Patents Assigned to Acer Incorporated
  • Publication number: 20210136949
    Abstract: A remote heat exchanging module is configured to dissipate heat of a heat source and includes a first heat conduction member, a second heat conduction member, and a heat dissipation member. The first heat conduction member includes a first metallic layer in thermal contact with the heat source, a second metallic layer including a first end and a second end opposite to each other, and a graphene layer located between the first and the second metallic layers. The first end is in thermal contact with the second metallic layer. The heat dissipation member is in thermal contact with the second end. Heat generated by the heat source is transferred to the second end sequentially through the first heat conduction member and the first end and is dissipated out of the remote heat exchanging module through the heat dissipation member. A composite thin-layered heat conduction structure is also provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 28, 2020
    Publication date: May 6, 2021
    Applicant: Acer Incorporated
    Inventors: Kuang-Hua Lin, Wen-Neng Liao
  • Publication number: 20210132375
    Abstract: An eye tracking device including an optical waveguide component, a light source module, and an eye tracking module is provided. The optical waveguide component has a light-entrance surface and a light-exit surface connecting the light-entrance surface. The light-exit surface has a plurality of micro-structures directly formed on the light-exit surface. The light source module is disposed next to the light-entrance surface and adapted to provide a light beam. The light beam enters the optical waveguide component through the light-entrance surface, and the light beam is emitted from the optical waveguide component through the micro-structures and is transmitted to an eye. The eye tracking module receives a portion of the light beam reflected by the eye and determines a location of the eye based on the portion of the light beam reflected by the eye. A head mounted display is also provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 29, 2020
    Publication date: May 6, 2021
    Applicants: Acer Incorporated, STARVR CORPORATION
    Inventors: Tsung-Wei Tu, Wei-Kuo Shih, Shih-Ting Huang, Yen-Hsien Li
  • Patent number: 10996006
    Abstract: A cycling heat dissipation module suited for dissipating heat generated from a heat source is provided. The cycling heat dissipation module includes an evaporator, a condenser, and a micro/nano-structure. The evaporator is thermal contacted with the heat source to absorb heat generated therefrom. The condenser is connected to the evaporator to form a loop, and a working fluid is filled in the loop. The working fluid in liquid state is transformed to vapor state by absorbing heat in the evaporator, and the working fluid in vapor state is transformed to liquid state by dissipating heat in the condenser. The micro/nano-structure is disposed in the condenser to destroy a boundary layer of the working fluid while passing through the condenser.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 6, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 4, 2021
    Assignee: Acer Incorporated
    Inventors: Cheng-Yu Cheng, Wen-Neng Liao, Cheng-Wen Hsieh
  • Publication number: 20210124398
    Abstract: An electronic device includes a host, a driving mechanism, a main display, and an auxiliary display. The main display is connected to the host through the driving mechanism. The auxiliary display is located between the host and the main display. The auxiliary display has a pivoting end and a movable end, the pivoting end is pivotally connected to the host, and the movable end is connected to the driving mechanism. The main display is configured to be folded or unfolded with respect to the host and synchronously drive the auxiliary display to ascend or descend through the driving mechanism.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 21, 2020
    Publication date: April 29, 2021
    Applicant: Acer Incorporated
    Inventors: Yi-Hsuan Yang, Cheng-Nan Ling, Wu-Chen Lee, Chia-Bo Chen
  • Publication number: 20210124429
    Abstract: A keyboard mode switching system and method are provided. The method includes: obtaining the current window information of the currently executed window; comparing multiple records in the database according to the current window information; and when the first record corresponding to the current window information exists, switching the current keyboard operation mode currently used by the keyboard to the first keyboard operation mode in the first record so that the keyboard receives the user's input according to the first keyboard operation mode.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 12, 2020
    Publication date: April 29, 2021
    Applicant: Acer Incorporated
    Inventors: En-Shin Chen, Yun-Hao Chou, An-Cheng Lee, Ying-Shih Hung
  • Patent number: 10990137
    Abstract: A hinge mechanism is provided. The hinge mechanism includes a base, a magnetic assembly, a torque assembly, and a calibration component. The magnetic assembly is disposed in the base. The torque assembly is connected to the base, and includes a substrate, a first cylinder, and a second cylinder. The substrate is disposed in the base. The first cylinder penetrates the substrate, and is rotatable relative to the substrate. The second cylinder penetrates the substrate, and is rotatable relative to the substrate and the first cylinder. The calibration component is disposed between the magnetic assembly and the torque assembly, and abuts an inner wall of the first cylinder, and an inner wall of the second cylinder.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 6, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 27, 2021
    Assignee: ACER INCORPORATED
    Inventors: Yu-Chin Huang, Hsueh-Chih Peng, Wen-Chieh Tai, Wen-Neng Liao, Kuang-Hua Lin
  • Patent number: 10990469
    Abstract: Maintenance methods of digital signage applied to a player of the digital signage are provided, wherein the player performs playback software to play multimedia information through the digital signage. The method includes the steps of: detecting processor usage statuses of one or more processes corresponding to the playback software; determining whether a predetermined condition is satisfied based on the processor usage statuses of the one or more processes; activating a screen analysis module to detect whether a screen image is abnormal in response to determining that the predetermined condition is satisfied; and activating a troubleshooting module to automatically perform an automatic troubleshooting procedure in response to the screen detection module detecting that the screen image is abnormal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 23, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 27, 2021
    Assignee: ACER INCORPORATED
    Inventor: Chun-Hua Lee
  • Patent number: 10993299
    Abstract: An LED driving circuit includes a transformer circuit, a voltage supply circuit, a voltage-stabilizing circuit and a ripple compensation circuit. The transformer circuit is configured to convert an input voltage into a ripple output voltage. The voltage supply circuit is configured to provide a driving voltage associated with the maximum value of the ripple output voltage. The voltage-stabilizing circuit is configured to provide a first pulse DC voltage associated with the variation of the ripple output voltage. The ripple compensation circuit is configured to provide a second pulse DC voltage associated with the value of the input voltage, provide a compensation voltage according to the first pulse DC voltage, the second pulse DC voltage and the driving voltage, and provide a pure DC output voltage by superposing the compensation voltage on the ripple output voltage.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 3, 2020
    Date of Patent: April 27, 2021
    Assignee: ACER INCORPORATED
    Inventor: Tzu-Tseng Chan
  • Patent number: 10993206
    Abstract: A paging method for a user equipment in an NR-U system is provided, wherein the user equipment is configured with a paging monitor window comprising paging plurality of monitor occasions. The paging method includes determining locations of the plurality of monitor occasions based on at least one NRUP rule; and receiving a paging message at the plurality of monitor occasions within the paging monitor window.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 19, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 27, 2021
    Assignee: ACER INCORPORATED
    Inventors: Jung-Mao Lin, Chun-Yuan Chiu
  • Publication number: 20210117753
    Abstract: An embodiment of the present invention provides a counting information updating method for a portable electronic device having a plurality of spheres connected with each other. The method includes: generating an angular velocity signal by a first sensor of the portable electronic device and generating an acceleration signal by a second sensor of the portable electronic device in response to a sphere moving operation; and estimating counting information corresponding to the sphere moving operation by using the angular velocity signal with an assistance of the acceleration signal.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 24, 2020
    Publication date: April 22, 2021
    Applicant: Acer Incorporated
    Inventors: Chih-Chieh Chien, Yi-Chun Chung, Pei-Wen Jung, Yen-Ming Hsu
  • Publication number: 20210117025
    Abstract: An electronic apparatus and an object information recognition method by using touch data thereof are provided. Touch sensing is performed in the case where no object touches a touch panel to obtain a specific background frame through the touch panel. A current touch sensing frame is obtained through the touch panel. Touch background data of a plurality of first frame cells in the specific background frame is respectively subtracted from touch raw data of a plurality of second frame cells in the current touch sensing frame to obtain a background removal frame including a plurality of cell values. The background removal frame is transformed into a touch sensing image. The touch sensing image is inputted to a trained neural network model to recognize object information of a touch object.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 19, 2019
    Publication date: April 22, 2021
    Applicant: Acer Incorporated
    Inventors: Chih-Wen Huang, Eric Choi, Wen-Cheng Hsu, Chao-Kuang Yang, Yen-Shuo Huang, Ling-Fan Tsao, Chueh-Pin Ko, Chih-Chiang Chen, Tai Ju
  • Publication number: 20210117041
    Abstract: An electronic apparatus and an object information recognition method by using touch data thereof are provided. A current touch sensing frame is obtained through a touch panel. The current touch sensing frame includes a plurality of frame cells respectively corresponding to a plurality of touch sensing units, and each of the frame cells has touch raw data. The frame cells include a target frame cell. A new cell value corresponding to the target frame cell is generated according to touch raw data of a plurality of adjacent frame cells adjacent to the target frame cell in the current touch sensing frame, so as to generate a transformation frame according to the new cell value. The transformation frame is transformed into a touch sensing image, and the touch sensing image is analyzed to recognize object information of a touch object.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 20, 2020
    Publication date: April 22, 2021
    Applicant: Acer Incorporated
    Inventors: Chih-Wen Huang, Eric Choi, Wen-Cheng Hsu, Chao-Kuang Yang, Yen-Shuo Huang, Ling-Fan Tsao
  • Publication number: 20210113158
    Abstract: A feature identifying method and an electronic device are provided. The method includes: obtaining a plurality of physiological information obtained by measuring a subject at a plurality of time points in one day; converting the plurality of physiological information into a plurality of correlation features respectively; establishing a plurality of first risk prediction models according to the plurality of correlation features, and identifying at least one first correlation feature from the plurality of correlation features according to the plurality of first risk prediction models; establishing a plurality of second risk prediction models according to the at least one first correlation feature, and identifying, according to the plurality of second risk prediction models, at least one second correlation feature capable of predicting a specific disease from the at least one first correlation feature; and outputting the at least one second correlation feature.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 4, 2019
    Publication date: April 22, 2021
    Applicants: Acer Incorporated, National Yang-Ming University
    Inventors: Chun-Hsien Li, Tsung-Hsien Tsai, Liang-Kung Chen, Chen-Huan Chen, Hao-Min Cheng
  • Patent number: 10983892
    Abstract: Embodiments of the present disclosure provide a method for evaluating (e.g., estimating) an efficiency of a machine vision, which includes: obtaining an image, wherein the image presents a plurality of objects which include a first object and a second object; performing an image recognition on the images by the machine vision to obtain a prediction block corresponding to at least one of the first object and the second object; merging a first standard block corresponding to the first object and a second standard block corresponding to the second object to obtain a third standard block; and obtaining evaluation information according to the third standard block and the prediction block, wherein the evaluation information reflects a prediction efficiency of the machine vision for the objects in the image.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 22, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 20, 2021
    Assignee: Acer Incorporated
    Inventors: Yun-Ting Lin, Yen-Ju Hsiao, Shu-Cheng Liu, Cheng-Yi Lin
  • Patent number: 10985398
    Abstract: A battery unit includes two bases, two locking components, a plurality of battery cells and two electrode pieces. The two bases fixed to each other through the two locking components. The battery cells and the two electrode pieces are accommodated in the two bases. Two opposite ends of each battery cell respectively abut against the two electrode pieces. Each base has an engaging protrusion and an engaging groove. A battery set is also provided. The battery set is composed by the plurality of battery units and the battery units are electrically connected with each other through at least one electrical connecting component. One of the battery units is engaged with the engaging groove of the other one of battery units through the engaging protrusion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 25, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 20, 2021
    Assignee: Acer Incorporated
    Inventors: Shao-Chi Chuang, Wen-Pin Chang, Pu-De Ciou, Wen-Shu Lee
  • Patent number: D917457
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 10, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 27, 2021
    Assignee: Acer Incorporated
    Inventors: Yao-Sheng Liu, Pao-Ching Huang
  • Patent number: D917458
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 17, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 27, 2021
    Assignee: Acer Incorporated
    Inventors: Szu-Wei Yang, Pao-Ching Huang
  • Patent number: D917459
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 18, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 27, 2021
    Assignee: Acer Incorporated
    Inventors: Hsueh-Wei Chung, Pao-Ching Huang
  • Patent number: D917475
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 7, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 27, 2021
    Assignee: Acer Incorporated
    Inventor: Jung-Wei Tsao
  • Patent number: D917752
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 14, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 27, 2021
    Assignee: Acer Incorporated
    Inventors: Huei-Shiang Chien, Hsin-Yu Chen, Hung-Chi Chen