grounding element, surrounding the radiating element, and having an opening formed near the fourth side of the radiating
element;

an extending bar, having a terminal electrically connected to the fourth side of the radiating element, and another terminal
extended toward the opening of the grounding element;

a first connection element, having a terminal electrically connected to the first side and the fourth side of the radiating
element, and another terminal electrically connected to the grounding element; and

a second connection element, having a terminal electrically connected to the third side and the fourth side of the radiating
element, and another terminal electrically connected to the grounding element.

US Pat. No. 9,812,266

SWITCH CONTROL MODULE

WISTRON NEWEB CORP., Hsi...

1. A switch control module, comprising:
a housing having a panel on a side of the housing, the panel having a front surface and a rear surface, the housing defining
an accommodating space and having an opening penetrating from the front surface to the rear surface of the panel along a main
axis;

a control assembly disposed in the accommodating space and comprising a shaft that is rotatable about the main axis;
a plurality of positioning units located at an edge of the opening and positioned on the front surface of the panel and spaced
apart from one another, wherein the positioning units extend radially and outwardly with the main axis as a center and are
projected in a direction along the main axis; and

a linkage unit having a rod and a holding pin, wherein the rod passes through the opening and connected to the shaft in a
movable manner, and the holding pin is pivotally connected with the rod and is selectively connected to one of the positioning
units;

wherein the linkage unit is configured to drive the shaft to rotate so as to change the operation mode of the control module.

US Pat. No. 9,261,584

POWER DIVIDER AND RADIO-FREQUENCY TRANSCEIVER SYSTEM

Wistron NeWeb Corporation...

1. A power divider, for transmitting a signal of an input terminal to a first output terminal, a second output terminal, a
third output terminal, and a fourth output terminal, the power divider comprising:
a first connecting wire, comprising a first terminal and a second terminal;
a second connecting wire, comprising a first terminal and a second terminal;
a first ring-shaped transmission unit, comprising a first ground element and a first ring-shaped conductive circle surrounding
the first ground element, wherein a first terminal of the first ring-shaped conductive circle is electrically connected to
the input terminal, a second terminal of the first ring-shaped conductive circle is electrically connected to the first terminal
of the first connecting wire, and a third terminal of the first ring-shaped conductive circle is electrically connected to
the first terminal of the second connecting wire, wherein a width of the first ring-shaped conductive circle is substantially
equal to a first value;

a second ring-shaped transmission unit, comprising a second ground element and a second ring-shaped conductive circle surrounding
the second ground element, wherein a first terminal of the second ring-shaped conductive circle is electrically connected
to the second terminal of the first connecting wire, a second terminal of the second ring-shaped conductive circle is electrically
connected to the first output terminal, and a third terminal of the second ring-shaped conductive circle is electrically connected
to the second output terminal, wherein the second ring-shaped conductive circle comprises a plurality of segments each with
a length substantially equal to a quarter wavelength of the signal, and the plurality of segments are substantially divided
into a plurality of groups according to widths of the segments; and

a third ring-shaped transmission unit, comprising a third ground element and a third ring-shaped conductive circle surrounding
the third ground element, wherein a first terminal of the third ring-shaped conductive circle is electrically connected to
the second terminal of the second connecting wire, a second terminal of the third ring-shaped conductive circle is electrically
connected to the fourth output terminal, and a third terminal of the second ring-shaped conductive circle is electrically
connected to the third output terminal, wherein the third ring-shaped conductive circle comprises a plurality of segments
each with a length substantially equal to a quarter wavelength of the signal, and the plurality of segments are substantially
divided into a plurality of groups according to widths of the segments.

US Pat. No. 9,240,820

NETWORK COMMUNICATION STRUCTURE, NETWORK COMMUNICATION SYSTEM AND NETWORK COMMUNICATION METHOD

Wistron NeWeb Corporation...

1. A network communication method, applicable between a plurality of access points, wherein one of the access points is connected
to an external interne, the plurality of access points form a first local area network via a power line network, the plurality
of access points are wirelessly connected with each other so as to form a second local area network, each access point is
wirelessly connected to at least one of the adjacent client devices so as to form a local area sub-network; when any one of
the access points receives an information packet, the network communication method comprises:
determining whether a target device of the information packet is directed to the access point, and if so, processing the information
packet with the access point;

determining whether the information packet comes from the external internet if the above-mentioned result is that the target
device of the information packet is not directed to the access point; and

determining whether the target device of the information packet is directed to a client device in the local area sub-network
of the access point if the above-mentioned result is that the information packet comes from the external internet, and

determining a network quality of the power line network if the result is that the target device of the information packet
is not directed to the local area sub-network, and selectively transmitting the information packet to another access point
via the first local area network or the second local area network according to the network quality.

US Pat. No. 9,112,265

METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING ANTENNA STRUCTURE

WISTRON NEWEB CORPORATION...

1. A method for manufacturing an antenna structure, the method comprising the steps of:
providing a non-conductive frame containing a catalyst;
disposing a metal insert in an area of the non-conductive frame;
forming an anti-plating resistance layer covering a surface of the non-conductive frame;
removing the anti-plating resistance layer on the area of the non-conductive frame by a laser-direct-structuring (LDS) technique,
and forming a coarsened surface in the area;

removing the anti-plating resistance layer on the surface of the non-conductive frame; and
forming a metal layer on the coarsened surface to obtain the antenna structure in contact with the metal insert.

US Pat. No. 9,825,606

WIRELESS COMMUNICATION DEVICE AND FILTER THEREOF

Wistron NeWeb Corp., Hsi...

1. A filter having an input end and an output end, comprising:
a first energy storage element, electrically connected between the input end and the output end;
a first series resonant circuit and a second series resonant circuit, wherein each of the first series resonant circuit and
the second series resonant circuit comprises a first capacitor and a first inductor electrically connected in series; and

a first parallel resonant circuit and a second parallel resonant circuit, wherein each of the first parallel resonant circuit
and the second parallel resonant circuit comprises a second capacitor and a second inductor electrically connected in parallel,

wherein the first series resonant circuit and the first parallel resonant circuit are electrically connected in cascade between
a first end of the first energy storage element and a ground, and the second series resonant circuit and the second parallel
resonant circuit are electrically connected in cascade between a second end of the first energy storage element and the ground.

US Pat. No. 9,426,691

LOAD BALANCING METHOD AND RELATED WIRELESS COMMUNICATION DEVICE

Wistron NeWeb Corporation...

1. A load balancing method for a wireless communication device, the load balancing method comprising:
checking a total loading of the wireless communication device, wherein the total loading comprises a first loading of an omni
antenna and a second loading of a directorial antenna; and

adjusting transmission power of the omni antenna and the directional antenna according to the total loading of the wireless
communication device and information sent by at least one neighbor wireless communication device, in order to perform load
balancing;

wherein the step of adjusting the transmission power of the omni antenna and the directional antenna according to the total
loading of the wireless communication device in order to perform load balancing comprises:

reducing power of the directional antenna when determining the total loading is greater than a first value;
sending location information of the wireless communication device and an assistance request to the at least one neighbor wireless
communication device when determining the first loading is greater than a second value; and

reducing power of the omni antenna when determining the first loading is greater than a third value.

US Pat. No. 9,268,009

COMPOUND CIRCUIT BOARD AND RADAR DEVICE

Wistron NeWeb Corporation...

1. A compound circuit board for a radar device, comprising:
a first substrate, comprising a plurality of trace layers having a first trace layer formed with a digital signal processing
unit and an electronic control unit in a first area;

a second substrate, comprising a plurality of trace layers having a second trace layer formed with an antenna module in a
second area; and

a prepreg layer, between the first substrate and the second substrate for connecting the first and second substrates;
wherein the first area and the second area in a first projecting result generated by projecting the first trace layer on the
second trace layer are substantially overlapped.

US Pat. No. 9,570,816

MINIATURE ANTENNA AND ANTENNA MODULE THEREOF

Wistron NeWeb Corporation...

1. An antenna comprising:
a substrate including a first surface and a second surface;
a feed segment formed on the first surface of the substrate for transmitting a radio-frequency signal;
a first radiator electrically connected to the feed segment, formed on the first surface of the substrate, and including:
a first arm having one end electrically connected to the feed segment, and another end electrically connected to a first branch
and a second branch, wherein the first arm extends along a first direction from where the end electrically connected to the
feed segment, the first branch extends along a second direction from the first arm, and the second branch extends along a
third direction from the first arm; and

a second arm having one end electrically connected to the feed segment and the first arm, and another end electrically connected
to a third branch and a fourth branch, wherein the second arm extends along an opposite of the first direction from the end
electrically connected to the feed segment and the first arm, the third branch extends along an opposite of the second direction
from the second arm, and the fourth branch extends along an opposite of the third direction from the second arm; and

a second radiator electrically connected to the feed segment, formed on the second surface of the substrate, and including:
a third arm having one end electrically connected to the feed segment, and another end electrically connected to a fifth branch
and a sixth branch, wherein the third arm extends along the first direction from the end electrically connected to the feed
segment, the fifth branch extends along the third direction from the third arm, and the sixth branch extends along the second
direction from the third arm; and

a fourth arm having one end electrically connected to the feed segment and the third arm, and another end electrically connected
to a seventh branch and an eighth branch, wherein the fourth arm extends along the opposite of the first direction from the
end electrically connected to the feed segment and the third arm, the seventh branch extends along the opposite of the third
direction from the fourth arm, and the eighth branch extends along the opposite of the second direction from the fourth arm;

wherein the second direction is perpendicular to the third direction, and the first direction is a direction that the second
direction rotates 135-degrees clockwise.

US Pat. No. 9,584,091

WIRELESS COMMUNICATION DEVICE AND METHOD OF ADJUSTING ANTENNA MATCHING

Wistron NeWeb Corporation...

1. A wireless communication device, comprising:
a main antenna operating in a receiving frequency band to receive a receiving signal in the receiving frequency band;
a diversity antenna operating in the receiving frequency band to receive the receiving signal in the receiving frequency band;
a tunable matching circuit coupled to the main antenna and the diversity antenna for adjusting a matching of the diversity
antenna according to a control signal;

a detection unit coupled to the tunable matching circuit for detecting a wireless communication system corresponding to the
receiving signal to generate a detection result, wherein the detection result indicates an antenna configuration and a transmitting
frequency band corresponding to the wireless communication system; and

a radio-frequency processing circuit coupled to the detection unit and the tunable matching circuit for determining whether
to adjust the matching of the diversity antenna according to the antenna configuration indicated by the detection result to
output the control signal to the tunable matching circuit, such that the tunable matching circuit adjusts the matching of
the diversity antenna to conform to the antenna configuration;

wherein the radio-frequency processing circuit determines whether to weaken an antenna performance of the diversity antenna
in both or one of the transmitting frequency band and the receiving frequency band according to the antenna configuration
to improve an isolation between the diversity antenna and the main antenna;

wherein the tunable matching circuit comprises:
a first matching unit coupled to the main antenna for matching the main antenna;
a second matching unit coupled to the diversity antenna for matching the diversity antenna; and
a control unit coupled to the radio-frequency processing circuit, the first matching unit and the second matching unit for
outputting the first and second adjusting signals to the first and second matching units according to the control signal to
respectively adjust the matching of the main antenna and the diversity antenna;

wherein the first matching unit or the second matching unit comprises:
a first node coupled to the main antenna or the diversity antenna;
a second node coupled to the detection unit;
a first capacitor coupled to the first node;
a second capacitor having an end coupled to the first node and another end coupled to a ground terminal;
a first inductor having an end coupled to the first capacitor and another end coupled to the second node; and
a second inductor having an end coupled to the first node and another end coupled to the ground terminal.

US Pat. No. 9,577,331

WIRELESS COMMUNICATION DEVICE

Wistron NeWeb Corporation...

1. A wireless communication device, comprising
a metal frame;
a mechanical part disposed in an area enclosed by the metal frame, wherein a ground is formed on the mechanical part for providing
grounding;

a first antenna disposed in an area enclosed by the metal frame, the first antenna comprises:
a radiator;
a feed terminal electrically connected to the radiator, disposed adjacent to the metal frame, and used for feeding a radio-frequency
signal;

a first ground terminal disposed at a first side of the feed terminal for directly and electrically connecting the metal frame
and the ground of the mechanical part; and

a second ground terminal disposed at a second side of the feed terminal for directly and electrically connecting the metal
frame and the ground of the mechanical part;

wherein an area enclosed by the metal frame, the mechanical part, the first ground terminal, and the second ground terminal
forms a first slot, and the first antenna is disposed in the first slot.

US Pat. No. 9,413,410

RADIO-FREQUENCY DEVICE AND WIRELESS COMMUNICATION DEVICE

Wistron NeWeb Corporation...

1. A radio-frequency (RF) device for a wireless communication device, the RF device comprising:
an antenna, comprising:
a radiating element; and
a signal feed-in unit, for transmitting and receiving an RF signal;
a capacitive sensing unit, for sensing an environment capacitance within a specific range;
a connecting unit, comprising a first terminal, a second terminal and a third terminal being mutually conductive, the first
terminal electrically connected to the radiating element of the antenna;

a direct-current (DC) blocking element, electrically connected between the second terminal of the connecting unit and the
signal feed-in unit, for cutting off a DC signal route between the second terminal of the connecting unit and the signal feed-in
unit; and

a sensing auxiliary unit, electrically connected between the third terminal of the connecting unit and the capacitive sensing
unit, comprising:

a high-frequency blocking element, for blocking a high-frequency signal route between the third terminal of the connecting
unit and the capacitive sensing unit, to avoid the RF signal interfering the capacitive sensing unit; and

at least a capacitor, connected to the high-frequency blocking element in series and electrically connected between the third
terminal of the connecting unit and the capacitive sensing unit, for decreasing an equivalent capacitance from the connecting
unit to the radiating element;

wherein the signal feed-in unit is coupled to the radiating element via the DC blocking element and the connecting unit, for
transmitting and receiving the RF signal via the radiating element;

wherein the capacitive sensing unit is coupled to the radiating element via the high-frequency blocking element and the connecting
unit, for sensing the environment capacitance within the specific range via the radiating element.

US Pat. No. 9,318,795

WIDEBAND ANTENNA AND RELATED RADIO-FREQUENCY DEVICE

Wistron NeWeb Corporation...

1. A wideband antenna, comprising:
a ground element electrically connected to a ground;
a feed element for feeding in a Radio-Frequency signal;
a radiation element electrically connected to the feed element for radiating the Radio-Frequency signal;
at least one meta-material structure electrically connected between the radiation element and the ground element, comprising:
a first element electrically and directly connected to the radiation element; and
a second element having one end opened and another end electrically connected to the ground element; and
a switch circuit comprising a switch coupled between the second element and the ground element for switching a connection
between the second element and the ground element according to a switch signal,

wherein when the switch connects the second element with the ground element, a center frequency of the antenna is a first
frequency, and when the switch disconnects the second element from the ground element, the center frequency of the antenna
is a second frequency, and the second frequency is greater than the first frequency.

US Pat. No. 9,071,311

METHOD AND ANTENNA SYSTEM FOR SETTING WORKING ANTENNA UNITS

Wistron NeWeb Corporation...

1. A method for controlling an antenna system, the antenna system including a control device and a plurality of antenna groups,
each of which includes a plurality of antenna units, the method comprising the steps of:
(A) controlling, using the control device, each of the antenna units of each of the antenna groups to receive one and the
same test signal;

(B) generating for each of the antenna units, using the control device, a quality indicator, which is associated with a signal
quality of the test signal received at the respective antenna unit, with reference to the test signal received in step (A);
and

(C) selecting for each of said antenna groups, using the control device, one of the antenna units, the quality indicator corresponding
to which indicates an optimum signal quality from among the antenna units of the respective antenna group, to be a working
antenna unit of the respective antenna group for performing subsequent data transmission.

US Pat. No. 9,212,674

BRIDGING MECHANISM FOR CONNECTING A SUPPORTING TUBE AND A HOLDER AND ANTENNA DEVICE THEREWITH

Wistron NeWeb Corporation...

1. A bridging mechanism for connecting a supporting tube and a holder, comprising:
at least one positioning portion formed on the supporting tube;
a bridging member for bridging the supporting tube, the bridging member comprising a first edge plate and a second edge plate
opposite to the first edge plate;

a connecting member extending from the bridging member for connecting the holder;
a handle pivoted to the bridging member for rotably pressing the supporting tube when the supporting tube is bridged to the
bridging member, so as to abut the supporting tube against the bridging member, the handle comprising a pivotal portion and
a pressing cam protruding from the pivotal portion, the pressing cam having a pressing platform pressing the supporting tube
in a surface contact manner, and a pivotal hole and a flat surface being formed on the pivotal portion;

at least one positioning structure formed on the pressing cam and protruding from the pressing platform, the at least one
positioning structure simultaneously rotating with the pressing cam for wedging with the at least one positioning portion
when the pressing cam rotates to press the supporting tube, so as to position the bridging member on the supporting tube;
and

a pivot shaft member disposed through the pivotal hole on the pivotal portion for pivoting the pivotal portion to the first
edge plate and the second edge plate, wherein the pivot shaft member is supported by the first edge plate and the second edge
plate;

wherein a constraining hole is formed on the first edge plate of the bridging member, and a constraining structure with a
shape corresponding to a shape of the constraining hole is formed on an end of the pivot shaft member, the constraining structure
being for cooperating with the constraining hole, so as to constrain the pivot shaft member from rotating relative to the
bridging member, the flat surface is spaced from the bridging member for facilitating the handle to rotate from a release
position in a first direction.

US Pat. No. 9,099,985

POWER DIVIDER AND RADIO-FREQUENCY DEVICE

Wistron NeWeb Corporation...

1. A power divider, for transmitting signals of an input terminal to a plurality of output terminals, the power divider comprising:
a rectangular microstrip line, coupled to the input terminal; and
a plurality of coupling units, conducting the rectangular microstrip line and the plurality of output terminals by electromagnetic
coupling, wherein each of the plurality of coupling units and the rectangular microstrip line are separated by a first gap,
each of the plurality of coupling units comprises at least one dual-L resonator disposed between the rectangular microstrip
line and an output terminal of the plurality of output terminals, and each of the at least one dual-L resonator comprises:

a first long segment, substantially parallel to the rectangular microstrip line;
a first short segment, substantially perpendicular to the first long segment and extending from a terminal of the first long
segment to a centerline of the dual-L resonator;

a second long segment, substantially parallel to the rectangular microstrip line; and
a second short segment, substantially perpendicular to the second long segment, extending from a terminal of the second long
segment to the centerline, facing a terminal of the first short segment, and located apart from the terminal of the first
short segment by a second gap;

wherein a first long segment of the at least one dual-L resonator is adjacent to the rectangular microstrip line, and a second
long segment of the at least one dual-L resonator is coupled to the output terminal;

wherein the first gap and the second gap are related to power ratios between the input terminal and the plurality of output
terminals.

US Pat. No. 9,071,300

SIGNAL TRANSCEIVER WITH ENHANCED RETURN LOSS IN POWER-OFF STATE

Wistron NeWeb Corporation...

1. A signal transceiver with enhanced return loss in a power-off state, comprising:
a connector, for receiving a signal;
a band-pass filter, coupled to the connector for filtering the signal;
a front-end module, for de-modulating the signal; and
an impedance transformation circuit, coupled between the band-pass filter and the front-end module for transforming an input
impedance of the signal transceiver according to a power state of a power source, comprising:

an input terminal, coupled to the band-pass filter for receiving the signal;
an output terminal, coupled to the front-end module for outputting the signal to the front-end module;
an impedance transforming unit including a first node and a second node; and
a first power source input circuit, coupled to the first node of the impedance transforming unit for providing the power source;
wherein an impedance at the first node is equivalent to a short circuit and an impedance at the second node is equivalent
to an open circuit when the power source is in a power-on state, and the impedance at the first node is equivalent to the
open circuit and the impedance at the second node is equivalent to the short circuit when the power source is in a power-off
state.

US Pat. No. 9,337,524

FIXING MECHANISM AND ANTENNA DEVICE THEREWITH

Wistron NeWeb Corporation...

1. A fixing mechanism, comprising:
a shaft;
a constraining member connected to an end portion of the shaft;
a sleeve member sheathing the shaft, the sleeve member comprising:
a sleeve portion sheathing the shaft and disposed through a first fixing structure of a first frame and a second fixing structure
of a second frame; and

a stop portion immovably connected to the sleeve portion, wherein a section area of the stop portion is greater than a section
area of the sleeve portion;

a resilient bushing sheathing the shaft and being disposed between the constraining member and the sleeve portion of the sleeve
member;

a pivot member connected to the other end portion of the shaft; and
a handle pivoted to the pivot member and abutting against the stop portion of the sleeve member, the handle pushing the stop
portion of the sleeve member and driving the pivot member to activate the shaft to pull the constraining member when the handle
pivots relative to the pivot member, so that the constraining member and the sleeve portion of the sleeve member cooperatively
compress the resilient bushing, so as to make the resilient bushing generate a radial deformation, wherein the stop portion
abuts against the second frame when the sleeve portion is disposed through the first fixing structure and the second fixing
structure, and then the handle pivots about the pivot member, so as to fix the sleeve portion relative to the second frame.

US Pat. No. 9,223,342

RADIO-FREQUENCY SYSTEM

Wistron NeWeb Corporation...

1. A radio-frequency (RF) system for a wireless communication device, wherein the wireless communication device comprises
a first board body and a second board body, and is capable of switching operations to a pad mode, in which an angle between
the first broad body and the second broad body is less than a predefined value, or at least a non-pad mode, in which the angle
is greater than the predefined value, the RF system comprising:
at least an antenna, disposed in the first board body and substantially extending along a first plane of the first board body,
each of the antennas comprising a radiating element and a grounding element adjacent to the radiating element; and

at least a metal wall, electrically connected to a system ground of the wireless communication device, disposed in locations
of the second board body related to locations of the at least an antenna disposed in the first board body, and substantially
extending along a second plane of the second board body;

wherein when the wireless communication device operates in the pad mode, the second plane is substantially perpendicular to
the first plane, such that each of the metal walls has a height corresponding to the first plane;

wherein when the wireless communication device operates in the pad mode, a projection result of each of the metal walls corresponding
to the first plane is substantially adjacent to the radiating element of one of the at least an antenna.

US Pat. No. 9,088,077

ANTENNA SYSTEM FOR WIRELESS COMMUNICATION DEVICE

Wistron NeWeb Corporation...

1. An antenna system for a wireless communication device, comprising:
a first metal slice, substantially conforming to a rectangular shape, formed with a first slot structure substantially extending
along a horizontal direction;

a second metal slice, disposed on a side of the first metal slice along the horizontal direction, substantially conforming
to a rectangular shape, formed with a second slot structure substantially extending along the horizontal direction, and partially
connected to the first metal slice;

a first signal transmission line, comprising:
a first metal wire, electrically connecting to a first feeding terminal of the first metal slice, for transmitting signals,
wherein the first feeding terminal is substantially disposed on a side of the first slot structure along a vertical direction;

a first isolation layer, covering the first metal wire; and
a first metal weave, covering the first isolation layer and electrically connecting to a first signal grounding terminal to
connect to a first signal ground, wherein the first signal grounding terminal is substantially disposed on another side of
the first slot structure along the vertical direction; and

a second signal transmission line, comprising:
a second metal wire, electrically connecting to a second feeding terminal of the second metal slice, for transmitting signals,
wherein the second feeding terminal is substantially disposed on a side of the second slot structure along the vertical direction;

a second isolation layer, covering the second metal wire; and
a second metal weave, covering the second isolation layer and electrically connecting to a second signal grounding terminal
to connect to a second signal ground, wherein the second signal grounding terminal is substantially disposed on another side
of the second slot structure along the vertical direction;

wherein an adjacent portion of the first metal slice and the second metal slice is further formed with a third slot structure;
wherein the third slot structure is a closed slot with a length substantially equal to a quarter of a wavelength of wireless
signals corresponding to a wireless frequency band of the wireless communication device, or the third slot structure is an
open slot with a length substantially equal to a half of a wavelength of wireless signals corresponding to a wireless frequency
band of the wireless communication device.

US Pat. No. 9,059,500

CAPACITIVE LOOP ANTENNA AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE

Wistron NeWeb Corporation...

1. A capacitive loop antenna, comprising:
a shorting-to-ground terminal, for providing grounding;
a feeding terminal, for receiving a first radio frequency feeding signal; and
a first capacitive loop, comprising:
a first connection element;
a first radiator, comprising an end electrically connected to the signal feeding terminal via the first connection element,
to feed the first radio frequency feeding signal to the first radiator;

a second connection element; and
a second radiator, comprising an end electrically connected to the shorting-to-ground terminal via the second connection element;
wherein a first section of another end of the first radiator is capacitively coupled with the second radiator to form a first
electric loop from the end of the first radiator to the end of the second radiator;

wherein the signal feeding terminal is further utilized for receiving a second radio frequency feeding signal with a frequency
different from a frequency of the first radio frequency feeding signal, and the capacitive loop antenna further comprises
a second capacitive loop, comprising:

a third connection element;
a third radiator, comprising an end electrically connected to the signal feeding terminal via the third connection element,
to feed the second radio frequency feeding signal to the third radiator;

a fourth connection element; and
a fourth radiator, comprising an end electrically connected to the shorting-to-ground terminal via the fourth connection element;
wherein a second section of another end of the third radiator is capacitively coupled with the fourth radiator to form a second
electric loop from the end of the third radiator to the end of the fourth radiator;

wherein the third radiator is formed in a first layer, the first radiator and the second radiator are formed in a second layer,
the fourth radiator is formed in a third layer, and the first layer, the second layer and the third layer are different layers
and are in different planes.

US Pat. No. 9,059,509

DECOUPLING CIRCUIT AND ANTENNA DEVICE

Wistron NeWeb Corporation...

1. A decoupling circuit, for enhancing isolation of two monopole antennas, wherein the two monopole antennas substantially
symmetrically stand on a bottom and a gap is formed between the two monopole antennas, the decoupling circuit comprising:
a grounding element, located on the bottom and electrically connected to a ground terminal;
a connection bar, substantially perpendicular to the bottom, comprising a first terminal electrically connected to the grounding
element and a second terminal extending to the gap;

a first branch, extending from the second terminal of the connection bar to a first monopole antenna of the two monopole antennas;
and

a second branch, extending from the second terminal of the connection bar to a second monopole antenna of the two monopole
antennas;

wherein vertical projections of the first monopole antenna and the second monopole antenna onto a projection plane perpendicular
to the bottom are interlaced.

US Pat. No. 9,496,605

TRANSMISSION DEVICE AND NEAR FIELD COMMUNICATION DEVICE USING THE SAME

Wistron NeWeb Corporation...

1. A transmission device for a near field communication device, comprising:
a matching circuit;
a connecting interface with a first width, for connecting an operating circuit of the near field communication device, wherein
the connecting interface comprises a plurality of detachable pins to take the connecting interface off the operating circuit;

a first transmission line, electrically connected between an antenna of the near field communication device and the matching
circuit; and

a second transmission line comprising a plurality of metal wires, electrically connected between the connecting interface
and the matching circuit, comprising an increasing width portion and a constant width portion, wherein the first transmission
line or the second transmission line is flexible, wherein one of the metal wires of the second transmission line is configured
for grounding and has a width larger than widths of the other metal wires of the second transmission line, wherein a width
of the second transmission line within the increasing width portion increases from the first width to a second width, a width
of the second transmission line within the constant width portion substantially maintains the second width, and the second
width is greater than and related to the first width.

US Pat. No. 9,490,522

FOLDABLE SATELLITE ANTENNA

Wistron NeWeb Corporation...

1. A foldable satellite antenna, comprising:
a dish reflector formed with an opening;
a connecting rod having a section smaller than the opening such that the connecting rod is able to be inserted through the
opening to penetrate the dish reflector;

a compensating structure fixed on the connecting rod, wherein the compensating structure fills an area other than where the
connecting rod penetrating the opening after the connecting rod is inserted through the opening to penetrate the dish reflector;
and

a dish bracket connected to the dish reflector and pivotally connected to the connecting rod such that the connecting rod
and the compensating structure rotate relative to the dish bracket after the connecting rod is inserted through the opening
to penetrate the dish reflector.

US Pat. No. 9,401,756

METHOD FOR CONFIGURING MULTIPLE ANTENNAS AND RELATED WIRELESS COMMUNICATION DEVICE

Wistron NeWeb Corporation...

1. An antenna configuring method, utilized in a wireless communication device, the wireless communication device comprising
a plurality of sets of antennas, wherein each set of antennas comprises a first kind of antennae and a second kind of antennae,
the method comprising:
the wireless communication device using the plurality sets of antennas to receive first radio-frequency (RF) signals from
a first cell with a specific cell identity (Cell ID);

the wireless communication device determining a first status of a first RF environment corresponding to the wireless communication
device according to the first received RF signals;

the wireless communication device selecting a set of antenna from the plurality sets of antennas according to the first status
of the first RF environment;

the wireless communication device selecting a first antenna that uses the first kind of antenna from the selected set of antenna;
the wireless communication device using the first antenna and each of the second kind of antennas from the plurality of sets
of antennas to receive second RF signals;

the wireless communication device selecting a second antenna that uses the second kind of antennas from the plurality sets
of antennas according to the second RF signals; and

the wireless communication device selecting a combination of antennas, comprising the first antenna and the second antenna,
for transmission or reception of following RF signals.

US Pat. No. 9,262,923

BLIND SPOT DETECTION SYSTEM

Wistron NeWeb Corporation...

1. A blind spot detection system for a vehicle, comprising:
a vehicle information detecting module, independent from an electronic controller inside the vehicle, for obtaining at least
one vehicle information of the vehicle corresponding to an external environment, wherein the at least one vehicle information
comprises at least one of an acceleration value and degree of inclination corresponding to a plumb line;

an alarm, for generating an alarm signal;
a plurality of sensors, each for emitting a radio signal and receiving a reflecting signal of the transmitted radio signal,
to detect whether an object exists within a specific range and generate a detection result accordingly;

a control module, comprising:
a central processor, coupled to the vehicle information detecting module, the alarm, and the plurality of sensors; and
a storage device, storing a program code for instructing the central processor to control the alarm to generate the alarm
signal according to the at least one vehicle information and a plurality of detection results generated by the plurality of
sensors and to send the at least one vehicle information to the plurality of sensors; and

a plurality of signal transceivers between the plurality of sensors and the control module, for amplifying or converting data
between the plurality of sensors and the control module;

wherein the vehicle information detecting module is built in the blind spot detection system for secluding interference;
wherein the control module further sends the at least one vehicle information to the plurality of sensors according to the
program code, and each of the plurality of sensors determines whether to operate according to the at least one vehicle information.

US Pat. No. 9,157,933

TEST DEVICE FOR WIRELESS ELECTRONIC DEVICES

Wistron NeWeb Corporation...

1. A test device for a wireless electronic device, comprising:
a metal casing;
a RF-absorbing material disposed in the metal casing to enclose an inner space, wherein the RF-absorbing material includes
a clamping groove formed at one end of the RF-absorbing material;

a first measurement antenna disposed in the clamping groove and located at one end of the inner space; and
an impedance adjustment module electrically connected to the first measurement antenna for receiving a signal transmitted
from the first measurement antenna or transmitting an electrical signal to the first measurement antenna, wherein the impedance
adjustment module comprises:

a dielectric layer;
a microstrip line disposed at one side of the dielectric layer and comprising a first body; and
a slot line disposed at the other side of the dielectric layer opposite to the microstrip line, the slot line electrically
connected to the first measurement antenna and comprising a second body, wherein the first body and the second body are substantially
parallel to each other.

US Pat. No. 9,113,224

LOW-NOISE BLOCK DOWN-CONVERTER AND SATELLITE TELEVISION SYSTEM

Wistron NeWeb Corporation...

11. A satellite television system, comprising:
a satellite antenna for receiving a vertically polarized signal and a horizontally polarized signal;
an optical-LNB (Low-Noise Block down-converter) comprising:
a first down-conversion module coupled to the satellite antenna for converting the vertically polarized signal into a first
IF (Intermediate Frequency) signal;

a second down-conversion module coupled to the satellite antenna for converting the horizontally polarized signal into a second
IF signal; and

a third down-conversion module comprising a first input terminal coupled between the satellite antenna and a first down-converter
of the first down-conversion module and a second input terminal coupled between the satellite antenna and a second down-converter
of the second down-conversion module for draining out part of the vertically polarized signal and the horizontally polarized
signal to combine and convert into a legacy electrical signal; and

a demodulator coupled to the optical-LNB for reading the legacy electrical signal to control an operation of the optical-LNB.

US Pat. No. 9,496,615

MULTIBAND ANTENNA AND MULTIBAND ANTENNA CONFIGURATION METHOD

Wistron NeWeb Corporation...

1. A multiband antenna configuration method, adapted to a multiband antenna for transmitting and receiving radio signals in
a plurality of frequency bands, the multiband antenna configuration method comprising:
determining a distance between a magnetic conductor reflector of the multiband antenna and a first radiation portion of the
multiband antenna, wherein the magnetic conductor reflector is configured to reflect the radio signals in order to increase
gain of the multiband antenna;

calculating a first reflection phase value of the magnetic conductor reflector at a first center frequency of a first frequency
band in the plurality of frequency bands and a second reflection phase value of the magnetic conductor reflector at a second
center frequency of a second frequency band in the plurality of frequency bands according to a configuration requirement corresponding
to the distance, wherein the configuration requirement is utilized to make the radio signals and reflection of the radio signals
interfere constructively in at least one position in space;

determining a length and a width of the multiband antenna;
adjusting a material and a geometric feature of the magnetic conductor reflector to change a curve representing relationship
between a plurality of reflection phases of the magnetic conductor reflector and a plurality of frequencies, and to make a
first reflection phase corresponding to the first center frequency equal to the first reflection phase value and a second
reflection phase corresponding to the second center frequency equal to the second reflection phase value; and

determining the material and the geometric feature of the magnetic conductor reflector according to the curve representing
the relationship between the plurality of reflection phases of the magnetic conductor reflector and the plurality of frequencies.

US Pat. No. 9,419,337

WIRELESS COMMUNICATION DEVICE

Wistron NeWeb Corporation...

1. A wireless communication device, comprising:
an antenna for receiving a receiving signal and including a radiator;
a tunable matching circuit coupled to the antenna for adjusting a matching of the antenna according to a control signal; and
a radio-frequency processing circuit coupled to the tunable matching circuit, for determining whether to adjust the matching
of the antenna according to a receiving band and a transmitting band corresponding to the receiving signal to generate the
control signal to the tunable matching circuit;

wherein the tunable matching circuit adjusts the matching of the antenna to optimize the matching of the antenna in the receiving
band and the transmitting band;

wherein an input impedance of the radiator is inductively centralized before the antenna is coupled to the tunable matching
circuit;

wherein the tunable matching circuit further comprises:
a second matching unit coupled between the antenna and a first matching unit; and
a third matching unit coupled between the first matching unit and the radio-frequency processing circuit;
wherein the second and third matching units are L-type matching circuits and input impedances of the second and third matching
units are fixed.

US Pat. No. 9,413,440

METHOD OF ENHANCING SYSTEM PERFORMANCE AND RELATED WIRELESS MODULE

Wistron NeWeb Corporation...

8. A wireless module, for a multi-user multiple input multiple output (MU-MIMO) system, the wireless module comprising:
at least a connection node, for forming a data stream, wherein the data stream is dedicated to serve a wireless subscriber;
a database, for using a self-training mechanism to collect a plurality of radio-frequency parameters and a MIMO information;
a transmission processing unit, coupled to the database, for dividing the transmission packet into a plurality of sub-packets
according to the MIMO information, the transmission processing unit comprising:

a determination unit, for determining numbers of the plurality of sub-packets and defining sizes of the plurality of sub-packets
according to the MIMO information when dividing the transmission packet is not completed; and

a time dividing unit, for using a time-division multiple access (TDMA) mechanism to divide the transmission packet into the
plurality of sub-packets according to the numbers of the plurality of sub-packets and the sizes of the plurality of sub-packets
and attaching a time tag on each sub-packet of the plurality of sub-packets;

an encoding unit, coupled to the transmission processing unit, for applying a space-time block code (STBC) to the plurality
of sub-packets; and

a radio-frequency module, coupled to the encoding unit, transmitting the plurality of encoded sub-packets in the data stream
at different time instants.

US Pat. No. 9,583,816

WIRELESS TRANSCEIVER

Wistron NeWeb Corporation...

1. A wireless transceiver, comprising:
at least one antenna;
a substrate; and
a mechanical part on which the at least one antenna is disposed, wherein a relative position between the at least one antenna
and the substrate is changed when an external force is applied to the mechanical part;

a housing for covering the wireless transceiver;
wherein the housing is made of flexible materials to be flexible, and when the external force is applied to the housing, the
housing is deformed to apply the external force to the mechanical part via the housing.

US Pat. No. 9,401,543

BROADBAND ANTENNA

Wistron NeWeb Corporation...

1. A broadband antenna for a wireless communication device, comprising:
a grounding unit, for providing ground;
a first radiating element;
a second radiating element, electrically connected to the grounding unit;
a signal feed-in element, for transmitting a radio signal to the first radiating element in order to emit the radio signal
via the first radiating element; and

a passive component, comprising an inductor, wherein the passive component is electrically connected between a metal part
of the first radiating element and the second radiating element to work in conjunction with the first radiating element, the
second radiating element, and the grounding unit to form a loop antenna effect;

wherein the metal part comprises a third radiating element, electrically connected to the first radiating element, wherein
a second coupling gap exists between the third radiating element and the second radiating element such that the radio signal
is fed into the third radiating element from the second radiating element by coupling;

wherein the metal part further comprises a fourth radiating element, electrically connected to the third radiating element,
wherein the fourth radiating element extends toward the same direction as the first radiating element.

US Pat. No. 9,395,435

SIGNAL GENERATING METHOD AND RADAR SYSTEM

Wistron NeWeb Corporation...

1. A signal generating method for a radar system, the radar system comprising a transmitting device, the signal generating
method comprising:
the transmitting device generating a first chirp signal and a second chirp signal having a first time delay relative to the
first chirp signal;

the transmitting device combining the first chirp signal and the second chirp signal to determine a frequency modulated signal,
wherein the first chirp signal and the second chirp signal are N-step linear stepped frequency modulated continuous waves
having a same first frequency modulation bandwidth, such that the frequency modulated signal comprises i steps of the first
chirp signal in a first duration, an interleaved combination of N?i steps of the first chirp signal and N?i steps of the second
chirp signal in a second duration, and i steps of the second chirp signal in a third duration, where i is smaller than N;
and

the transmitting device emitting the frequency modulated signal;
wherein i>1 and i=Tdelay1/Ts, where Tdelay1 represents the first time delay between the first chirp signal and second chirp signal, and Ts represents time interval of each step of the first chirp signal and second chirp signal.

US Pat. No. 9,213,874

RFID SMART GARMENT

DJB GROUP LLC, Dublin, O...

1. A system comprising, an RFID antenna array, an RFID tag reader, and a power supply, the foregoing components being adapted
to be worn or otherwise borne by a person and be operatively connected so that the power supply powers the reader and the
reader energizes the antenna array and receives RFID tag signals through the antenna array while the person passes through
an area as the person's hands and arms are unencumbered by said components, the antenna array being a twin feed unit of serpentine
conductors with multiple dipole radiators extending generally perpendicularly to the conductors, a reflective material being
spaced at least ¾ inch from the dipole radiators, the antenna array being arranged to simultaneously radiate a near zone in
front of the person from floor level to above the person's head.

US Pat. No. 9,182,479

RADAR SYSTEM AND CONTROL METHOD THEREOF

Wistron NeWeb Corporation...

1. A radar system, comprising:
a transmitting device, comprising:
a reference frequency source, for generating a reference frequency signal;
a direct-digital synthesizer, coupled to the reference frequency source, for generating a synthesized frequency signal according
to the reference frequency signal;

a phase lock loop, coupled to the direct-digital synthesizer, for converting the synthesized frequency signal to an output
signal;

a transmitting antenna, coupled to the phase lock loop, for emitting the output signal to the air; and
a loop switch module, coupled to the phase lock loop, for switching the phase lock loop between an open loop mode and a closed
loop mode; and

at least one receiving device, for receiving at least one wireless signal, and processing the at least one wireless signal
according to the output signal generated by the phase lock loop.

US Pat. No. 9,172,137

ADJUSTING MECHANISM AND RELATED ANTENNA SYSTEM

Wistron NeWeb Corporation...

1. An adjusting mechanism comprising:
a supporter for supporting an antenna module, the supporter comprising:
a base, an open hole being formed on a bottom of the base, and the base comprising a fixing portion, the open hole comprising
a first area and a second area; and

a supporting component pivotably disposed on the base in a manner of surrounding a first axial direction, so as to adjust
an elevation angle of the antenna module;

a foundation whereon the base is rotatably disposed in a manner of surrounding a third axial direction different from the
first axial direction, so as to adjust an azimuth angle of the antenna module, a conjunction portion being disposed on a surface
of the foundation, and the fixing portion being connected to the conjunction portion for preventing the base from rotating
relative to the foundation; and

a clamper fixed on the foundation, the clamper piercing through the open hole on the base and being partly accommodated between
the base and the supporting component, the clamper comprising:

a circular body for clamping a tube, a dimension of the first area corresponding to a dimension of the circular body; and
two connecting parts disposed on lateral surfaces of the circular body, the circular body being fixed on the tube via the
connecting parts, a direction of each connecting part being substantially parallel to a second axial direction perpendicular
to the first axial direction, and a dimension of the second area corresponding to dimensions of the two connecting parts.

US Pat. No. 9,590,304

BROADBAND ANTENNA

Wistron NeWeb Corporation...

1. A broadband antenna used in a wireless communication device, comprising:
a substrate;
a grounding unit, for providing ground;
a first radiating element, comprising a first segment and a second segment, substantially perpendicular to each other, wherein
the first segment is electrically connected to the grounding unit and the second segment extends toward a direction;

a second radiating element, coupled to the first radiating element;
a third radiating element, having a terminal coupled to or electrically connected to the second radiating element and another
terminal electrically connected to the grounding unit; and

a signal feed-in element, electrically connected with the third radiating element for transmitting or receiving a radio signal;
wherein the first, the second, and the third radiating elements are disposed on the substrate along the direction defined
by an order of the first segment of the first radiating element, the second radiating element and the third radiating element;

wherein the third radiating element and the second segment of the first radiating element are coupled with each other;
wherein the third radiating element is formed on a first surface of the substrate, the second radiating element is formed
on a second surface of the substrate parallel to the first surface, and the first radiating element is formed on the first
surface or the second surface of the substrate;

wherein the third radiating element further comprises a feed-in area, the signal feed-in element connects to a feed-in point
in the feed-in area, the second radiating element further comprises a feed-in coupling area, and the feed-in area of the third
radiating element substantially overlaps a projected area defined by projecting the feed-in coupling area of the second radiating
element onto the first surface of the substrate.

US Pat. No. 9,160,057

UNSYMMETRICAL DIPOLE ANTENNA

Wistron NeWeb Corporation...

1. An unsymmetrical dipole antenna for a wireless communication device, comprising:
a feed terminal;
a ground terminal;
a grounding element, comprising:
a first short side metal plane, directly coupled to the ground terminal and extending from the ground terminal toward a first
direction; and

a first long side metal plane, coupled to the first short side metal plane, and extending from a first connection point with
the first short side metal plane toward a second direction substantially perpendicular to the first direction;

a radiating element, comprising:
a second short side metal plane, directly coupled to the feed terminal, separating from the first short side metal plane by
a first distance, and extending from the feed terminal toward an opposite direction of the first direction; and

a second long side metal plane, coupled to the second short side metal plane, and extending from a second connection point
with the second short side metal plane toward the second direction; and

a feed-in wire, comprising:
a metal wire, coupled to the second short side metal plane of the radiating element via the feed terminal, for transmitting
a feed-in signal;

an insulation layer, covering the metal wire;
a metal weave, covering the insulation layer, having one terminal coupled to the first short side metal plane of the grounding
element via the ground terminal and another terminal coupled to a system ground of the wireless communication device; and

a protective layer, covering the metal weave;
wherein the grounding element and the radiating element form an unsymmetrical dipole structure;
wherein a length of the first short side metal plane and a length of the second short side metal plane are unequal, and a
length of the first long side metal plane and a length of the second long side metal plane are unequal;

wherein a total length of the first short side metal plane and the first long side metal plane and a total length of the second
short side metal plane and the second long side metal plane are unequal.

US Pat. No. 9,137,699

ANTENNA DEVICE AND CONTROL METHOD THEREOF

WISTRON NEWEB CORPORATION...

1. A method for controlling an antenna, the antenna capable of rotating in a signal area and pointing to one of a plurality
of scanning sectors of the signal area, the method comprising:
(a) measuring an environment identification data in an initial scanning sector of the scanning sectors and determining when
the environment identification data matches an operation identification data;

(b) when the environment identification data matches the operation identification data, measuring an environment evaluation
signal, wherein the environment evaluation signal corresponds to the environment identification data;

(c) comparing the environment evaluation signal with an operation evaluation signal, wherein the operation identification
data corresponds to the operation evaluation signal; and

(d) maintaining the antenna in the initial scanning sector and recording the environment evaluation signal when the environment
evaluation signal is larger than or equal to the operation evaluation signal.

US Pat. No. 9,400,328

RADAR DEVICE FOR AN AUTOMOTIVE RADAR SYSTEM

Wistron NeWeb Corporation...

1. A radar device for an automotive radar system comprising:
a base, comprising a first plane and a second plane, wherein the first plane and the second plane form an included angle;
a first antenna module, comprising a first transmitting antenna and a plurality of first receiving antennas for transmitting
a detection signal and generating a first signal receiving result, wherein the first antenna module is disposed on the first
plane of the base;

a second antenna module, comprising a second transmitting antenna and a plurality of second receiving antennas for transmitting
the detection signal and generating a second signal receiving result, wherein the second antenna module is disposed on the
second plane of the base; and

a control system, disposed on the base and coupled to the first antenna module and the second antenna module for outputting
the detection signal to the first transmitting antenna and the second transmitting antenna and processing the first signal
receiving result and the second signal receiving result, wherein the control system, the first antenna module, and the second
antenna module are fixed on the base in order to be detached from or mounted on a vehicle.

US Pat. No. 10,123,417

DUAL PRINTED CIRCUIT BOARD ASSEMBLY, PRINTED CIRCUIT BOARD AND MODULAR PRINTED CIRCUIT BOARD

Wistron NeWeb Corp., Hsi...

14. A modular printed circuit board adapted to be mounted on a surface of a printed circuit board to receive a supply voltage provided by the printed circuit board, wherein the printed circuit board comprises a plurality of first connection points, the modular printed circuit board comprising:a plurality of second connection points respectively corresponding to the first connection points of the printed circuit board, wherein the first connection points are electrically connected to a reference voltage;
a sensing unit electrically connected to the second connection points, receiving an input voltage, and outputting a detecting voltage according to a contact state between the first connection points and the second connection points;
a detecting unit electrically connected to the sensing unit, receiving the detecting voltage, and determining whether the first connection points are respectively connected to the corresponding second connection points according to the detecting voltage; and
a notifying unit electrically connected to the detecting unit, wherein the detecting unit controls the notifying unit to issue a notification when one of the first connection points is not connected to the corresponding one of the second connection points.

US Pat. No. 10,056,696

ANTENNA STRUCTURE

WISTRON NEWEB CORP., Hsi...

1. An antenna structure, comprising:a metal piece, having a slot;
a dielectric substrate, having an upper surface and a lower surface, wherein the lower surface of the dielectric substrate is adjacent to the slot of the metal piece;
a feeding radiation element, disposed on the upper surface of the dielectric substrate, and coupled to a positive electrode of a signal source, wherein the feeding radiation element has a terminal rectangular widening portion having a width in a direction perpendicular to the length of the slot and a length in a direction parallel to the length of the slot, both the width and the length of the terminal rectangular widening portion are wider than the width of the other portion of the feeding radiation element, and the terminal rectangular widening portion of the feeding radiation element has a vertical projection which only partially overlaps the slot of the metal piece;
a grounding radiation element, disposed on the upper surface of the dielectric substrate, and coupled to a negative electrode of the signal source; and
a grounding metal element, wherein the grounding radiation element is coupled through the grounding metal element to the metal piece.

US Pat. No. 9,955,597

ELECTRONIC DEVICE AND SUSPENSION MOUNT THEREOF

WISTRON NEWEB CORP., Hsi...

1. A suspension mount for suspending an electronic device and at least applicable to a first ceiling structure and a second ceiling structure, each of the first ceiling structure and the second ceiling structure having a first side, a second side and a central rib located between the first side and the second side, the suspension mount comprising:a body, comprising:
a first fastening portion, extending toward a first direction; and
a second fastening portion, extending toward a second direction, wherein the first direction is opposite to the second direction;
a first elastic unit, disposed on the body and corresponding to the first fastening portion, wherein the first elastic unit comprises a first abutting portion and a second abutting portion, the first abutting portion is located between the second abutting portion and the first fastening portion; and
a second elastic unit, disposed on the body and corresponding to the second fastening portion, wherein the second elastic unit comprises a third abutting portion and a fourth abutting portion, and the third abutting portion is located between the fourth abutting portion and the second fastening portion,
wherein when the suspension mount is applied to the first ceiling structure, the first ceiling structure is sandwiched between the first abutting portion and the first fastening portion, and the first ceiling structure is also sandwiched between the third abutting portion and the second fastening portion, and when the suspension mount is applied to the second ceiling structure, the second ceiling structure is sandwiched between the second abutting portion and the first fastening portion, and the second ceiling structure is also sandwiched between the fourth abutting portion and the second fastening portion, and
wherein when the suspension mount is applied to the second ceiling structure, the second ceiling structure is located above and abutted on the first abutting portion and the third abutting portion.

US Pat. No. 9,906,934

SMART METER AND DATA ASSIGNMENT METHOD

WISTRON NEWEB CORP., Hsi...

1. A smart meter, comprising:
a wireless-communication chip transmitting data to a base station and receiving data from the base station;
a wired-communication chip transmitting data to the base station through an Internet cable and Internet, and receiving data
from the base station through an Internet cable and Internet; and

a microprocessor coupled to the wireless-communication chip and the wired-communication chip, receiving a data transmission
request, determining whether the data requested by the data transmission request is mobile information or meter-related information,
and accordingly selecting one of the wireless-communication chip or the wired-communication chip to transmit the data requested
by the data transmission request, wherein the mobile information is received by the microprocessor from a first mobile device,
and the meter-related information is received by the microprocessor from an appliance or a power line;

wherein when signal strength between the smart meter and the base station is greater than a predetermined value and the wireless-communication
chip is not transmitting the mobile information, the microprocessor assigns the meter-related information to the wireless-communication
chip to transmit the meter-related information to the server of the power company through a licensed band and the base station,
and

wherein the microprocessor determines whether the wireless-communication chip is transmitting the mobile information when
the signal strength is greater than a predetermined value and the data requested by the data transmission request is the emergent
meter information, wherein while the wireless-communication chip is transmitting the mobile information, the microprocessor
re-assigns the mobile information to the wired-communication chip and assigns the emergent meter information to the wireless-communication
chip to transmit the emergent meter information to a server of a power company through the licensed band and the base station,
wherein while the wireless-communication chip is not transmitting the mobile information, the microprocessor assigns the emergent
meter information to the wireless-communication chip to transmit the emergent meter information to the server of the power
company through the licensed band and the base station.

US Pat. No. 9,686,739

METHOD OF ESTABLISHING SMART ARCHITECTURE CELL MESH (SACM) NETWORK

Wistron NeWeb Corporation...

1. A method of joining/rejoining a first micro-mesh for a mesh node, the method comprising:
self-evaluating a mesh capability and a gateway capability of the mesh node itself;
searching for a nearby dynamic gateway node and determining whether the nearby dynamic gateway node is found;
calculating cellular RF criteria and determining whether the cellular RF criteria are met when the nearby dynamic gateway
node is found;

joining or re-joining the first micro-mesh when the cellular RF criteria are not met;
calculating a gateway selection criteria and determining whether the cellular RF criteria are met when the nearby dynamic
gateway node is not found; and

declaring a gateway status and getting ready to establish a second micro-mesh when the cellular RF criteria are met.

US Pat. No. 10,104,609

SWITCH, SYSTEM FOR POWER MANAGEMENT AND METHOD FOR POWER MANAGEMENT

Wistron NeWeb Corp., Hsi...

1. A switch, comprising:a storage device, recording a plurality of modules;
a plurality of ports, coupled to a plurality of access points, wherein the plurality of access points serve a plurality of clients;
a power control device, providing a power to the plurality of access points through the plurality of ports, respectively; and
a processor, coupled to the storage device, the plurality of ports and the power control device, executing the plurality of modules in the storage device to perform the following steps:
determining whether a first system time of the switch is in a preset time interval;
when the first system time is in the preset time interval, switching the switch to a first mode and sending a first switch signal to the plurality of access points;
collecting a coverage over the plurality of clients sent back by each of the plurality of access points in response to the first switch signal, wherein the coverage is a record which indicates the clients being covered by which of the access points with current transmitting ranges;
searching for at least one first access point sufficient for serving the plurality of clients among the plurality of access points based on the coverage of each of the plurality of access points, wherein the processor is configured to:
search for a specific client covered by minimum access points based on the coverage of each of the plurality of access points;
search for a specific access point covering maximum clients among the plurality of access points covering the specific client, wherein the specific access point is one of the at least one first access point;
mark the specific access point and a subset among the plurality of clients covered by the specific access point; and
determine whether the plurality of clients have been marked completely;
if no, exclude the specific access point and the subset among the plurality of access points and the plurality of clients, respectively, and search again for the specific client covered by minimum access points based on the coverage of each of the plurality of access points;
if yes, then the processor is configured to:
allocate the plurality of clients to the marked plurality of access points to generate an allocation result, and notify the allocation result to the plurality of access points; and
disable the unmarked plurality of access points after the preset time, wherein the unmarked plurality of access points are the at least one second access point; and
disabling at least one second access point among the plurality of access points other than the at least one first access point after a preset time.

US Pat. No. 10,085,546

HANDS-FREE ELECTRONIC DEVICE

WISTRON NEWEB CORP., Hsi...

1. A hands-free electronic device, comprising:a housing, having a first side and a second side opposite to the first side;
a first elastic element, comprising:
a first section, covering the first side;
a second section, wherein the second section is curved, the second section is connected to the first section, and the second section comprises a first concave surface; and
a third section, wherein an end of the third section is connected to the second section, and the other end of the third section is a free end, wherein the first section, the second section and the third section compose a curved structure, the curved structure surrounds the housing and defines a holding space with the housing, and the first concave surface faces the holding space; and
a second elastic element, disposed in the holding space, wherein a first end of the second elastic element is affixed to the second side of the housing, a second end of the second elastic element is connected to the first elastic element, and the second elastic element comprises a second concave surface facing the holding space.

US Pat. No. 9,905,906

SATELLITE ANTENNA

Wistron Neweb Corp., Hsi...

1. A satellite antenna, comprising:
a first member, with a first opening formed on the first member;
a second member, with a second opening formed on the second member; and
a connecting unit, fixing the first member to the second member, including:
a connection post, comprising a first end and a second end;
an abutting element, pivoted on the first end of the connection post; and
a rotatable stopper, pivoted on the second end of the connection post, wherein in a fixing state, the connection post passes
through the first opening and the second opening, the abutting element pulls the rotatable stopper to tightly abut a first
surface of the first member, and the first member is fixed to the second member,

wherein the rotatable stopper pivots between a first orientation and a second orientation, wherein when the rotatable stopper
is in the first orientation, the rotatable stopper is adapted to pass through the first opening and the second opening, and
when the rotatable stopper is in the second orientation, the rotatable stopper abuts the first surface of the first member.

US Pat. No. 9,640,864

RADIO-FREQUENCY TRANSCEIVER DEVICE CAPABLE OF REDUCING SPECIFIC ABSORPTION RATE

Wistron NeWeb Corporation...

1. A radio-frequency (RF) transceiver device, capable of reducing a specific absorption rate (SAR), comprising:
an antenna, comprising:
a grounding element, extending along a first direction on a first plane; and
a radiating element, comprising:
a first branch, extending along the first direction, electrically connected to the grounding element;
a second branch, extending along the first direction;
a third branch, electrically connected to and perpendicular to the first branch and the second branch; and
a fourth branch, extending along the first direction, electrically connected to the third branch; and
a SAR suppression unit, for reducing the SAR of the antenna;
wherein the SAR suppression unit extends along the first direction and along an edge of the radiating element adjacent to
the SAR suppression unit;

wherein the SAR suppression unit is separated from the edge of the radiating element by a gap;
wherein the antenna operates in a plurality of bands, and a length of the SAR suppression unit is equal to a quarter of wavelength
corresponding to a lowest band within the plurality of bands;

wherein the SAR suppression unit is not electrically connected to the radiating element and the grounding element;
wherein the radiating element is positioned between the grounding element and the SAR suppression unit.

US Pat. No. 9,784,831

PRE-WARNING METHOD AND VEHICLE RADAR SYSTEM

Wistron NeWeb Corporation...

1. A pre-warning method, utilized in a vehicle radar system, wherein the vehicle radar system comprises a frequency-modulation
continuous wave (FMCW) module, a data transceiver module and an antenna module, and the FMCW module and the data transceiver
module share the antenna module, the pre-warning method comprising:
the FMCW module utilizing the antenna module to transmit and recive signals, to detect dynamic information of a target corresponding
to the vehicle radar system, and obtaining a first detection result; and

broadcasting the first detection result via the data transceiver module and the antenna module;
wherein the target locates on a first direction corresponding to the vehicle radar system, and the step of broadcasting the
first detection result via the data transceiver module and the antenna module is broadcasting the first detection result via
the data transceiver module and the antenna module toward a second direction.

US Pat. No. 9,778,355

SIGNAL PROCESSING METHOD AND DEVICE FOR FREQUENCY-MODULATED CONTINUOUS WAVEFORM RADAR SYSTEM

Wistron NeWeb Corporation...

1. A signal processing method for a frequency-modulated continuous waveform (FMCW) radar system, comprising:
receiving a plurality of feedback signals from a plurality of targets, and performing analog to digital conversion on the
plurality of feedback signals, to obtain a digital receiving signal corresponding to the plurality of feedback signals;

performing a window function transformation on the digital receiving signal, to obtain a window transformation signal corresponding
to the digital receiving signal;

performing time-domain to frequency-domain conversion on the window transformation signal, to obtain a spectrum signal of
the window transformation signal;

performing two beat frequency detections on the spectrum signal; and
determining distances and speeds of the plurality of targets in comparison to the FMCW radar system according to results of
the two beat frequency detections.

US Pat. No. 9,692,119

RADIO-FREQUENCY DEVICE AND WIRELESS COMMUNICATION DEVICE FOR ENHANCING ANTENNA ISOLATION

Wistron NeWeb Corporation...

1. A radio-frequency device for a wireless communication device, comprising:
an antenna disposition area;
a grounding unit, for providing ground;
a first antenna, disposed in the antenna disposition area for transmitting or receiving a first radio signal, the first antenna
comprising:

a feed-in plate, having a feed-in part;
a first radiating element, coupled to the feed-in plate and electrically connected to the grounding unit for emitting the
first radio signal;

a first signal feed-in element, electrically connected to the feed-in part for transmitting the first radio signal to the
first radiating element via the feed-in plate such that the first radio signal is emitted via the first radiating element;
and

a metal branch, having two ends, wherein one of the ends is electrically connected to the grounding unit, and the other end
is a free end; and

a second antenna, disposed in the antenna disposition area for transmitting or receiving a second radio signal;
wherein the grounding unit between the first antenna and the second antenna is shared by the first antenna and the second
antenna, the feed-in plate is disposed in-between the metal branch and the first radiating element, and the metal branch is
used for guiding a reflected signal generated from the second antenna to the metal branch so as to enhance isolations of the
first antenna and the second antenna.

US Pat. No. 9,905,920

SMART ELECTRIC METER

WISTRON NEWEB CORP., Hsi...

1. A smart electric meter, comprising:
a body of the smart electric meter;
an antenna holder, disposed on the body, wherein the antenna holder is annular;
an antenna structure, disposed on the antenna holder, wherein the antenna structure is moveable along a circumferential direction
of the antenna holder; and

a supporting member, connected to the antenna structure, wherein the supporting member is moveably disposed on the antenna
holder, and the supporting member moves the antenna structure along the circumferential direction of the antenna holder,

wherein the supporting member comprises a positioning post, a positioning hole is formed on the antenna structure, and the
positioning post passes through the positioning hole to connect the supporting member to the antenna structure.

US Pat. No. 9,742,068

MICROSTRIP ANTENNA TRANSCEIVER

Wistron NeWeb Corporation...

1. A microstrip antenna transceiver with switchable polarizations, used in a satellite signal reception device, comprising:
a base board, comprising a first surface and a second surface;
a ground metal plate, disposed on the first surface of the base board;
an antenna module, disposed on the ground metal plate, comprising a radiating metal patch, a vertically polarized feeding
hole and a horizontally polarized feeding hole;

a first switch, disposed on the second surface of the base board;
a second switch, disposed on the second surface of the base board;
a first microstrip wire, electrically connected between the vertically polarized feeding hole of the antenna module and the
first switch; and

a second microstrip wire, electrically connected between the horizontally polarized feeding hole of the antenna module and
the second switch;

wherein the radiating metal patch of the antenna module has a six-sided shape, and two opposite corners of a quadrilateral
is trimmed to form the six-sided shape;

wherein the vertically polarized feeding hole and the horizontally polarized feeding hole are symmetrical with respect to
a diagonal line connecting the two opposite corners;

wherein the first switch and the second switch do not electrically connect to the ground metal plate.

US Pat. No. 9,898,550

METHODS FOR CONTROLLING ANTENNAS AND APPARATUSES USING THE SAME

WISTRON NEWEB CORP., Hsi...

6. A method for controlling antennas performed by a virtual tunneling processor of a wireless access point, the method comprising
the following steps:
receiving a packet to be transmitted to a connecting device;
providing a database, wherein the database stores a plurality of most recently obtained first signal quality indices associated
with the connecting device and a plurality of second signal quality indices of a plurality of the best antenna patterns associated
with the connecting device;

selecting one of the plurality of the best antenna pattern by comparing the first signal quality indices with the second signal
quality indices; and

adjusting a control logic circuit of a steering antenna for the selected antenna pattern to transmit the packet to the connecting
device,

wherein the second signal quality indices comprise a plurality of IFSs, or a plurality of SINRs, or a combination thereof.

US Pat. No. 9,786,998

SMART ANTENNA MODULE AND OMNI-DIRECTIONAL ANTENNA THEREOF

Wistron NeWeb Corporation...

1. A smart antenna module, comprising:
an omni-directional antenna; and
at least one reflecting unit, for adjusting a radiation pattern of the smart antenna module, wherein each of the at least
one reflecting unit comprises:

a reflector; and
a switch coupled between the reflector and a ground of the omni-directional antenna for electrically connecting the reflector
with the ground or separating the reflector from the ground according to a control signal to adjust the radiation pattern
of the smart antenna module;

wherein the omni-directional antenna comprises:
a feed point electrically connected to a wireless signal;
a radiator electrically connected to the feed point for resonating the wireless signal, wherein the radiator comprises:
a first arm electrically connected to the feed point and extending along a first direction from the feed point; and
a second arm electrically connected to the first arm and extending along a second direction;
wherein the omni-directional antenna is a T-shaped monopole antenna or a bended-monopole antenna, and the first direction
is perpendicular to the second direction.

US Pat. No. 9,773,224

SHELF-MONITORING SYSTEM

DJB GROUP LLC, Dublin, O...

1. A shelf system for storing removable items, affording electronic data entry of shelved items, and maintaining real-time
shelf inventory,
the system including a shelf, at least one array of unique RFID tags distributed over the shelf and an optically readable
bar code associated with and adjacent the tag array;

an antenna and reader for interrogating the tags of the tag array;
a container associated with a removable item, the shelf and container blocking radio wave communication between the antenna
and a tag associated with the removable item container while the removable item container is located on the shelf and allowing
radio wave communication when moved relative to the shelf to electronically indicate the removable item's removal from the
shelf;

an electronic controller in communication with the reader including a memory arranged to record the tag array bar code and
an identity of tags associated with the tag array bar code and to record the identity of the tags that are responding to interrogation
as a result of a displaced removable item container;

an optical bar code reader configured to read the tag array bar code and a UPC bar code on removable items located at the
tag array and to communicate data the optical bar code reader reads to the electronic controller whereby, through contemporaneous
optical reading of the tag array bar code and a UPC bar code on a removable item and communication of this data to the electronic
controller, the electronic controller is enabled to electronically record a correlation of removable items and a tag array
and whereby changes in the location of the removable item container associated with the tag array representing removal of
a removable item are electronically recorded in the memory of the electronic controller.

US Pat. No. 9,673,505

ANTENNA ROTATION MECHANISM

Wistron NeWeb Corporation...

1. An antenna rotation mechanism, comprising:
a bearing holder;
a bearing, disposed on an elastic fixing socket of the bearing holder;
a first pressing member, disposed on a first plane of the bearing;
a second pressing member, disposed on a second plane of the bearing;
a plurality of first elastic arms, connected to the first pressing member, each of the first elastic arms being connected
to the first pressing member, wherein when the plurality of first elastic arms abut against an outer surface of the elastic
fixing socket, the each of the first elastic arms provides a first radial thrust force to the bearing, such that the bearing
moves towards an axle center; and

a plurality of second elastic arms, connected to the second pressing member, each of the second elastic arms being connected
to the second pressing member, wherein when the second pressing member abuts against the outer surface of the elastic fixing
socket, the each of the second elastic arms provides a second radial thrust force to the bearing, such that the bearing moves
towards the axle center.

US Pat. No. 10,069,199

ANTENNA AND RADIO FREQUENCY SIGNAL TRANSCEIVING DEVICE

Wistron NeWeb Corp., Hsi...

1. An antenna, comprising:a substrate;
an antenna structure, disposed on the substrate, comprising:
a grounding plane, comprising a grounding point;
a first radiation part, having a first bend, a second bend and an opening end, wherein the first radiation part extends from the grounding point and the opening end thereof is spaced from the grounding plane by a first distance;
a second radiation part, extending from a first section between the first bend of the first radiation part and the grounding point to a second section between the second bend of the first radiation part and the opening end;
a metal coupling part, locating in an area surrounded by the grounding plane, the second bend and the opening end of the first radiation part, and the second radiation part, wherein the second radiation part is disposed between the first section and the metal coupling part, and the metal coupling part is disposed between the second radiation part and the second section; and
a third radiation part, disposed between the second radiation part and the grounding plane, and extends from the metal coupling part to the first section; and
a feeding point, coupled to where the third radiation part and the metal coupling part are connected,
wherein the antenna is configured to transceive a plurality of radio frequency signals respectively in a plurality of frequency bands.

US Pat. No. 9,826,350

INDOOR POSITIONING METHOD AND SYSTEM THEREOF PREVENTING SIGNAL TRANSMISSION COLLISIONS

WISTRON NEWEB CORPORATION...

1. An indoor positioning method for preventing signal transmission collisions, adapted to an indoor positioning system, wherein
the indoor positioning system comprises a wireless base station, a first mobile terminal and a second mobile terminal, the
wireless base station, the first mobile terminal and the second mobile terminal respectively have a microprocessor, a memory
and a time counter, and each memory being configured to store a reset index, the indoor positioning method comprising:
enabling the time counters at the same time by the microprocessors of the wireless base station, the first mobile terminal
and the second mobile terminal when one of the wireless base station, the first mobile terminal and the second mobile terminal
receives a trigger signal, and synchronously generating a plurality of sequential time slots, wherein each time slot is determined
according to the reset index;

storing a first identity number in the memory of the first mobile terminal and storing a second identity number in the memory
of the second mobile terminal;

transmitting a first positioning signal from the first mobile terminal to the wireless base station when the time counter
of the first mobile terminal counts to a first preset time point;

transmitting a second positioning signal from the second mobile terminal to the wireless base station when the time counter
of the second mobile terminal counts to a second preset time point, and positioning the first mobile terminal and the second
mobile terminal by the wireless base station according to the first positioning signal and the second positioning signal,
respectively;

wherein the first preset time point and the second preset time point are determined by the first identity number and the second
identity number, respectively, and the first preset time point and the second preset time point are within a range from the
half of each time slot to the end of each time slot.

US Pat. No. 10,349,566

SHIELDING STRUCTURE

WISTRON NEWEB CORP., Hsi...

1. A shielding structure, for being disposed on a circuit board, comprising:a main beam, affixed to the circuit board, wherein the main beam comprises a main beam body and a main beam connection unit formed on the main beam body, and the two ends of the main beam body are free ends;
a branch beam, comprising a branch beam body and a branch beam connection unit formed on the branch beam body, the branch beam connection unit is connected to the main beam connection unit, and a part of the main beam connection unit is located between the branch beam connection unit and the circuit board, and the two ends of the branch beam body are free ends; and
a shielding cover, comprising a cover portion and a surrounding wall bent from the cover portion, wherein the shielding cover covers the main beam and the branch beam, and is connected to the circuit board via the surrounding wall.

US Pat. No. 9,960,499

ANTENNA DEVICE

WISTRON NEWEB CORP., Hsi...

1. An antenna device, comprising:a first dipole antenna, wherein polarization direction of the first dipole antenna is a first direction; and
a second dipole antenna, wherein polarization direction of the second dipole antenna is the first direction, and each of the first dipole antenna and the second dipole antenna comprises two antenna structures, each of the antenna structures comprises a first radiator and a second radiator, a notch is arranged between the first radiator and the second radiator of each of the antenna structures, the notches of the first dipole antenna are toward a second direction, and the notches of the second dipole antenna are toward a third direction that is different from the second direction,
wherein the first dipole antenna and the second dipole antenna are disposed on the same plane;
wherein the first radiator is arranged for implementing signals of a first frequency and the second radiator is arranged for implementing signals of a second frequency;
wherein the second frequency is different from the first frequency.

US Pat. No. 10,154,428

ANTENNA CONTROL METHOD AND NON-TRANSITORY COMPUTER-READABLE MEDIUM THEREOF

WISTRON NEWEB CORP., Hsi...

1. An antenna control method for controlling an antenna device to switch among a plurality of beams, comprising steps of:(a) communicating by using the beams one after another, and performing a scanning process on each of the beams, so as to retrieve a communication quality parameter;
(b) comparing all of the communication quality parameters with each other, and selecting one of the beams having the best communication quality parameter as a main communication beam;
(c) performing a saturation determination process on the main communication beam; and
(d) switching to another beam adjacent to the main communication beam as a substitute communication beam responsive to determining that the main communication beam causes saturation of a power amplifier.

US Pat. No. 10,087,527

METHOD OF FABRICATING SUBSTRATE STRUCTURE AND SUBSTRATE STRUCTURE FABRICATED BY THE SAME METHOD

Wistron NeWeb Corp., Hsi...

13. A substrate structure comprising:a base having a recess therein;
a first metal layer fitted in the recess of the base;
a first protective layer disposed on the first metal layer, wherein the first protective layer is in direct contact with the first metal layer;
a second protective layer comprising a thiol compound, wherein the second protective layer is disposed on the first protective layer and is laser sensitive, thereby the second protective layer being capable of being etched by applying laser thereto, and the second protective layer has a pattern which comprises an opening exposing the first protective layer; and
a second metal layer disposed within the opening of the second protective layer and disposed on the first protective layer, wherein the second protective layer covers a top surface and at least two opposite side surfaces of the first protective layer without covering a top surface of the second metal layer, and the second protective layer physically contacts a top surface of the base, thereby encircling the first metal layer and the first protective layer with the second metal layer and the base.

US Pat. No. 9,972,898

ANTENNA STRUCTURE AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING ANTENNA

WISTRON NEWEB CORP., Hsi...

1. A method for manufacturing an antenna, comprising the steps of:providing a ferrite sheet;
forming at least one via hole through the ferrite sheet, wherein the via hole is connected between a first surface and a second surface of the ferrite sheet;
forming a nonconductive ink layer on the first surface and the second surface and in the via hole of the ferrite sheet;
applying a displacement process to the nonconductive ink layer so as to form a first metal layer on the nonconductive ink layer; and
applying a thickening process to the first metal layer so as to form a second metal layer on the first metal layer, wherein the first metal layer and the second metal layer extend from the first surface through the via hole to the second surface of the ferrite sheet,
wherein the nonconductive ink layer comprises base metal powder, and
wherein the displacement process includes placing the ferrite sheet and the nonconductive ink layer into aqueous solution which includes precious metal ions.

US Pat. No. 9,997,839

METAL PATTERN ON ELECTROMAGNETIC ABSORBER STRUCTURE

Wistron NeWeb Corp., Hsi...

1. An electromagnetic absorber structure having a metal pattern, the electromagnetic absorber structure comprising:an electromagnetic absorber layer disposed in the electromagnetic absorber structure;
at least an insulative layer covering the surface of the electromagnetic absorber layer, wherein the electromagnetic absorber structure has at least a predetermined region, and the surface of the electromagnetic absorber layer overlapping with the predetermined region is not covered by the insulative layer; and
the metal pattern located within the predetermined region and on the surface of the electromagnetic absorber layer of the electromagnetic absorber structure.

US Pat. No. 9,774,081

SWITCHABLE ANTENNA

Wistron NeWeb Corporation...

1. A switchable antenna, configured to transmit and receive radio-frequency signals, comprising:
a substrate, comprising an upper surface and a lower surface;
a first radiating portion, formed on the upper surface of the substrate, and comprising a first center, a first bend section
and a second bend section respectively extending from the first center;

a second radiating portion, formed on the lower surface of the substrate, and comprising a second center, a third bend section
and a fourth bend section respectively extending from the second center, wherein the third bend section and the fourth bend
section are disposed corresponding to the first bend section and the second bend section, respectively;

a first antenna element, disposed on the upper surface and corresponding to the first bend section;
a first switch element, electrically connected to the first antenna element, and configured to switch the first antenna element
between a reflector and a parasitic radiating element;

a second antenna element, disposed on the upper surface and corresponding to the second bend section; and
a second switch element, electrically connected to the second antenna element, and configured to switch the second antenna
element between a reflector and a parasitic radiating element.

US Pat. No. 10,186,785

ANTENNA SYSTEM

WISTRON NEWEB CORP., Hsi...

1. An antenna system, comprising:a signal source, coupled to a feeding point;
a plurality of antenna elements, wherein the antenna elements cover a same operation frequency band, each of the antenna elements is coupled through one of a plurality of switch elements and one of a plurality of transmission lines to the feeding point, and the switch elements are selectively closed or opened individually; and
a plurality of reflectors, wherein each of the reflectors is configured to reflect the electromagnetic wave from one of the antenna elements;
wherein the spacing between each of the reflectors and a corresponding one of the antenna elements is from ? to ? wavelength of the operation frequency band;
wherein the antenna elements are spaced at equal intervals around a circumference of a first circle;
wherein the reflectors are spaced at equal intervals around a circumference of a second circle, and a diameter of the second circle is shorter than a diameter of the first circle.

US Pat. No. 10,161,565

SUSPENSION MOUNT

WISTRON NEWEB CORP., Hsi...

1. A suspension mount, capable of selectively hanging an electronic device onto at least first ceiling structure, second ceiling structure or third ceiling structure, each of the first ceiling structure, the second ceiling structure and the third ceiling structure being longitudinal and having a central rib, the width of the first ceiling structure being different from the width of the second ceiling structure, the first ceiling structure and the second ceiling structure being lower than the ceiling tiles thereby being capable of having the ceiling tiles to be placed thereon, the third ceiling structure received in a recess between the ceiling tiles, and the suspension mount comprising:a first member, comprising a first restriction unit and a second restriction unit;
a pivot shaft; and
a second member, wherein the second member pivots relative to the first member about the pivot shaft, the second member comprises a third restriction unit and a fourth restriction unit, the first restriction unit and the second restriction unit extend in a direction perpendicular to the first member, the third restriction unit and the fourth restriction unit extend in a direction perpendicular to the second member, the first restriction unit corresponds to the third restriction unit, the second restriction unit corresponds to the fourth restriction unit, the first restriction unit is rotationally symmetrical to the second restriction unit, and the third restriction unit is rotationally symmetrical to the fourth restriction unit, wherein when the suspension mount is connected to the first ceiling structure, the first restriction unit and the fourth restriction unit abut a side of the first ceiling structure, and the second restriction unit and the third restriction unit abut the other side of the first ceiling structure.

US Pat. No. 10,142,903

INTER-DOMAIN HANDOVER METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR USER EQUIPMENT AND RELAY GATEWAY DEVICE

WISTRON NEWEB CORPORATION...

1. An inter-domain handover system for mobile devices, comprising a first relay gateway device and a second relay gateway device directly or indirectly connected to the first relay gateway device, the first relay gateway device including a first processor and a first storage, the second relay gateway device including a second processor and a second storage, wherein a packet transmission is performed between a first mobile device and a second mobile device through the first relay gateway device, and the second mobile device switches from the first relay gateway device to the second relay gateway device; the inter-domain handover system performs an inter-domain handover method for mobile devices, the inter-domain handover method including:the second processor determines that the second mobile device has joined the domain of the second relay gateway device;
the second processor broadcasts a complex information of the second mobile device, wherein the complex information includes an identification code and a current IP address, and
the first processor updates a first list of the first storage according to the complex information of the second mobile device,
wherein after the step in which the first processor updates a first list of the first storage according to the complex information of the second mobile device, the identification code, the current IP address and a former IP address of the second mobile device in the first list correspond to each other, and
wherein when the first mobile device transmits a first package to the second mobile device in which the destination address of the first package is the former IP address, the first processor modifies the destination address of the first packet from the former IP address into the current IP address according to the former IP address and the current IP address in the first list of the first storage, and then transmits the first packet to the second mobile device via the first relay gateway device and the second relay gateway device.

US Pat. No. 10,109,923

COMPLEX ANTENNA

Wistron NeWeb Corporation...

1. A complex antenna, configured to transmit or receive radio-frequency signals, comprising:a first antenna unit; and
a second antenna unit;
wherein the first antenna unit is fixed to the second antenna unit with a first included angle, and the complex antenna does not have a closed annular structure;
wherein the first included angle is related to a gain value and a beam coverage rate of the complex antenna operated in a combined-beam mode.

US Pat. No. 9,176,177

ANTENNA CONTROL METHOD AND ANTENNA DEVICE USING THE SAME

WISTRON NEWEB CORP, Hsin...

1. An antenna control method for use with an antenna, wherein the antenna is rotatable in a signal region, the method comprising:
(A1) defining a plurality of rough scanning sectors in the signal region;

(A2) rotating the antenna to each of the rough scanning sectors to measure a first evaluation signal;

(A3) selecting one of the plurality of rough scanning sectors in accordance with the first evaluation signals measured by the
antenna in each rough scanning sector;

(A4) defining a plurality of fine scanning sectors;

(A5) rotating the antenna to each of the plurality of fine scanning sectors corresponding to the selected rough scanning sector
to measure a second evaluation signal;

(A6) selecting one of the plurality of fine scanning sectors in accordance with the second evaluation signals measured by the
antenna in each fine scanning sector corresponding to the selected rough scanning sector; and

(A7) rotating the antenna to the selected fine scanning sector.

US Pat. No. 10,383,254

ELECTRONIC DEVICE

WISTRON NEWEB CORP., Hsi...

1. An electronic device, comprising:a heat source;
a heat-conductive member, comprising a recess thermally connected to the heat source, wherein the heat-conductive member has a first side and a second side opposite to the first side, and the second side is thermally connected to the heat source; and
a heat-dissipating sheet, attached to the heat-conductive member, wherein the heat-dissipating sheet completely covers the recess and comprises a contact portion, a bent portion and a wing portion, the contact portion contacts the first side and covers the recess, the bent portion is connected between the contact portion and the wing portion, and a gap is formed between at least a portion of the wing portion and the first side;
a housing, wherein the heat source, the heat-conductive member and the heat-dissipating sheet are disposed in the housing, and a second gap is formed between at least a portion of the wing portion and the housing.

US Pat. No. 10,283,847

ANTENNA DEVICE AND MOBILE DEVICE

WISTRON NEWEB CORP., Hsi...

1. An antenna device, comprising:a metal mechanism element having a slot, wherein the slot has a first end and a second end;
a ground plane coupled to the metal mechanism element;
a feeding element having a feeding point coupled to a signal source, wherein the feeding element is extended across the slot;
a grounding extension element coupled to the ground plane, wherein a vertical projection of the grounding extension element at least partially overlaps the slot; and
a dielectric substrate, wherein the grounding element, the feeding element and the grounding extension element are disposed on the dielectric substrate;
wherein the feeding element, the grounding extension element and the slot of the metal mechanism element are configured to an antenna structure, wherein the antenna structure is capable of operating in a low frequency band and a high frequency band, a distance between the feeding point and the first end of the slot is substantially less than or equal to 0.1 wavelength of the central frequency of the low frequency band, and wherein a length of the slot is substantially equal to 0.375 wavelength of the central frequency of the low frequency band.

US Pat. No. 10,164,325

COMMUNICATION DEVICE

WISTRON NEWEB CORP., Hsi...

1. A communication device, comprising:an antenna system, comprising:
a first dual-polarized antenna;
a first reflector, disposed adjacent to the first dual-polarized antenna;
a second dual-polarized antenna;
a second reflector, disposed adjacent to the second dual-polarized antenna;
a first PIFA (Planar Inverted F Antenna), at least partially formed by the first reflector; and
a second PIFA, at least partially formed by the first reflector and the second reflector;
a third PIFA, at least partially formed by the second reflector;
a first metal loop, disposed adjacent to the first PIFA, wherein the first metal loop is floating and completely separated from the first PIFA;
a second metal loop, disposed adjacent to the second PIFA, wherein the second metal loop is floating and completely separated from the second PIFA; and
a third metal loop, disposed adjacent to the third PIFA, wherein the third metal loop is floating and completely separated from the third PIFA.

US Pat. No. 9,972,899

PLANAR DUAL POLARIZATION ANTENNA AND COMPLEX ANTENNA

Wistron NeWeb Corporation...

1. A planar dual polarization antenna for receiving and transmitting radio signals, comprising:a metal grounding plate having a width along a first direction and a length along a second direction; and
an upper patch plate, wherein a shape of the upper patch plate has a first symmetry axis along the first direction and a second symmetry axis along the second direction, the first symmetry axis divides the upper patch plate into a first section and a third section, and the second symmetry axis divides the upper patch plate into a second section and a fourth section;
wherein a symmetry center of the shape is aligned to a center point of the metal grounding plate, a first geometry center of the first section and the symmetry center are separated by a first distance, and a second geometry center of the second section and the symmetry center are separated by a second distance unequal to the first distance.

US Pat. No. 10,218,415

ANTENNA SYSTEM AND WIRELESS ACCESS POINT

WISTRON NEWEB CORP., Hsi...

1. An antenna system, comprising:a first transmission line;
a second transmission line;
a third transmission line;
a fourth transmission line;
a first dipole antenna, coupled through the first transmission line to a feeding point;
a second dipole antenna, coupled through the second transmission line to the feeding point;
a third dipole antenna, coupled through the third transmission line to the feeding point;
a fourth dipole antenna, coupled through the fourth transmission line to the feeding point;
a fifth dipole antenna, coupled to the first transmission line, and positioned between the first dipole antenna and the feeding point;
a sixth dipole antenna, coupled to the second transmission line, and positioned between the second dipole antenna and the feeding point;
a seventh dipole antenna, coupled to the third transmission line, and positioned between the third dipole antenna and the feeding point; and
an eighth dipole antenna, coupled to the fourth transmission line, and positioned between the fourth dipole antenna and the feeding point;
wherein each of the first dipole antenna, the second dipole antenna, the third dipole antenna, and the fourth dipole antenna comprises a positive radiation branch and a negative radiation branch, and wherein an angle between the positive radiation branch and the negative radiation branch is less than 100 degrees.

US Pat. No. 10,218,085

ANTENNA SYSTEM

WISTRON NEWEB CORP., Hsi...

1. An antenna system, comprising:a ground element;
a switch element, selectively closed or opened according to a control signal;
a first antenna, having a first feeding terminal, wherein the first feeding terminal of the first antenna is coupled to a first signal source; and
a second antenna, having a second feeding terminal and a grounding terminal, wherein the second feeding terminal of the second antenna is coupled through the switch element to a second signal source, and the grounding terminal of the second antenna is coupled to the ground element;
wherein the first antenna comprises a first radiation branch, a second radiation branch, and a third radiation branch, the first radiation branch is coupled to the first signal source and the ground element, and the third radiation branch is coupled through the second radiation branch to the first radiation branch.

US Pat. No. 10,164,343

COMMUNICATION DEVICE

WISTRON NEWEB CORP., Hsi...

1. A communication device, comprising:an antenna system, comprising:
a first dual-polarized antenna;
a first reflector, configured to reflect radiation energy from the first dual-polarized antenna;
a first PIFA (Planar Inverted F Antenna), separated from the first reflector; and
a first fork structure, positioned between the first reflector and the first PIFA, and coupled to the first reflector or the first PIFA.

US Pat. No. 10,297,907

MOBILE DEVICE

WISTRON NEWEB CORP., Hsi...

1. A mobile device, comprising:a metal back cover, having a slot;
a ground metal element, coupled to the metal back cover;
a feeding radiation element, having a feeding point, wherein the feeding radiation element comprises:
a first feeding branch, wherein an end of the first feeding branch is coupled to the feeding point, the first feeding branch has a first polygon, the first polygon has a long axis and a short axis, and the long axis of the first polygon extends in a first direction;
a second feeding branch, wherein an end of the second feeding branch is coupled to the feeding point, the second feeding branch has a second polygon, the second polygon has a long axis and a short axis, the long axis of the second polygon extends in a second direction, and the second direction is opposite to the first direction; and
a third feeding branch, wherein an end of the third feeding branch is coupled to the feeding point, the third feeding branch has a third polygon, the third polygon has a long axis and a short axis, and the long axis of the third polygon extends in the first direction; and
a dielectric substrate, disposed adjacent to the metal back cover, wherein the ground metal element and the feeding radiation element are disposed on the dielectric substrate;
wherein the feeding radiation element has a vertical projection at least partially overlapping the slot;
wherein an antenna structure is formed by the feeding radiation element and the slot of the metal back cover.

US Pat. No. 10,270,176

COMMUNICATION DEVICE

WISTRON NEWEB CORP., Hsi...

1. A communication device, comprising:an antenna system, comprising a first dual-polarized antenna and a first reflector, wherein the first reflector is configured to reflect radiation energy from the first dual-polarized antenna;
a metal base; and
a metal elevating pillar, coupled between the antenna system and the metal base, and configured to support the antenna system;
wherein a distance between the first reflector and the first dual-polarized antenna is slightly longer than 0.25 wavelength of an operation frequency band,
wherein a bottom surface of the antenna system has a circumscribed circle with a first radius, the metal base has a circular shape with a second radius, and a height of the metal elevating pillar is linearly related to a ratio of the second radius to the first radius;
wherein the height of the metal elevating pillar is calculated according to the following equation:

wherein H represents the height of the metal elevating pillar, ?0 represents a free-space wavelength of an operation frequency band of the antenna system, RA represents the first radius, and RB represents the second radius.

US Pat. No. 10,249,958

DISH ANTENNA AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING BRACKET THEREOF

WISTRON NEWEB CORP., Hsi...

1. A dish antenna, comprising:a dish;
a bracket, connected to the dish;
a supporter, connected to the bracket, wherein the cross section of the supporter is in a U-shape and has a first side wall, a second side wall opposite to the first side wall, and a top wall connecting the first side wall and the second side wall, wherein at least one strengthening groove is defined where the top wall joins at least one of the first side wall or the second side wall and extends along a longitudinal direction of the supporter; and
a receiver, connected to the supporter and corresponding to the dish,
wherein the bracket comprises a base, a first wing plate, a second wing plate and a plurality of fastening portions, an aspect of the base faces the dish, the bracket is affixed to the dish through the fastening portions, the first wing plate is disposed on a first side of the base, the second wing plate is disposed on a second side of the base, the first side is opposite to the second side, and the first wing plate, the second wing plate and the fastening portions are connected with the base.

US Pat. No. 10,218,055

ANTENNA

WISTRON NEWEB CORP., Hsi...

1. An antenna, adapted to be formed on a metal housing of an electronic device, comprising:a first slot, formed on the metal housing, capable of transmitting a low-band signal;
a second slot, formed on the metal housing, capable of transmitting a high-band signal, wherein the first slot and the second slot are aligned along an axis;
a substrate, disposed on the metal housing;
a feed conductor, disposed on the substrate and corresponding to the first slot, wherein the feed conductor is capable of feeding signal via coupling, the feed conductor is longitudinal, the feed conductor comprises a first section and a second section, the first section is extended in a first direction parallel to the axis, the first slot is extended in the first direction toward the second slot, the second section extends in a second direction, the second direction is opposite to the first direction, and the second slot extends in the second direction toward the first slot; and
a signal source, electrically connected to the feed conductor,
wherein the first section and the second section of the feed conductor are in the first slot on a projection plane.

US Pat. No. 10,164,339

COMMUNICATION DEVICE

WISTRON NEWEB CORP., Hsi...

1. A communication device, comprising:an antenna system, comprising:
a first dual-polarized antenna, comprising a first diamond-shaped dipole antenna element and a second diamond-shaped dipole antenna element, wherein the second diamond-shaped dipole antenna element has two truncated tips;
a first reflector, disposed adjacent to the first dual-polarized antenna, and configured to reflect radiation energy from the first dual-polarized antenna; and
a first PIFA (Planar Inverted F Antenna), at least partially formed by the first reflector, wherein the first PIFA comprises a radiation element, a grounding element, and a feeding element, wherein a slot is formed between the radiation element and the grounding element, and wherein the slot has a varying width so as to increase operation bandwidth of the first PIFA.

US Pat. No. 10,297,916

ANTENNA STRUCTURE

WISTRON NEWEB CORP., Hsi...

1. An antenna structure, comprising:a dielectric substrate, having an upper surface and a lower surface;
a first radiation element, having a first end and a second end, and disposed on the upper surface of the dielectric substrate, wherein a positive feeding point is positioned at the first end of the first radiation element;
a second radiation element, having a first end and a second end, and disposed on the upper surface of the dielectric substrate, wherein the second end of the second radiation element faces the second end of the first radiation element;
a third radiation element, having a first end and a second end, and disposed on the lower surface of the dielectric substrate, wherein the first end of the third radiation element is coupled to the first end of the first radiation element, and the second end of the third radiation element is coupled to the first end of the second radiation element;
a fourth radiation element, having a first end and a second end, and disposed on the upper surface of the dielectric substrate, wherein a negative feeding point is positioned at the first end of the fourth radiation element;
a fifth radiation element, having a first end and a second end, and disposed on the upper surface of the dielectric substrate, wherein the second end of the fifth radiation element faces the second end of the fourth radiation element;
a sixth radiation element, having a first end and a second end, and disposed on the lower surface of the dielectric substrate, wherein the first end of the sixth radiation element is coupled to the first end of the fourth radiation element, and the second end of the sixth radiation element is coupled to the first end of the fifth radiation element;
a first via element, formed in the dielectric substrate, and coupled between the first end of the first radiation element and the first end of the third radiation element;
a second via element, formed in the dielectric substrate, and coupled between the first end of the second radiation element and the second end of the third radiation element;
a third via element, formed in the dielectric substrate, and coupled between the first end of the fourth radiation element and the first end of the sixth radiation element; and
a fourth via element, formed in the dielectric substrate, and coupled between the first end of the fifth radiation element and the second end of the sixth radiation element.

US Pat. No. 10,270,166

RADAR AND METHOD FOR SWITCHING TO ENABLE ARRAY ANTENNA

Wistron NeWeb Corp., Hsi...

1. A radar, comprising:a transceiver;
a MIMO array antenna coupled with the transceiver, and comprising a plurality of first transmitting sub-arrays and a plurality of receiving sub-arrays;
a phased array antenna coupled with the transceiver, and comprising a plurality of second transmitting sub-arrays and the plurality of receiving sub-arrays, wherein the first transmitting sub-arrays and the second transmitting sub-arrays comprises a plurality of first patch antennas aligned in a straight line respectively, and the receiving sub-arrays comprises a plurality of second patch antennas aligned in a straight line respectively, wherein the first transmitting sub-arrays and the second transmitting sub-arrays are disposed on a first side of the transceiver, and the receiving sub-arrays are disposed on a second side of the transceiver, wherein the first side is opposite to the second side; and
a controller coupled with the transceiver and configured to enable the first transmitting sub-arrays so as to form the MIMO array antenna or to enable the second transmitting sub-arrays so as to form the phased array antenna.

US Pat. No. 10,249,945

ELECTRONIC DEVICE HAVING ANTENNA STRUCTURE

Wistron NeWeb Corp., Hsi...

1. An electronic device, having a front side and a rear side opposite to each other and comprising:a display surface positioned at the front side;
a back cover disposed at the rear side; and
an antenna structure, comprising:
a first radiation portion disposed at the front side;
a second radiation portion disposed between the first radiation portion and the back cover and connected to the first radiation portion;
a ground portion disposed between the first radiation portion and the back cover, wherein the second radiation portion is grounded to the back cover through the ground portion; and
at least one connecting portion connected between the first radiation portion and the second radiation portion,
wherein the first radiation portion, the at least one connecting portion and the second radiation portion form an inverted-F antenna,
wherein the first radiation portion and the back cover are exterior parts of the electronic device,
wherein the first radiation portion, the second radiation portion and the back cover are sequentially arranged at intervals.

US Pat. No. 10,162,052

PRE-WARNING METHOD AND VEHICLE RADAR SYSTEM

Wistron NeWeb Corporation...

1. A pre-warning method, utilized in a vehicle radar system comprising a first millimeter-wave detection module, a second millimeter-wave detection module and a plurality of radiating units, wherein the plurality of radiating units form a plurality of antenna strings, radiating units of each antenna string are connected in a sequence, and the plurality of antenna strings are classified into a first group and a second group, the pre-warning method comprising:the first millimeter-wave detection module and antenna strings of the first group within the plurality of antenna strings radiating in a horizontal polarization to detect dynamic information of a plurality of first targets in an azimuth dimension within an area corresponding to the vehicle radar system, to obtain a first detection result, wherein the azimuth dimension has a first direction, and when the first millimeter-wave detection module transmits or receives RF signals to detect the dynamic information of the plurality of first targets via the antenna strings of the first group, a first electric field generated by the antenna strings of the first group extends toward the first direction;
the second millimeter-wave detection module and antenna strings of the second group within the plurality of antenna strings radiating in a vertical polarization to detect dynamic information of a plurality of second targets in an elevation dimension within the area corresponding to the vehicle radar system, to obtain a second detection result, wherein the azimuth dimension is orthogonal to the elevation dimension, the elevation dimension has a second direction, and when the second millimeter-wave detection module transmits or receives RF signals to detect the dynamic information of the plurality of second targets via the antenna strings of the second group, a second electric field generated by the antenna strings of the second group extends toward the second direction;
determining whether there are identical targets within the plurality of first targets and the plurality of second targets according to the first detection result and the second detection result;
after determining that the plurality of first targets and the plurality of second targets comprise at least an identical target, determining a 3-dimensional (3-D) dynamic information of the at least an identical target; and
determining whether to trigger an alarm signal according to the 3-D dynamic information of the at least an identical target;
wherein at least an antenna string of the plurality of antenna strings belongs to both the first group and the second group.

US Pat. No. 9,954,271

RADIO-FREQUENCY DEVICE AND WIRELESS COMMUNICATION DEVICE FOR ENHANCING ANTENNA ISOLATION

Wistron NeWeb Corporation...

1. A radio-frequency device for a wireless communication device, comprising:an antenna disposition area;
a grounding element, for providing ground;
a first antenna, disposed in the antenna disposition area for transmitting or receiving a first radio signal, wherein the first antenna comprises:
a metal coupling piece;
a first radiating element, electrically connected to the ground and extended directly from the grounding element for emitting the first radio signal;
a first signal feed-in element, electrically connected to the metal coupling piece for coupling the first radio signal to the first radiating element via the metal coupling piece such that the first radio signal is emitted via the first radiating element; and
a first parasitic element, electrically connected to the grounding element;
a second antenna, disposed in the antenna disposition area for transmitting or receiving a second radio signal;
a third antenna, disposed in the antenna disposition area for transmitting or receiving a third radio signal; and
a second parasitic element, disposed in the antenna disposition area and electrically connected to the grounding element for guiding a first reflected signal generated from the first radio signal to the second parasitic element so as to enhance isolations of the first antenna, the second antenna and the third antenna;
wherein the grounding element is disposed between the first antenna and the second parasitic element, the first antenna and the second antenna, and the first antenna and the third antenna, the grounding element is shared by the first antenna, the second antenna and the third antenna, each of the first radiating element, the first parasitic element, and the second parasitic element is formed as an extended portion of the grounding element, the metal coupling piece is disposed between the first parasitic element and the first radiating element, and the first parasitic element is used for guiding a second reflected signal generated from the second radio signal and a third reflected signal generated from the third radio signal to the first parasitic element so as to enhance isolations of the first antenna, the second antenna and the third antenna.

US Pat. No. 10,135,135

ARRAY ANTENNA AND ANTENNA SYSTEM

Wistron NeWeb Corporation...

1. An array antenna, forming a main beam, wherein the main beam is toward a beam direction, the array antenna comprising:a plurality of radiating elements disposed on a first plane, comprising a plurality of central line segments, wherein the plurality of radiating elements is arranged along a straight line, and the straight line is connecting through the plurality of central line segments; and
a plurality of meanders, connecting the plurality of radiating elements on the first plane, such that the plurality of radiating elements and the plurality of meanders form a series along the straight line on the first plane;
wherein the array antenna is disposed on the first plane, a nonzero deviating angle is between the beam direction and a normal direction of the first plane, and the normal direction is perpendicular to the first plane.

US Pat. No. 10,096,911

DUAL-BAND ANTENNA AND ANTENNA SYSTEM

Wistron NeWeb Corporation...

1. A dual-band antenna, comprising:a first radiating element parallel to a first plane, operating at a first frequency band, wherein the first radiating element comprises a first radiating part having a first edge and a second radiating part having a second edge, and-the first radiating part and the second radiating part are connected through a central portion to form a symmetric structure, wherein the central portion comprises a planar surface parallel to the first plane;
a second radiating element parallel to a second plane, operating at a second frequency band, adjacent to the first edge, the second edge and a first side of the central portion; and
a grounding element, parallel to the first plane; and
a shorting element, connected between the grounding element and a second side of the central portion, wherein the second side is opposite to the first side;
wherein the first plane is perpendicular to the second plane.

US Pat. No. 10,096,908

ANTENNA DEVICE

Wistron NeWeb Corporation...

1. An antenna device, comprising:a dual-band crossed-dipole antenna, comprising four radiators each extending from an axis toward a plane and comprising a first radiating element and a second radiating element for respectively transmitting or receiving radio signals of a first band and a second band, wherein a plane where each radiator is located is perpendicular to a plane where a neighboring radiator is located; and
a reflecting board, disposed on a side of the dual-band crossed-dipole antenna;
wherein a first projection result generated by projecting the reflecting board along the central axis on a reference plane is substantially a square, and a second projection result generated by projecting the dual-band crossed-dipole antenna along the central axis on the reference plane is substantially corresponding to two diagonals of the square, wherein the reference plane is perpendicular to the central axis;
wherein a center frequency of the first band is higher than a center frequency of the second band, a diagonal length of the square of the first projection result is greater than 0.6 times of a signal wavelength corresponding to the first band and smaller than 0.35 times of a signal wavelength corresponding to the second band, a nearest distance between the reflecting board and any first radiating element of the four radiators is between 0.15 to 0.25 times of the signal wavelength corresponding to the first band, and the dual-band crossed-dipole antenna is substantially directional in the first band and omnidirectional in the second band.

US Pat. No. 9,905,929

MICROSTRIP ANTENNA TRANSCEIVER

Wistron NeWeb Corporation...

1. A microstrip antenna transceiver with switchable polarizations, comprising:
a substrate comprising a first surface and a second surface;
a first switch element disposed on the first surface of the substrate;
a second switch element disposed on the first surface of the substrate; and
an antenna module disposed on the second surface of the substrate, the antenna module comprising:
a radiation patch comprising a first pattern slot, wherein a size and a displacement of the first pattern slot are related
to a reflection phase of the first switch element and a reflection phase of the second switch element to generate a right-handed
polarized signal or a left-handed polarized signal, and wherein the first pattern slot is formed within the radiation patch
and the first pattern slot is a closed pattern slot;

a vertical polarization feed-in point; and
a horizontal polarization feed-in point, wherein the vertical polarization feed-in point and the horizontal polarization feed-in
point are symmetric with respect to a symmetrical axis of the radiation patch;

wherein the radiation patch further comprises a second pattern slot, and the first pattern slot and the second pattern slot
are symmetric with respect to the symmetrical axis of the radiation patch, wherein the second pattern slot is formed within
the radiation patch and the second pattern slot is a closed pattern slot.

US Pat. No. 9,869,765

ALARM SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR VEHICLE

Wistron NeWeb Corporation...

1. An alarm system, for a vehicle, comprising:
a sensor, disposed on an installation plane of the vehicle, configured to emit a plurality of frequency-modulated continuous
waveform (FMCW) signals toward a reverse plane of the installation plane and receiving reflected signals of the plurality
of FMCW signals, to detect information of a plurality of targets within a specified range corresponding to the vehicle;

an alarm, being controlled to generate an alarm signal; and
a control module, coupled to the sensor and the alarm, comprising a memory and a processor, the memory storing a program code
instructing the processor to perform following steps:

receiving the information of the plurality of targets detected by the sensor;
determining a vehicle information of the vehicle in relation to an external environment according to the information of the
plurality of targets;

selecting a plurality of first targets from the plurality of targets according to the information of the plurality of targets,
and obtaining a plurality of driving plane vector information corresponding to the plurality of first targets from the information
of the plurality of targets, wherein positions of the plurality of first targets are within a first range; and

determining movement statuses of the plurality of targets in relation to the vehicle according to the vehicle information
and the information of the plurality of targets, and accordingly controlling the alarm.

US Pat. No. 10,462,943

ELECTRONIC DEVICE AND SHIELD THEREOF

WISTRON NEWEB CORP., Hsi...

1. A shield adapted to be fastened on a circuit board, comprising:a frame, comprising:
a plurality of frame side walls, wherein each frame side wall comprises at least one frame side wall wedge formed thereon; and
a frame top structure, wherein the frame side walls are connected to the frame top structure, and the frame top structure comprises at least one cantilever beam; and
a cover, comprising:
a plurality of cover side walls, wherein each cover side wall comprises at least one cover side wall opening, the frame side wall wedge is adapted to be wedged into the cover side wall opening to restrict the movement of the cover in a first direction, and the first direction is perpendicular to the circuit board; and
a cover top structure, wherein the cover side walls are connected to the cover top structure, the cover top structure comprises at least one cover top opening, the cantilever beam is partially wedged into and abuts the cover top opening, the cantilever beam applies a force to the cover in the first direction, and the cantilever beam simultaneously restricts the movement of the cover in a second direction and a third direction, wherein the second direction is perpendicular to the third direction, and the second direction and the third direction are parallel to the circuit board.

US Pat. No. 9,903,949

RADIO-FREQUENCY SYSTEM

Wistron NeWeb Corporation...

1. A radio-frequency (RF) system, comprising:
a substrate, comprising a first plane and a second plane;
a plurality of radiating units, formed on the first plane of the substrate, and forming a plurality of antenna strings, wherein
radiating units of each antenna string are connected in a sequence, and the plurality of antenna strings are classified into
a first group and a second group;

a plurality of conductive lines, formed on the second plane of the substrate, for transmitting RF signals;
a plurality of connecting units, disposed in the substrate, for coupling the plurality of conductive lines and antenna strings
of the second group within the plurality of antenna strings;

a first RF processing module, coupled to antenna strings of the first group within the plurality of antenna strings, for transmitting
or receiving RF signals via the antenna strings of the first group; and

a second RF processing module, coupled to the plurality of conductive lines, for coupling to the antenna strings of the second
group through the plurality of conductive lines and the plurality of connecting units, so as to transmit or receive RF signals
via the antenna strings of the second group;

wherein when the first RF processing module transmits RF signals via the antenna strings of the first group, a first electric
field generated by the antenna strings of the first group extends toward a first direction, and when the second RF processing
module transmits RF signals via the antenna strings of the second group, a second electric field generated by the antenna
strings of the second group extends toward a second direction different from the first direction;

wherein at least an antenna string of the plurality of antenna strings belong to both the first group and the second group.

US Pat. No. 10,256,552

RADIO-FREQUENCY TRANSCEIVER SYSTEM

Wistron NeWeb Corporation...

1. A radio-frequency transceiver system, configured to support multiple-input multiple-output communication technology, comprising:a first complex antenna, comprising a plurality of first antenna units; and
a second complex antenna, comprising a plurality of second antenna units;
wherein the plurality of first antenna units and the plurality of second antenna units are regularly and alternately arranged to form an annular structure, and the first complex antenna and the second complex antenna are switched between a single-beam mode and a combined-beam mode respectively to transmit or receive radio-frequency signals;
wherein in the combined-beam mode, field patterns of the plurality of first antenna units adjacent to each other in the first complex antenna or field patterns of the plurality of second antenna units adjacent to each other in the second complex antenna are synthesized into a composite field pattern;
wherein one of the first complex antenna and the second complex antenna operates in the single-beam mode, and one another of the first complex antenna and the second complex antenna operates in the combined-beam mode, to compensate for an attenuation of a gain value of each individual single-beam field pattern of adjacent antenna units near an intersection of the first complex antenna and the second complex antenna;
wherein each of the plurality of first antenna units or each of the plurality of second antenna units comprises:
a reflective unit, comprising:
a central reflective element; and
a plurality of peripheral reflective elements, enclosing the central reflective element to form a frustum structure; and
at least one antenna element, each of the at least one antenna element comprising:
at least one radiation unit, disposed above the central reflective element; and
a reflective plate, disposed above the at least one radiation unit, wherein a geometrical shape of the reflective plate has symmetry.

US Pat. No. 10,109,928

ANTENNA SYSTEM AND WIRELESS DEVICE

Wistron NeWeb Corporation...

1. An antenna system, disposed on a substrate, the antenna system comprising:a first antenna array coupled to a first radio card, the first antenna array comprising a plurality of horizontal antennas operating at a first frequency band; and
a second antenna array coupled to a second radio card, the second antenna array comprising a plurality of dual-band antennas operating at the first frequency band and a second frequency band, wherein each dual-band antenna comprises a vertical radiating element operating at the first frequency band and a horizontal radiating element operating at the second frequency band;
wherein the first antenna array and the second antenna array are arranged on the substrate such that a first antenna pattern formed by the first antenna array and a second antenna pattern formed by the second antenna array are mutually orthogonal.

US Pat. No. 10,008,776

WIDEBAND ANTENNA

Wistron NeWeb Corporation...

1. A wideband antenna, comprising:a grounding terminal, disposed on a first plane;
a first radiator, disposed on the first plane;
a feeding terminal, formed on the first radiator, wherein the feeding terminal is to transmit and receive radio-frequency (RF) signals via the first radiator;
a second radiator, disposed on the first plane, electrically connected to the grounding terminal, and comprising a part parallel to a side of the first radiator, wherein a minimum gap between the second radiator and the first radiator allows the second radiator and the first radiator to generate a coupling effect therebetween to deliver RF signals, wherein a surface of the second radiator and a surface of the first radiator are located on the first plane;
a third radiator, disposed on a second plane, wherein the second plane is parallel to the first plane, the projection result of the third radiator on the first plane overlaps with the second radiator, and a first shape formed by the second radiator and the grounding terminal is the same as a second shape of the third radiator; and
at least one via, located between the second radiator and the third radiator, wherein the at least one via is electrically connected between the second radiator and the third radiator;
wherein the first radiator comprises a first metal segment and a second metal segment, and the second metal segment is electrically connected between the first metal segment and the feeding terminal;
wherein the second metal segment extends toward a direction which is parallel to the part of the second radiator and the side of the first radiator;
wherein the part of the second radiator is parallel to the first metal segment, and is parallel to the side of the first radiator.

US Pat. No. 9,997,832

COLLINEAR DIPOLE ANTENNA AND COMMUNICATION DEVICE THEREOF

Wistron NeWeb Corporation...

1. A collinear dipole antenna, comprising:a substrate;
a feed terminal;
a first radiator, formed on the substrate and electrically connected to the feed terminal, wherein the first radiator comprises:
a first arm with a positive current phase, electrically connected to the feed terminal and extending from the feed terminal along a first direction; and
at least one second arm, electrically connected to the first arm and extending from the first arm along the first direction, wherein the at least one second arm comprises a first branch with a negative current phase and electrically connected to the first arm, and a second branch with the positive current phase and electrically connected to the first branch; and
a second radiator, formed on the substrate and electrically connected to a ground, wherein the second radiator comprises:
a third arm with the positive current phase, electrically connected to the ground and extending from the ground along an opposite of the first direction; and
at least one fourth arm, electrically connected to the third arm and extending from the third arm along the opposite of the first direction, wherein the at least one fourth arm comprises a third branch with the negative current phase and electrically connected to the third arm, and a fourth branch with the positive current phase and electrically connected to the third branch;
wherein the first and third branches have a meandering shape, widths of the first arm and the third arm gradually increase from where the first arm and the third arm are connected to the feed terminal and the ground until a maximum width is reached, and the widths of the first arm and the third arm gradually decrease after the maximum width is reached;
wherein widths of the second and fourth branches gradually increase from where the second and fourth branches are connected to the first branch and the third branch until the maximum width is reached, and the widths of the second and fourth branches gradually decrease after the maximum width is reached.

US Pat. No. 9,941,580

ANTENNA AND COMPLEX ANTENNA

Wistron NeWeb Corporation...

1. An antenna for receiving and transmitting radio signals, comprising:a reflective unit, comprising:
a central reflective element; and
a plurality of peripheral reflective elements, enclosing the central reflective element to form a frustum structure; and
at least one radiation unit, disposed above the central reflective element;
wherein the reflective unit is electrically isolated from the at least one radiation unit;
wherein the frustum structure has symmetry, and each of the plurality of peripheral reflective elements comprises:
a conductor base plate;
at least one conductor patch;
at least one via, wherein the at least one conductor patch is connected to the conductor base plate with the at least one via respectively to form a mushroom-type structure providing magnetic conductor reflection effects; and
a spacer layer, surrounding the at least one via.

US Pat. No. 10,128,563

WIRELESS COMMUNICATION DEVICE

WISTRON NEWEB CORPORATION...

1. A wireless communication device, comprising:a base having a first bearing surface and a second bearing surface disposed opposite to the first bearing surface;
a first antenna module disposed on the first bearing surface;
a second antenna module disposed on the second bearing surface;
a first housing disposed on the base to entirely cover the first antenna module;
a second housing disposed on the base to entirely cover the second antenna module, wherein the first housing and the second housing are separated from each other; and
a circuit board disposed on the base, wherein the first antenna module and the second antenna module are electrically connected to the circuit board;
wherein the base further comprises an exposed surface located between the first housing and the second housing and exposed to the outside of the first housing and the second housing; and
wherein the exposed surface is exposed to air in an open environment, and the first housing and the second housing are exposed to the air in the open environment.

US Pat. No. 10,439,269

MOBILE DEVICE AND ANTENNA STRUCTURE

WISTRON NEWEB CORP., Hsi...

1. A mobile device, comprising:a supporting element, having a first surface and a second surface;
a ground element; and
an antenna structure, disposed on the first surface of the supporting element, wherein the antenna structure comprises:
a first feeding radiation element, coupled to a signal feeding point;
a second feeding radiation element, coupled to the signal feeding point;
a first parasitic radiation element, coupled to the ground element, wherein a first coupling gap is formed between the first parasitic radiation element and the first feeding radiation element;
a second parasitic radiation element, coupled to the ground element, wherein a second coupling gap is formed between the second parasitic radiation element and the first feeding radiation element; and
a third parasitic radiation element, coupled to the ground element, wherein a third coupling gap is formed between the third parasitic radiation element and the second feeding radiation element;
wherein the first feeding radiation element substantially has a straight-line shape with a length substantially equal to 0.5 wavelength of a low-frequency band, and the second feeding radiation element substantially has a straight-line shape with a length substantially equal to 0.25 wavelength of a high-frequency band.

US Pat. No. 10,403,977

WIRELESS COMMUNICATION DEVICE

Wistron NeWeb Corp., Hsi...

1. A wireless communication device comprising:a first antenna;
a second antenna;
a first switching circuit electrically connected to the first antenna and the second antenna; and
a first tunable matching circuit electrically connected to the first switching circuit,
wherein in a first operation mode, the first antenna of the wireless communication device performs signal transmission or reception, an impedance value corresponding to the first tunable matching circuit is adjusted to a first impedance value, and the second antenna is conducted to the first tunable matching circuit through the first switching circuit, and
wherein in a second operation mode, the second antenna of the wireless communication device performs signal transmission or reception, the impedance value corresponding to the first tunable matching circuit is adjusted to a second impedance value, and the first antenna is conducted to the first tunable matching circuit through the first switching circuit.

US Pat. No. 10,218,115

ADAPTER AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE HAVING THE ADAPTER

WISTRON NEWEB CORPORATION...

1. An adapter for connecting to a connector in a first direction, comprising:a power pin configured to transmit a power signal to the connector;
a plurality of signal pins arranged in a loop, each configured to allow a feedback signal provided by the connector to be transmitted through; and
a detection circuit coupled to the power pin and the plurality of signal pins,
including a memory circuit storing a look-up table having a plurality of voltage levels corresponding to different types of interfaces, and configured to
identify a first interface of the connector according to the voltage level of the feedback signal and the plurality of voltage levels of the look-up table; and
define a pin order of the adapter clockwise or counter clockwise from one of the signal pins that receives the feedback signal.