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. 9,640,868

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. 9,596,613

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. 9,859,604

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. 9,246,217

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. 9,717,033

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. 9,379,451

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. 9,231,308

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. 9,209,512

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. 9,525,208

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. 9,590,313

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. 9,214,729

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. 9,112,265

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. 9,426,691

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. 9,214,723

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. 9,506,960

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. 9,268,009

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. 9,240,820

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. 9,223,342

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. 9,261,584

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. 9,059,500

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. 9,577,331

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. 9,570,816

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. 9,490,522

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. 9,490,538

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. 9,099,985

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. 9,337,524

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. 9,318,795

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. 9,496,605

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. 9,088,077

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. 9,071,311

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. 9,059,509

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. 9,496,615

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. 9,413,410

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. 9,413,440

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. 9,212,674

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. 9,071,300

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. 9,584,091

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. 9,401,756

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. 9,419,337

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. 9,590,304

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. 9,401,543

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. 9,157,933

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. 9,160,057

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. 9,113,224

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. 9,262,923

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. 9,583,816

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. 9,213,874

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. 9,395,435

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. 9,137,699

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. 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. 9,640,864

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. 9,686,739

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. 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. 9,692,119

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. 9,786,998

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. 9,778,355

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. 9,742,068

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. 9,673,505

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. 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. 9,826,350

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. 10,142,903

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. 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. 10,109,923

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. 9,972,899

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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 10,481,250

RADAR ANTENNA SYSTEM

Wistron NeWeb Corporation...

1. A method, applied in a radar antenna system comprising a plurality of transmitting sub-arrays and a plurality of receiving sub-arrays, the method comprising:determining whether an angle of an object in relation to the radar antenna system is greater a specific value and control the plurality of transmitting sub-arrays and the plurality of receiving sub-arrays, such that the radar antenna system selectively operates in one of an amplitude-comparison mono-pulse mode and a phase-comparison mono-pulse mode;
when the angle is greater than the specific value, controlling the plurality of transmitting sub-arrays and the plurality of receiving sub-arrays such that the radar antenna system operates in the phase-comparison mono-pulse mode;
when the angle is smaller than the specific value, controlling the plurality of transmitting sub-arrays and the plurality of receiving sub-arrays such that the radar antenna system operates in the amplitude-comparison mono-pulse mode.

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. 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. 9,903,949

RADIO-FREQUENCY SYSTEM

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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. 10,128,563

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. 10,096,908

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. 10,008,776

WIDEBAND ANTENNA

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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. 10,510,235

TIME-REVERSAL INDOOR DETECTION SYSTEM AND METHOD

WISTRON NEWEB CORPORATION...

1. A time-reversal indoor detection system, comprising:an anchor node device, including:
a first wireless communication circuit supporting a first communication protocol; and
a second wireless communication circuit supporting a second communication protocol;
an access point (AP) device, comprising:
a processor;
a memory connected to the processor, configured to store a preset channel state information (CSI), wherein the preset CSI includes a first CSI and a normal CSI; and
a third wireless communication circuit supporting the first communication protocol and connected to the processor, communicating with the first wireless communication circuit through the first communication protocol within an indoor space; and
a first electronic device, including a fourth wireless communication circuit supporting the second communication protocol, and communicating with the second communication circuit through the second communication protocol,
wherein the first wireless communication circuit is configured to send a probe signal,
wherein the third wireless communication circuit is configured to receive the probe signal,
wherein the processor is configured to obtain a current CSI from the probe signal, and to compare the current CSI to the preset CSI, and
wherein when the first CSI is matched to the current CSI, the second wireless communication circuit is configured to activate at least one function of the first electronic device through the second communication protocol,
wherein the processor is configured to calculate a first time-reversal resonating strength (TRRS) value between the current CSI and the first CSI, and a second TRRS value between the current CSI and the normal CSI, and
wherein the first CSI is determined to be matched to the current CSI if the first TRRS value is larger than the second TRRS value and a threshold.

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. 10,772,154

METHOD FOR GENERATING PROMPT MESSAGE FOR NETWORK CONNECTION CONVERSION, AND NETWORK SYSTEM THEREOF

WISTRON NEWEB CORPORATION...

1. A method for generating a prompt message for network connection conversion, adapted to a LAN including a plurality of APs, and the method operated in a root AP among the plurality of APs, the method comprising:receiving a connection conversion command from a user device, wherein the connection conversion command designates a target AP among the plurality of APs, and the root AP instructing the target AP to issue a lock signal to at least one AP within a subnet for maintaining a connection between the at least one AP and the target AP and disconnect an original connection between the target AP and an originally-connected AP;
obtaining at least one wireless signal strength between the target AP and at least one AP among the plurality of APs for determining at least one connectable AP for the target AP;
obtaining at least one connection rate from the target AP through the at least one connectable AP to the root AP; and
generating a prompt message for connection conversion according to the at least one connection rate;
when the target AP re-connects with any AP of the LAN, the target AP issues a unlock signal to the at least one AP of the subnet, so as to release a lock relationship between the target AP and the at least one AP of the subnet.

US Pat. No. 10,658,753

ANTENNA STRUCTURE

WISTRON NEWEB CORPORATION...

1. An antenna structure, comprising:a substrate;
a first radiation element disposed on the substrate, including a first radiation portion, a second radiation portion, and a feeding portion connected between the first radiation portion and the second radiation portion;
a second radiation element disposed on the substrate, including a third radiation portion and a coupling portion connected with the third radiation portion, wherein the second radiation element and the first radiation element are separate from each other, the third radiation portion of the second radiation element and the first radiation portion of the first radiation element are separate from each other, and a gap is formed between the third radiation portion and the first radiation portion;
a coupling element disposed on the substrate, the coupling element being separated from the coupling portion and coupling to the coupling portion;
a grounding element coupled with the coupling element, wherein the grounding element and the second radiation element are separate from each other; and
a feeding element coupled between the feeding portion and the grounding element;
wherein the first radiation portion extends toward a first direction and the second radiation portion extends toward a second direction.

US Pat. No. 10,594,517

CHANNEL ESTIMATION SYSTEM AND METHOD THEREOF

WISTRON NEWEB CORPORATION...

1. A channel estimation system, comprising:a first transceiver, including a first baseband circuitry and a plurality of first antennas, configured to transmit a downlink omnidirectional signal with one of the plurality of first antennas;
a second transceiver, including:
a plurality of second antennas, configured to receive the downlink omnidirectional signal;
a RF chain circuit coupled to the plurality of first antennas;
a second baseband circuitry, coupled to the RF chain circuit, wherein the first baseband circuitry and the second baseband circuitry are configured to estimate channels by performing the following steps:
obtaining first received signals by processing the downlink omnidirectional signal from the plurality of second antennas,
generating a plurality of receiving array responses corresponding to receiving angles in a determined range of angle, respectively;
estimating an angle of arrival (AoA) by executing an AoA estimating algorithm, wherein the AoA estimating algorithm comprising:
obtaining dot products of the plurality of receiving array responses and the first received signals, respectively; and
selecting one of the receiving angles corresponding to a maximum value among the obtained dot products as the AoA;
using a parameter-separated model to obtain channel complex gains from the first received signals;
providing long-term statistic information associated to the channel complex gains according to structural parameters of the second transceiver;
establishing a Bayesian Linear Estimator to estimate the channel complex gain;
configuring the second transceiver to transmit an uplink omnidirectional signal with one of the plurality of second antennas;
configuring the first transceiver to receive the uplink omnidirectional signal;
obtaining second received signals by processing the downlink omnidirectional signal from the plurality of second antennas,
generating a plurality of transmitting array responses corresponding to transmitting angles in the determined range of angle, respectively;
estimating an angle of departure (AoD) by executing an AoD estimating algorithm, wherein the AoD estimating algorithm comprising:
obtaining dot products of the plurality of transmitting array responses and the second received signals, respectively; and
selecting one of the transmitting angles corresponding to a maximum value among the obtained dot products as the AoD; and
obtaining a channel matrix according to the estimated AoA, the channel complex gain, and the estimated AoD.

US Pat. No. 10,431,885

ANTENNA SYSTEM AND ANTENNA STRUCTURE THEREOF

WISTRON NEWEB CORPORATION...

1. An antenna structure, comprising:a substrate;
a radiation element disposed on the substrate, the radiation element including a first radiation portion for providing a first operating band, a second radiation portion for providing a second operating band and a coupling portion connected between the first radiation portion and the second radiation portion;
a coupling element disposed on the substrate, the coupling element and the coupling portion being separated from each other and coupling to each other;
a grounding element separated from the coupling portion of the radiation element;
a feeding element coupled between the coupling element and the grounding element for feeding a signal; and
a conducting element coupled between the coupling element and the grounding element for transmitting the signal to the grounding element,
wherein the coupling element and the coupling portion are not physically connected with each other.

US Pat. No. 10,249,957

WIRELESS COMMUNICATION DEVICE

Wistron NeWeb Corporation...

1. A wireless communication device, comprising:a metal cover that is capable of a first radiator formed with a slot; and
an antenna disposed in the metal cover for resonating a radio-frequency signal via the slot, comprising:
a feed terminal for feeding the radio-frequency signal;
a second radiator configured to feed the radio-frequency signal to the first radiator via inducing a coupling effect between the second radiator and the slot, and comprising a first arm electrically connected to the feed terminal and extended from the feed terminal along a first direction, and a second arm electrically connected to the first arm and extended from the first arm along a second direction, wherein the second arm is partially overlapped with a first edge of the slot and a length of the second arm is smaller than a length of the slot along the second direction; and
a ground, wherein the feed terminal is coupled between the ground and the second radiator;
wherein the first direction is perpendicular to the second direction;
wherein the antenna further comprises a third arm electrically connected to the first and second arms and extended from wherein the first and second arms are connected along the second direction;
wherein the third arm is aligned with the second arm along the second direction, the second radiator has a T-shape, and the second arm and the third arm are only overlapped with the first edge of the slot.

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.

US Pat. No. 10,135,119

SMART ANTENNA AND WIRELESS DEVICE HAVING THE SAME

WISTRON NEWEB CORPORATION...

1. A smart antenna, comprising:a dipole antenna having a first radiation portion and a second radiation portion, the first radiation portion being used for feeding an radio frequency signal and a direct current voltage signal at the same time;
a first reflector unit having a first section and a second section, the first reflector unit disposed on a first side of the dipole antenna;
a first diode electrically connected between the first section and the second section, the direct current voltage signal controlling a conduction status of the first diode;
a first RF choke unit electrically connected between the first radiating portion and the first section;
a second RF choke unit electrically connected between the second radiating portion and the second section; and
a coaxial cable having a feed end and a ground end, the feed end being electrically connected to the first radiation portion and the ground end being electrically connected to the second radiation portion, wherein the coaxial cable feeds the radio frequency signal and the direct current voltage signal to the first radiation portion of the dipole antenna at the same time;
wherein the direct current voltage signal is for controlling the conduction status of the first diode; and
wherein when the first diode is turned on by the direct current voltage signal, the first section and the second section of the first reflector unit are conducted to each other, and a radiation pattern of the smart antenna radiates toward a first direction.

US Pat. No. 10,581,174

WIRELESS COMMUNICATION DEVICE AND ANTENNA THEREOF

WISTRON NEWEB CORPORATION...

1. An antenna, comprising:a first antenna structure, having a first positioning portion and a radiator having a free end;
a signal reflection structure, having a second positioning portion, wherein the signal reflection structure is configured to be assembled with the first antenna structure, and the first positioning portion corresponds with the second positioning portion;
an assembling unit for assembling the first antenna structure and the signal reflection structure and having two end portions, wherein the assembling unit comprises:
an inner edge, configured to abut against the first antenna structure and the signal reflection structure;
a first clamping part, configured to clamp the first antenna structure and the signal reflection structure for limiting the first antenna structure and the signal reflection structure to move along a first axial direction;
a fastening part, configured to fasten the first positioning portion and the second positioning portion for limiting the first antenna structure and the signal reflection structure to move along a second axial direction, wherein the fastening part and the inner edge are to limit the movement of the first antenna structure and the signal reflection structure along a third axial direction, wherein the first axial direction, the second axial direction, and the third axial direction are perpendicular to each other; and
a receiving groove, located at one of the end portions of the assembling unit, wherein the receiving groove is capable of receiving the free end of the radiator in order to limit the movement thereof in the third axial direction.

US Pat. No. 10,491,669

GROUP HOST SELECTION METHOD FOR DEVICE-TO-DEVICE NETWORK AND CONTROL PLATFORM FOR SELECTING GROUP HOST

WISTRON NEWEB CORPORATION...

1. A group host selection method for a device-to-device network, the device-to-device network including a user device and a gateway device, the group host selection method comprising the following steps:calculating a signal reception capability corresponding to a transmission path from the gateway device to the user device;
calculating a first computation capability of the gateway device;
calculating a second computation capability of the user device;
selecting one of the user device and the gateway device in the device-to-device network to be a group host according to the signal reception capability and the first computation capability of the gateway device and the second computation capability of the user device;
calculating a first response capability of the gateway device; and
calculating a second response capability of the user device;
wherein the first and second response capability is calculated by the following formula:

wherein i is equal to 1-2, Di's are the first and second response capabilities, Ti's are a first delay time of a first communication circuit in the gateway device and a second delay time of a second communication circuit in the user device, Tmax is a greater one of the first delay time and the second delay time.

US Pat. No. 10,432,375

WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM AND METHOD HAVING AUTOMATIC SELF-CONFIGURATION MECHANISM

WISTRON NEWEB CORPORATION...

10. A wireless communication system having automatic self-configuration mechanism, comprising:a first transceiver configured to perform a wireless network scan process to obtain a channel status by executing a wireless network scan program, and the channel status includes channel loadings of a plurality of channels; and
a second transceiver wirelessly communicated with the first transceiver,
wherein the first transceiver is configured to select one of the plurality of channels with the channel loading lower than a channel loading threshold;
wherein the first transceiver is configured to send a sounding signal to a second transceiver through the selected one of the plurality of channels;
wherein the second transceiver is configured to receive the sounding signal;
wherein the second transceiver is configured to obtain channel status information (CSI) from the sounding signal, and
wherein the second transceiver is configured to determine whether a total data amount of the CSI is larger than a data amount threshold.

US Pat. No. 10,425,251

METHOD AND SYSTEM OF DEVICE-TO-DEVICE TUNNEL ESTABLISHMENT BETWEEN SMALL CELLS

WISTRON NEWEB CORPORATION...

1. A method of device-to-device (D2D) tunnel establishment between small cells, applied to a wireless backhaul management device, a first small cell and a second small cell, wherein the wireless backhaul management device is wirelessly connected to the first small cell and the second small cell, and the first small cell is connected to a core network, the method comprising:matching the first small cell and the second small cell according to a first discovery response and a second discovery response;
submitting a match report from the second small cell to the wireless backhaul management device;
replying with a match report response from the wireless backhaul management device to the second small cell, wherein the match report response includes a wireless backhaul identification code and route information, and the route information Includes a tunnel depth;
establishing a D2D connection authentication procedure between the second small cell and the first small cell;
wirelessly connecting the second small cell and the first small cell, conducting a connection test and submitting a connection test report to the wireless backhaul management device;
replying with a D2D tunnel establishment decision according to the connection test report from the wireless backhaul management device to the second small cell; and
establishing a first tunnel between the second small cell and the first small cell.

US Pat. No. 10,374,671

COMPLEX ANTENNA

Wistron NeWeb Corporation...

1. A complex antenna for receiving and transmitting radio signals, comprising:four unit antennas, circularly arranged along a circle, for receiving and transmitting radio signals of a first frequency band;
four side walls, respectively disposed between two adjacent unit antennas of the four unit antennas; and
a plurality of side-wall antennas, disposed on the four side walls, for receiving and transmitting radio signals of a second frequency band;
wherein each unit antenna of the four unit antennas comprises:
a ground metal plate;
a first patch plate;
a second patch plate;
a first feed-in wire, electrically connected to the first patch plate, for transmitting the radio signals of the first frequency band;
a second feed-in wire, electrically connected to the second patch plate, for transmitting the radio signals of the first frequency band; and
an insulation fixing unit, for fixing the ground metal plate, the first patch plate and the second patch plate, such that the ground metal plate, the first patch plate and the second patch plate do not come in contact with each other.

US Pat. No. 10,636,416

SMART NETWORK DEVICE AND METHOD THEREOF

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1. A network device, connected to a first user device and comprising a processor and a memory storing computer executable code executed by the processor, and the network device is configured to:receive first keyword data and speech data followed by the first keyword data;
determine whether the first keyword data corresponds to a first keyword;
in response to determining that the first keyword data corresponds to the first keyword, recognize word information from the speech data to generate at least one word recognition result;
send the at least one word recognition result through a first communication path to a first network; and
in response to determining that the first keyword data corresponds to a second keyword, stop recognizing the word information from the speech data followed by the first keyword data, and send the speech data through a second communication path to the first user device.

US Pat. No. 10,484,208

ANOMALIES DETECTION SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR STRUCTURE

WISTRON NEWEB CORPORATION...

1. A structure detection system, comprising:a first transceiver;
a second transceiver, communicating with the first transceiver to detect a structure, wherein in a first time-reversal (TR) test, the first transceiver is configured to send a first probing signal, the second transceiver is configured to receive the first probing signal and to perform a time-reversal (TR) process to generate a first time-reversal (TR) signal to be sent to the first transceiver, and the first transceiver is configured to obtain a first channel state information (CSI) in response to the first time-reversal (TR) signal, and wherein in a second time-reversal (TR) test, the second transceiver is configured to send a second probing signal, the first transceiver is configured to receive the second probing signal and to perform the TR process to generate a second time-reversal (TR) signal to be sent to the second transceiver, and the second transceiver is configured to obtain a second CSI in response to the second TR signal; and
a processor provided in the first transceiver, the second transceiver or a server and configured to compare a combination of the first CSI and the second CSI to a reference CSI for detecting anomalies associated with the structure,
wherein the first CSI, the second CSI and the reference CSI are each represented by a CSI matrix H, wherein H=[H1, H2, . . . , Hn], where H1, H2, . . . , Hn are components each including an amplitude and a phase of each of a plurality of subcarriers;
wherein the processor is further configured to execute a detection algorithm to compare an average amplitude matrix HA of the first CSI and the second CSI to an average reference amplitude matrix HS of the reference CSI for detecting anomalies associated with the structure;
wherein HA=[(?H11?+?H12?)/2, (?H21?+?H22?)/2, . . . , (?Hn1?+?Hn2?)/2], where ?H11?, ?H21?, . . . , ?Hn1? are amplitudes of each of the plurality of subcarriers obtained in the first CSI, and ?H12?, ?H22?, ?Hn2? are amplitudes of each of the plurality of subcarriers obtained in the second CSI, and
wherein HS=[?Havg1?, ?Havg2?, . . . , ?Havgn?], where ?Havg1?, ?Havg2?, . . . , ?Havgn? are amplitudes of each of the plurality of subcarriers in the reference CSI.

US Pat. No. 10,466,352

VEHICULAR RADAR SYSTEM

Wistron NeWeb Corporation...

1. A vehicular radar system, comprising:a plurality of transmitting sub-arrays, wherein the plurality of transmitting sub-arrays are symmetric with respect to a symmetry axis, and the plurality of transmitting sub-arrays are parallel to the symmetry axis; and
a transmission power divider, coupled to the plurality of transmitting sub-arrays, configured to apply a plurality of phases and a plurality of amplitudes to the plurality of transmitting sub-arrays;
wherein a phase difference, between a first phase applied to a first transmitting sub-array closest to the symmetry axis and a second phase applied to a second transmitting sub-array farthest away from the symmetry axis, is between 120 degrees and 180 degrees; and
wherein the first transmitting sub-array and the second transmitting sub-array are among the plurality of transmitting sub-arrays;
wherein the vehicular radar system forms a first main beam and a second main beam, the first main beam and the second main beam are toward a first beam direction and a second beam direction, respectively, and a difference between the first beam direction and the second beam direction is at least 60 degrees on an Azimuth plane.

US Pat. No. 10,389,024

ANTENNA STRUCTURE

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1. An antenna structure comprising:a substrate;
a radiation element disposed on the substrate, the radiation element including a first radiation portion, a second radiation portion, a third radiation portion and a feeding portion connected between the first radiation portion, the second radiation portion and the third radiation portion;
a conducting element disposed on the substrate and connected to the feeding portion;
a grounding element separated from the feeding portion;
a first inductor disposed on the substrate and coupled between the conducting element and the grounding element;
a second inductor disposed on the substrate and coupled between the conducting element and the grounding element; and
a feeding element coupled between the feeding portion and the grounding element and used to feed a signal;
wherein a first operation band is mainly generated from the feeding element, the first radiation portion, the third radiation portion, the conducting element, the second inductor and the grounding element, a second operation band is mainly generated from the feeding element, the second radiation portion, the third radiation portion, the conducting element, the second inductor and the grounding element, and a third operation band is mainly generated from the feeding element, the conducting element, the third radiation portion, a part of the first radiation portion, a part of the second radiation portion, the first inductor and the grounding element.

US Pat. No. 10,687,265

WIRELESS MESH NETWORK TOPOLOGY MAP MANAGEMENT METHOD BASED ON POSITIONING TECHNIQUE

WISTRON NEWEB CORPORATION...

1. A wireless mesh network topology map management method based on positioning technique, comprising the steps of:S1: deploying a main access point (AP) and a first AP for establishing a wireless mesh network;
S2: establishing a connection between the first AP and the main AP;
S3: executing, by the main AP, a positioning procedure to obtain first position information of the first AP, and storing the first position information in the main AP, wherein the first position information at least includes a first coordinate;
S4: deploying a second AP into the wireless mesh network;
S5: establishing a connection between the second AP and one of the main AP and the first AP;
S6: in response to a connection established between the second AP and the first AP, the first AP executing the positioning procedure to obtain second position information of the second AP, and transmitting the second position information to the main AP, wherein the second position information at least includes a relative coordinate of the second AP relative to the first AP, and the relative coordinate is converted into a second coordinate of the second AP relative to the main AP to be stored in the main AP; in response to a connection established between the second AP and the main AP, the main AP executing the positioning procedure to obtain second position information of the second AP, and storing the second position information in the main AP, wherein the second position information at least includes the second coordinate of the second AP relative to the main AP;
S7: the main AP establishing a wireless mesh network topology map based on the first position information and the second position information;
S8: the main AP determining whether the main AP or the first AP has the shortest distance relative to the second AP based on the wireless mesh network topology map;
S9: the main AP establishing a connection between the second AP and one of the main AP and the first AP that has the shortest distance relative to the second AP;
S10: establishing a connection between a mobile device and the wireless mesh network topology map;
S11: executing the positioning procedure to obtain first mobile information of the mobile device, and storing the first mobile information in the main AP, wherein the first mobile information at least includes a first instant coordinate in the wireless mesh network topology map; and
S12: the main AP establishing a connection between the mobile device and one of the main AP, the first AP and the second AP that has the shortest distance relative to the mobile device based on the first instant coordinate in the wireless mesh network topology map.

US Pat. No. 10,681,536

CELLULAR DEVICE AND METHOD FOR DETERMINING OPERATION MODE THEREOF

WISTRON NEWEB CORPORATION...

1. A method for determining an operation mode of a cellular device, comprising:providing a first group cell identity obtaining step, wherein the first group cell identity obtaining step comprises configuring the cellular device to obtain a plurality of first group cell identities corresponding to a base station and storing the first group cell identities in a local list of the cellular device;
providing a second group cell identity obtaining step, wherein the second group cell identity obtaining step comprises configuring the cellular device to perform a scan procedure to obtain a plurality of second group cell identities; and
providing a group cell identity comparing step, wherein the cell identity comparing step comprises comparing the first group cell identities with the second group cell identities to determine the operation mode of the cellular device in a normal service mode or a limited service mode;
wherein the first group cell identities are obtained at a first time, the second group cell identities are obtained at a second time, and the second time is after the first time;
in response to determining that the first group cell identities are totally different from the second group cell identities, the cellular device enters the limited service mode; and
in response to determining that at least one of the first group cell identities is equal to one of the second group cell identities, the cellular device enters the normal service mode.

US Pat. No. 10,663,574

ANGLE ESTIMATING METHOD AND RADAR SYSTEM

Wistron NeWeb Corporation...

1. An angle estimating method, applied in a radar system, wherein the radar system comprises a first antenna array and the first antenna array comprises M antennas, the angle estimating method comprising:obtaining a plurality of beamforming weighting vectors corresponding to a plurality of beams, wherein a dimension of the plurality of beamforming weighting vectors is (2M?1), and the plurality of beams correspond to a plurality of specific angle of arrivals (AoAs);
receiving M antenna received signals corresponding to the M antennas of the first antenna array, wherein the M antenna received signals are formed as a received vector;
performing an augment operation on the received vector to obtain an augmented received vector, wherein a dimension of the augmented received vector is (2M?1);
computing correlation between the augmented received vector and the plurality of beamforming weighting vectors, to obtain a plurality of results corresponding to the plurality of beams; and
determining an AoA of an object according to the plurality of results.

US Pat. No. 10,454,549

ANTENNA SWITCHING SYSTEM

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1. An antenna switching system, comprising:a first radio frequency (RF) circuit; and
a first switch circuit, comprising:
a first switch, comprising a first common port, a power divider (PD) port and at least two first ports, wherein the first common port is coupled to the first RF circuit;
a power divider, comprising a second common port and at least two second ports, wherein the second common port is coupled to the PD port of the first switch; and
at least two second switches, each comprising a third common port, a third port, and a fourth port, wherein the third ports of the at least two second switches are respectively coupled to the at least two first ports, and the fourth ports of the at least two second switches are respectively coupled to the at least two second ports of the power divider; and
a plurality of first antennas coupled to the third common ports of the at least two second switches,
wherein when the first common port is switched to the PD port, the fourth ports of the at least two second switches are respectively switched to the third common ports of the at least two second switches, and
wherein a number of the plurality of first antennas is at least two.

US Pat. No. 10,389,420

ANTENNA SWITCHING SYSTEM

WISTRON NEWEB CORPORATION...

1. An antenna switching system, comprising:a first radio frequency (RF) circuit for transceiving signals; and
a first switch circuit, comprising:
a master switch, comprising a first common port, a plurality of power divider (PD) ports and a plurality of first ports, wherein the first common port is electrically connected to the first RF circuit, and a number of the plurality of PD ports is equal to a number of the plurality of first ports and is an integer equal to or larger than 3;
a plurality of power dividers, each comprising a second common port, a second port and a third port, wherein a number of the plurality of power dividers is equal to the number of the plurality of PD ports, and the second common ports of the plurality of power dividers are electrically connected to the plurality of PD ports, respectively;
a plurality of switches, each comprising a third common port, a fourth port, a fifth port and a sixth port, wherein a number of the plurality of switches is equal to the number of the plurality of first ports, the fourth ports of the plurality of switches are electrically connected to the plurality of first ports, respectively, the fifth ports of the plurality of switches are electrically connected to the second ports of the plurality of power dividers, respectively, the sixth ports of the plurality of switches are electrically connected to the third ports of the plurality of power dividers, respectively, and the fifth port and the sixth port of each of the plurality of switches are electrically connected to different ones of the plurality of power dividers, respectively; and
a plurality of first antennas electrically connected to the third common ports of the plurality of switches, respectively, wherein a number of the plurality of first antennas is equal to the number of the plurality of switches,
wherein when the first common port is switched to one of the plurality PD ports electrically connected to a selected one of the plurality of power dividers, the fifth port electrically connected to the selected one of the plurality of power dividers is switched to the third common port, and the sixth port electrically connected to the selected one of the plurality of power dividers is switched to the third common port.

US Pat. No. 10,283,838

MULTI-MODE MOBILE DEVICE AND RADIATION ENHANCING DEVICE

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1. A multi-mode portable apparatus, comprising:an upper part, including a cover and a screen frame relative to the cover;
a base, including a frame and a bottom cover relative to the frame, wherein the bottom cover includes a metal covering part having a first slot and a second slot;
a hinge assembly, connected between the upper part and the base thereby allowing the upper part to be manipulated with relation to the base, so as to position the upper part relative to the base to be operated in a laptop mode or a tablet mode;
an antenna unit, disposed on the upper part, wherein the antenna unit operates in at least one operating frequency band;
wherein, when the multi-mode portable apparatus is positioned to operate in the tablet mode, the first slot and the second slot are substantially adjacent and configured to be coupled with the antenna unit;
wherein the bottom cover has an angled edge; and
wherein the metal covering part comprises a first metal surface and a second metal surface, the angled edge is located between the first metal surface and the second metal surface, and the first metal surface and the second metal surface are located on different planes.

US Pat. No. 10,270,884

CONTROL METHOD, NETWORK SYSTEM AND CONTROL PLATFORM FOR MOBILE-EDGE COMPUTING

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1. A control method for mobile-edge computing (MEC), being operated in a network system, wherein the network system includes a device-to-device (D2D) relay network, at least one user equipment (UE) and a control platform, the control method comprising:instructing the control platform to receive a request message from the UE, wherein the request message is used to request an execution of an application service program; and
according to the request message of the UE, the control platform selecting at least one of relay gateways in the D2D relay network as a mobile-edge cloudlet for the UE, and performing the application service program through the mobile-edge cloudlet,
wherein the step of the control platform selecting at least one of relay gateways in the D2D relay network as a mobile-edge cloudlet of the UE, and performing the application service program through the mobile-edge cloudlet includes:
determining whether the application service program exists in the D2D relay network;
when the application service program is determined to be in the D2D relay network, the control platform, according to a service capability of each of the relay gateways in the D2D relay network, selects the at least one relay gateway as the mobile-edge cloudlet for the UE;
instructing the control platform to determine whether the application service program exists in the mobile-edge cloudlet;
when the application service program is determined as being in the mobile-edge cloudlet, the control platform notifies the UE of a host location of the at least one relay gateway in the mobile-edge cloudlet, and
when the application service program is determined to be not existing in the mobile-edge cloudlet, the control platform loads the application service program into the mobile-edge cloudlet, and controls the mobile-edge cloudlet to perform the application service program.

US Pat. No. 10,267,906

ANGLE ESTIMATING METHOD AND RADAR SYSTEM

Wistron NeWeb Corporation...

1. An angle estimating method, applied in a radar system, the angle estimating method comprising:receiving a first signal and a second signal reflected from a target object via a first antenna and a second antenna;
obtaining a first phase difference and at least one virtual phase difference according to the first signal and the second signal, wherein the first phase difference is a phase difference between the first antenna and the second antenna; and
obtaining a direction of arrival (DOA) of the target object according to the first phase difference and the at least one virtual phase difference;
wherein the step of obtaining the first phase difference and the at least one virtual phase difference according to the first signal and the second signal comprises:
obtaining a ratio of the first signal and the second signal;
obtaining the first phase difference according to the ratio; and
obtaining the at least one virtual phase difference according to the first phase difference.

US Pat. No. 10,707,568

ANTENNA STRUCTURE

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1. An antenna structure, comprising:a substrate;
a first radiating element disposed on the substrate;
a second radiating element disposed on the substrate;
a signal transmission assembly disposed on the substrate and including:
a signal transmission line coupled between the first radiating element and the second radiating element;
a first impedance matching circuit coupling to the first radiating element and the signal transmission line; and
a filter coupling to the second radiating element and the signal transmission line;
a grounding member; and
a feed-in element coupled between the signal transmission line and the grounding member.

US Pat. No. 10,693,226

ELECTRONIC DEVICE, AND RADIO-FREQUENCY DEVICE AND SIGNAL TRANSMISSION COMPONENT THEREOF

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1. A radio frequency device operable in an operating frequency band, comprising:a signal connector;
a radio frequency circuit;
a signal transmission line disposed between the signal connector and the radio frequency circuit;
an electrostatic protection unit that is electrically connected to the signal transmission line, and that includes a connecting end electrically connected with the signal transmission line, and a grounding end; and
a carrier board, the signal transmission line and the electrostatic protection unit are disposed on the same surface of the carrier board;
wherein an impedance of the electrostatic protection unit is greater than an impedance of the signal transmission line;
wherein an electrical length is defined between the connecting end and the grounding end, and the electrical length is less than ¼ of a wavelength corresponding to a lowest operating frequency within the operating frequency band; and
wherein the grounding end of the electrostatic protection unit is electrically connected to the grounded metal layer, and wherein a separating distance is between the electrostatic protection unit and the grounded metal layer.

US Pat. No. 10,651,553

ANTENNA STRUCTURE

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1. An antenna structure, comprising:a substrate;
a first antenna disposed on the substrate, including:
a first radiation portion;
a second radiation portion;
a first fed-in portion coupled between the first radiation portion and the second radiation portion; and
a first grounding portion coupled to the first fed-in portion;
a second antenna disposed on the substrate, including:
a third radiation portion;
a fourth radiation portion;
a second fed-in portion coupled between the third radiation portion and the fourth radiation portion; and
a second grounding portion coupled to the second fed-in portion;
a grounding member coupled to the first grounding portion and the second grounding portion;
a first feeding member for feeding in a first signal, including:
a first feed end coupled to the first fed-in portion; and
a first ground end coupled to the grounding member; and
a second feeding member for feeding in a second signal, including:
a second feed end coupled to the second fed-in portion; and
a second ground end coupled to the grounding member,
wherein the first feed end and the first radiation portion forms a first current path, the first feed end and the second radiation portion forms a second current path, the first feed end and the first grounding portion forms a first ground current path, and the first current path, the second current path and the first ground current path do not overlap with each other; and
wherein the second feed end and the third radiation portion forms a third current path, the second feed end and the fourth radiation portion forms a fourth current path, the second feed end and the second grounding portion forms a second ground current path, and the third current path, the fourth current path and the second ground current path do not overlap with each other.

US Pat. No. 10,360,532

METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR ESTIMATING STOCK LEVEL OF SHELF

WISTRON NEWEB CORPORATION...

1. A method for estimating stock level of a shelf, comprising:using a camera unit that is mounted in a shelf to capture a shelf image of a multi-layer shelf at a specific angle;
obtaining the shelf image, being divided into multiple sub-regions;
performing a binarization computation upon the shelf image so as to obtain a binarized image of every sub-region, in which the binarization computation is performed to compare a pixel gray value for each pixel of each of the sub-regions with a gray threshold;
computing a first binarization value ratio for a first sub-region and a second binarization value ratio for a second sub-region, wherein the first sub-region and the second sub-region are among the sub-regions;
obtaining a first binarization reference ratio of the first sub-region and a second binarization reference ratio of the second sub-region based on a shelf reference image that is another shelf image of an empty shelf and is captured by the camera unit;
computing a first difference between the first binarization value ratio and the first binarization reference ratio of the first sub-region, so as to obtain a first stock decision parameter;
computing a second difference between the second binarization value ratio and the second binarization reference ratio of the second sub-region, so as to obtain a second stock decision parameter; and
estimating a stock level according to the first stock decision parameter and the second stock decision parameter.

US Pat. No. 10,276,934

ANTENNA STRUCTURE

WISTRON NEWEB CORPORATION...

1. An antenna structure, comprising:a ground element; and
a metal loop, comprising:
a main radiation element, wherein the main radiation element includes a feeding point, a first shorting point and a second shorting point, the first shorting point and the second shorting point are coupled to the ground element, and the feeding point is substantially positioned between the first shorting point and the second shorting point; and
a float radiation element being adjacent to the main radiation element, and being separated from the ground element and the main radiation element;
wherein the ground element is substantially surrounded by the metal loop, and wherein the float radiation element is a director of the main radiation element for providing an approximately omni-directional radiation pattern.

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.