Gree Electric Appliances Inc of Zhuhai had ten patents in internet of things during Q3 2023.
The first patent is for a wearable scanner that includes a scanner body and a wearable portion. The wearable portion has an adjusting section with hole structures and air-permeable grooves for adjusting the length of the wearable portion.
The second patent is for a control method, apparatus, and cloud-based control system. The method involves receiving identification information from a client, verifying the information, sending a verification requirement to the client, receiving a control instruction, determining control permission, and controlling the device through a current control device. GlobalData’s report on Gree Electric Appliances Inc of Zhuhai gives a 360-degreee view of the company including its patenting strategy. Buy the report here.
Gree Electric Appliances Inc of Zhuhai grant share with internet of things as a theme is 20% in Q3 2023. Grant share is based on the ratio of number of grants to total number of patents.
Application: Wearable scanner (Patent ID: US20230259729A1)
The patent filed by Gree Electric Appliances Inc of Zhuhai describes a wearable scanner that includes a scanner body and a wearable portion. The wearable portion has an adjusting section that allows the length of the wearable portion to be adjusted. The adjusting section has hole structures that are arranged in a circumferential direction and have air-permeable grooves on the surface facing the wearing space. The wearable scanner is designed to provide a comfortable and customizable fit for the user.
The wearable scanner has several claims, including the arrangement of hole structures inside the adjusting section, the use of polygonal holes with oppositely disposed vertex angles, and the size of the hole structures being at least half of the thickness of the adjusting section. The wearable portion also includes a contact section that is designed to contact the user's body and has a contact surface that matches the body's curvature at the wearing position. The contact section may also have an adjusting hole that deforms when the wearable portion is stressed.
The scanner body and the wearable portion are connected through a key groove structure, with sliding grooves and sliding rails for easy detachment and connection. The wearable portion may also have an abutment platform that connects the contact section with the scanner body. The wearable scanner is designed to provide a comfortable fit for the user, with an arc-shaped surface on the scanner body that matches the wearing position and a wearing space formed between the arc-shaped surface and the wearable portion.
The wearable scanner can be made of various materials, such as plastic for the scanner body and elastic materials like silicone or rubber for the wearable portion. The wearable portion may have one or three adjusting sections, and a connecting section may be provided between the adjusting section and the contact section.
Overall, the wearable scanner described in the patent provides a customizable and comfortable fit for the user, with adjustable length, air-permeable grooves, and a contact section that conforms to the body's curvature. The detachable connection between the scanner body and the wearable portion allows for easy assembly and disassembly.