|ACER INC. Patent applications|
|Patent application number||Title||Published|
|20140254409||Method of Maintaining a Connection and Electronic Apparatus Using the Same - A method of maintaining a network connection is used between an electronic apparatus and a server. The method includes the following steps: (a) sending an Nth test packet to the server, and the Nth test packet requests that the server reply to the electronic apparatus after waiting for an Nth time interval; (b) determining whether a reply for the Nth test package is received; (c) repeating step (a) if the reply for the Nth test packet is received; and calculating a period from the (N−1)th test packet being sent to the reply from the server being received if the reply for the Nth test packet is not received; and (d) sending a keep-alive packet periodically to the server according to the period for maintaining a connection between the electronic apparatus and the server when the electronic apparatus is switched to a standby/sleep mode.||09-11-2014|
|20140188792||Video Replication and Placement Method - A video replication and placement method for a cloud-based center with a plurality of storage units is disclosed. The cloud-based center receives a plurality of video data according to users' demands and calculates the demand bandwidth of each video. Each video is divided into at least one standard replication conforming to a bandwidth-space ratio of the storage unit and/or a surplus replication under the ratio. The standard replications of all the videos are allocated prior to the storage units, and a remaining bandwidth-space ratio of each storage unit is calculated to allocate the surplus replications of all the videos. The amount of the used storage units can be reduced and the resource usage rate of each used storage unit can be increased.||07-03-2014|
|20140159970||Portable Electronic Apparatus and Complex Touch Module Thereof - A touchpad device includes a capacitive touch pad and a near field communication antenna. The capacitive touch pad includes a plurality of input circuits and a plurality of output circuits. Each input circuit and each output circuit intersect and are arranged substantially perpendicular to each other, thereby forming a chessboard-like circuit. The near field communication antenna includes an antenna structure crosses at least part of the plurality of input circuits and at least part of the plurality of output circuits. The antenna structure is substantially not parallel to any one of the input circuits crossed by the antenna structure, and the near field communication antenna being substantially not parallel to any one of the output circuits crossed by the antenna structure.||06-12-2014|
|20090042411||CONNECTOR HAVING USB AND eSATA INTERFACES - A connector having USB and eSATA interfaces is used in an electronic device for connecting with an external storage device. The electronic device includes a SATA socket on a circuit board thereof. The connector includes one or more USB ports and an eSATA port. The eSATA port is stacked with the USB ports and includes a first connecting terminal and a second connecting terminal. The first connecting terminal is electrically connected to the external storage device. The second connecting terminal is electrically connected to the SATA socket through a transmission line, so that high-speed data transmission between the external storage device and the circuit board of the electronic device is rendered.||02-12-2009|
Patent applications by ACER INC.