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Dragan Samardzija, Howard Huang, Vijay Venkateswaran, Chih Kuang Lin, Irwin Kennedy, Richard Abbot: Opportunistic information forwarding using wireless terminals in the internet-of-things. Alcatel Lucent, Alcatel Lucent USA, Tong Rea Bentley & Kim, February 7, 2017: US09565633 (1 worldwide citation)

A capability for opportunistic forwarding of information using a wireless terminal is presented. An energy limited node includes a wake-up circuit configured to detect a wake-up signal from a wireless terminal where the wake-up signal includes a modulated waveform signal, and a communication module ...


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Jiunn Chi Wu, Chih Kuang Lin, Pi Cheng Tung, Wei Hann Yao: Sun tracking method and sun tracking system. National Central University, CKC & Partners, November 10, 2015: US09182471

A sun tracking method is disclosed. The method can track the position of sun continuously, without the need to install an optical sensor, to calculate a sun-tracking solar orbit function, and to calibrate the mechanical structure periodically. The method comprises the steps outlined below. (A) A mot ...


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Chien Liang Kuo, Chia Shin Weng, Shu Ping Yang, Wei Ren Lo, Chih Kuang Lin: Method for selecting wireless network and portable electronic device thereof. HannStar Display Corporation, Jianq Chyun IP Office, December 15, 2015: US09215015

A method for selecting a wireless network and a portable electronic device thereof are provided, and the method for selecting the wireless network includes following steps. A plurality of wireless network signal indicators of at least one wireless network are detected. Moreover, a target wireless ne ...


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Howard Huang, Irwin Kennedy, Surya Mattu, Richard Abbot, Jonathan Ling, Chih Kuang Lin: Proximity-based localization of wireless tags based on wireless gateway association information. Alcatel Lucent, Alcatel Lucent USA, Tong Rea Bentley & Kim, May 22, 2018: US09977926

A capability for localization of a wireless tag based on wireless gateway association information uses a wireless tag supporting multiple states and wireless gateway association information associated with the wireless tag to control localization of the wireless tag. The wireless tag may support an ...


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Anxing Shen, Chih Kuang Lin: Method for forming flash memory unit. Integrated Silicon Solution, Jun He Law Offices P C, James J Zhu, January 1, 2019: US10170597

A method for forming flash memory units is provided. After a logic gate in a select gate PMOS transistor area is separated from a logic gate in a control gate PMOS transistor area, P-type impurities implanted into the logic gate in the select gate PMOS transistor area are diffused into an N-type flo ...


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Chih Kuang Lin, Vijay Venkateswaran, Irwin Kennedy: Communications system and a method of determining an optimal duty cycle to minimise overall energy consumption. Alcatel Lucent, Harness Dickey & Pierce, August 22, 2017: US09743350

There is provided a communications network comprising a network node and a resource limited node. The network node comprises a controller operable to estimate an optimal duty cycle for various operating modes of the resource limited node to minimize the overall resource consumption of the resource l ...


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Irwin Kennedy, Howard Huang, Chih Kuang Lin, Vijay Venkateswaran: Configurable communication modules for flexible communications within an energy-limited wireless system. Alcatel Lucent, Tong Rea Bentley & Kim, October 24, 2017: US09801126

A capability for flexible communications within an energy-limited wireless system is presented. An energy-limited wireless node includes a communication module configured to switch between a sleep mode in which the communication module is not operable to communicate and an active mode in which the c ...


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Howard C Huang, Irwin Kennedy, Chih Kuang Lin, Vijay Venkateswaran, Richard Abbot: Localization using a wireless tag supporting multiple states. Alcatel Lucent, Alcatel Lucent USA, Tong Rea Bentley & Kim, March 28, 2017: US09609474

A capability for controlling or facilitating the use of a wireless tag to communicate location tracking information is presented. The capability for controlling or facilitating use of a wireless tag to communicate location tracking information utilizes a wireless tag supporting multiple states in or ...


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Anxing Shen, Jianhui Xie, Chih Kuang Lin: Method for operating flash memory. Integrated Silicon Solution, Jun He Law Offices P C, James J Zhu, June 26, 2018: US10008267

The present disclosure relates to semiconductor devices and discloses a method for operating a flash memory. When a read operation is performed on a flash memory unit, a potential of a first control line connected to gates of select gate PMOS transistors located in a same row is switched from a posi ...