Patents Assigned to Acer Incorporated
  • Publication number: 20220147113
    Abstract: A hinge assembly, including a rotating shaft and a pair of cams, is provided. The cams are sleeved on the rotating shaft so as to be rotatable relative to each other. The pair of cams respectively has a first flat surface and a second flat surface facing each other, and a curved surface adjacent to the first flat surface and the second flat surface. The first flat surface of one of the cams passes by the curved surface to move from one flat surface to the other flat surface of the other cam, so as to enable the pair of cams to move relatively away or closer along an axial direction of the rotating shaft. The curved surfaces of the cams are in surface contact when the first flat surface passes by the curved surface. A portable electronic device is also provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 17, 2021
    Publication date: May 12, 2022
    Applicant: Acer Incorporated
    Inventors: Yi-Hsuan Yang, Wu-Chen Lee, Cheng-Nan Ling, Yi-Ta Huang, Hung-Jen Su
  • Patent number: 11328493
    Abstract: An augmented reality screen system includes an augmented reality device and a host. The augmented reality device is configured to take a physical mark through a camera. The host is configured to receive the physical mark, determine position information and rotation information of the physical mark, and fetch a virtual image from a storage device through a processor of the host. The processor transmits an adjusted virtual image to the augmented reality device according to the position information and the rotation information, and the augmentation device projects the adjusted virtual image to a display of the augmented reality device. The adjusted virtual image becomes a virtual extended screen, and the virtual extended screen and the physical mark are simultaneously displayed on the display of the augmented reality device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 24, 2021
    Date of Patent: May 10, 2022
    Assignee: ACER INCORPORATED
    Inventors: Huei-Ping Tzeng, Chao-Kuang Yang, Wen-Cheng Hsu, Chih-Wen Huang, Chih-Haw Tan
  • Publication number: 20220140892
    Abstract: A method of handling mobility of a communication device for a cell of a base station. The method comprising configuring a proxy cell for a communication device; and transmitting a mobility configuration comprising information of the proxy cell and at least one candidate cell to the communication device; wherein the proxy cell stores information of a user plane, information of a control plane, or data associated with the communication device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 27, 2021
    Publication date: May 5, 2022
    Applicant: ACER INCORPORATED
    Inventor: Ching-Wen Cheng
  • Publication number: 20220141396
    Abstract: A video conferencing system and a method of removing an interruption thereof are provided. The method includes the following steps. A video conference is activated and a video stream is obtained through an image capturing device. A deep learning model is used to detect at least one first image object in a first video frame of the video stream. Whether the at least one first image object is an interruption object is determined. The at least one first image object is removed from the first video frame in response to the at least one first image object being determined to be the interruption object.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 1, 2021
    Publication date: May 5, 2022
    Applicant: Acer Incorporated
    Inventors: Yu-Shan Ruan, Ling-Fan Tsao, Shu-Chun Liao, Sheng-Hsin Fan, Yu-Chieh Huang
  • Publication number: 20220141341
    Abstract: A conference terminal and a multi-device coordinating method for the conference are provided. In the method, multiple conference terminals are allocated to a plurality of areas according to location relationship. Each area includes one or more conference terminals that are close in the location relationship. An input sound signal is obtained from picking up a sound by the conference terminal in each area. The input sound signal of the one or more conference terminals in a first area among the areas is allocated to the one or more conference terminals in a second area among the areas to be played. The input sound signal obtained from picking up the sound by the conference terminal in each area is not played by any conference terminal in the same area.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 7, 2021
    Publication date: May 5, 2022
    Applicant: Acer Incorporated
    Inventors: Po-Jen Tu, Jia-Ren Chang, Kai-Meng Tzeng, Chao-Kuang Yang
  • Publication number: 20220141984
    Abstract: A positioning structure adapted for installing and fixing at least two storage devices having different sizes is provided. Each storage device has a plugging end and a fixing end. The positioning structure includes a casing, a socket disposed on the casing, at least two position-limiting components protruding from the casing, and a fixing bracket detachably engaged with any one of the position-limiting components. The plugging end of each storage device is adapted to be plugged into the socket. The position-limiting components respectively keep a first distance and a second distance greater than the first distance from the socket. According to the size of the storage device to be installed, the fixing bracket is engaged with the position-limiting component keeping the first distance from the socket or the position-limiting component keeping the second distance from the socket to fix the fixing end of the storage device to the fixing bracket.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 30, 2021
    Publication date: May 5, 2022
    Applicant: Acer Incorporated
    Inventor: Li-Hua Hu
  • Publication number: 20220137674
    Abstract: A hinge mechanism includes at least two hinge modules and at least one switching assembly disposed between the adjacent two hinge modules and including a first and second rotating members rotating coaxially with respect to each other. The first rotating member is coaxially disposed at one of the adjacent hinge modules to rotate synchronously. The second rotating member is coaxially disposed at the other one of the adjacent hinge modules to rotate synchronously. The first rotating member has a first driving portion, and the second rotating member has a second driving portion. The first and second driving portions are located on rotating paths of each other, and an idle stroke is provided between the first and second driving portions along the rotating paths. When the first driving portion and the second driving portion pass through the idle stroke, torque forces generated by the adjacent two hinge modules are disconnected.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 12, 2021
    Publication date: May 5, 2022
    Applicant: Acer Incorporated
    Inventors: Chuan-Hua Wang, Wu-Chen Lee, Cheng-Nan Ling, Dong-Sheng Wu, Chih-Chun Liu, Wen-Chieh Tai, Yi-Ta Huang
  • Publication number: 20220129036
    Abstract: An electronic apparatus includes a host, a main display, a keyboard, an auxiliary display, and a supporting mechanism. The main display is pivotally connected to the host. The keyboard is slidably disposed on the host. The auxiliary display is disposed on the host and is arranged side by side with the keyboard. The auxiliary display includes a movable end and a lifting end, the keyboard contacts the movable end, and the movable end is slidably connected to the host. The supporting mechanism includes a first link, a second link, and a third link. The first link is slidably connected to the host and is pivotally connected to the second link. The second link is pivotally connected to the host and is pivotally connected to the third link. The third link is pivotally connected to the lifting end.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 6, 2022
    Publication date: April 28, 2022
    Applicant: Acer Incorporated
    Inventors: Chun-Hung Wen, Chun-Hsien Chen, Hui-Ping Sun
  • Publication number: 20220132397
    Abstract: A method of system information transmission for a network in a wireless communication system is disclosed. The method comprises broadcasting essential minimum system information (SI) of a cell of the wireless communication system with fixed scheduled on a downlink broadcast channel, wherein the essential minimum SI includes scheduling information for non-essential minimum SI of at least one of the cell and an auxiliary cell or a frequency location, the non-essential minimum SI is broadcasted with dynamically scheduled on a downlink shared channel, and the scheduling information includes a time and frequency resource configuration and an availability information for indicating whether the cell broadcasts the non-essential minimum SI.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 6, 2022
    Publication date: April 28, 2022
    Applicant: ACER INCORPORATED
    Inventors: Ching-Wen Cheng, Hung-Chen Chen
  • Publication number: 20220132700
    Abstract: A heat dissipation system of portable electronic device includes a body, at least one fan and at least one spacing member. At least one heat source of the portable electronic device is arranged in the body. The fan is a centrifugal fan disposed in the body. The fan has at least one flow inlet located in the axial direction and at least one flow outlet located in the radial direction. The spacing member is disposed on at least one of the body or the fan to form a stratified air flow in the body along the axial direction. The stratified air flows into the fan through the flow inlet and out of the fan through the flow outlet respectively.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 10, 2021
    Publication date: April 28, 2022
    Applicant: Acer Incorporated
    Inventors: Tsung-Ting Chen, Wen-Neng Liao, Cheng-Wen Hsieh, Yu-Ming Lin, Wei-Chin Chen, Kuang-Hua Lin, Chun-Chieh Wang, Shu-Hao Kuo
  • Publication number: 20220129038
    Abstract: A portable electronic apparatus with multiple screens includes a first screen and a second screen movably coupled to the first screen along an arcuate path to be received in the first screen or moved out of the first screen. The first screen and the second screen face a same side of the portable electronic apparatus. The second screen includes a base, a lifting mechanism disposed on the base, and a display unit. The display unit is disposed on the lifting mechanism to be driven by the lifting mechanism to be lifted or lowered relative to the base. When the second screen is moved out of the first screen and a step is provided between a display surface of the display unit and a display surface of the first screen, the display unit is adapted to be lifted relative to the base through the lifting mechanism to compensate the step.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 24, 2021
    Publication date: April 28, 2022
    Applicant: Acer Incorporated
    Inventors: Hung-Chi Chen, Shun-Bin Chen, Huei-Ting Chuang, Pao-Ching Huang
  • Publication number: 20220132535
    Abstract: A communication device for handling a hybrid automatic repeat request (HARQ) retransmission, is configured to execute the instructions of receiving a first physical downlink (DL) shared channel (PDSCH) from a network, wherein a first HARQ feedback corresponding to the first PDSCH is allocated in a first uplink (UL) channel and the first UL channel is corresponding to a first priority index; determining not to transmit the first HARQ feedback in the first UL channel; determining a second UL channel for the first HARQ feedback, wherein the second UL channel is corresponding to a second priority index; and transmitting the first HARQ feedback in the second UL channel.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 18, 2021
    Publication date: April 28, 2022
    Applicant: ACER INCORPORATED
    Inventors: Chien-Min Lee, Li-Chung Lo, Jen-Hsien Chen
  • Patent number: 11314343
    Abstract: A touch pad structure includes a touch module, a first bracket, a second bracket, and a plurality of linkage rods. The first bracket has a plurality of first pivoting portions, and the touch module is disposed on the first bracket. The second bracket has a plurality of second pivoting portions. Each of the linkage rods is pivotally connected between the first pivoting portion and the second pivoting portion, so that the touch module is moved together with the first bracket when the touch module is pressed. One portion of each of the linkage rods is pivotally rotated at the first pivoting portion, and another portion of each of the linkage rods is pivotally rotated and moved at the second pivoting portion, so that the touch module and the first bracket are moved toward a plane where the second bracket is located.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 14, 2021
    Date of Patent: April 26, 2022
    Assignee: Acer Incorporated
    Inventors: Yu-Shih Wang, Wen-Chieh Tai, Cheng-Nan Ling, Chih-Chun Liu
  • Patent number: 11315530
    Abstract: A tracking system for positioning a user's location comprise a scan device including a light scanning module for generating a scan light source, where the light scanning module includes a point light source, a prism, a reflector and a synchronization processing module, the prism rotates with a rotation speed, the synchronization processing module is used to control the reflector to rotate with an angle according to the rotation speed, so that the light emitted to the prism is reflected to a specific direction to form the scan light source, a head mounted displayer, which includes a plurality of receivers for detecting the scan light source, for generating information about the scan light source, and an computing device for calculating the location of the user based on the information.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 29, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 26, 2022
    Assignee: ACER INCORPORATED
    Inventors: Jia-Yu Lin, Chih-Chiang Chen
  • Publication number: 20220124937
    Abstract: A heat dissipation device includes a heat dissipation member and a fan. The heat dissipation member includes a first heat dissipation fin group and a second heat dissipation fin group stacked on the first heat dissipation fin group. The first heat dissipation fin group includes a plurality of first heat dissipation fins, and the second heat dissipation fin group includes a plurality of second heat dissipation fins. The fan is stacked on the second heat dissipation fin group. The fan is configured to rotate around an axis. The first heat dissipation fins and the second heat dissipation fins are arranged around the axis.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 19, 2021
    Publication date: April 21, 2022
    Applicant: Acer Incorporated
    Inventors: Shu-Hao Kuo, Wen-Neng Liao, Cheng-Wen Hsieh, Tsung-Ting Chen, Chun-Chieh Wang, Chi-Tai Ho, Kuan-Lin Chen
  • Publication number: 20220124300
    Abstract: A 3D display system and a 3D display method are provided. The 3D display system includes a 3D display, a memory and one or more processors. The memory records a plurality of modules, and the processor accesses and executes the modules recorded by the memory. The modules include a bridge interface module and a 3D display service module. When an application is executed by the processor, the bridge interface module creates a virtual extend screen, and moves the application to the virtual extend screen. The bridge interface module obtains a 2D content frame of the application from the virtual extend screen by a screenshot function. The 3D display service module converts the 2D content frame into a 3D format frame by communicating with a third-party software development kit, and provides the 3D format frame to the 3D display for displaying.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 30, 2021
    Publication date: April 21, 2022
    Applicant: Acer Incorporated
    Inventors: Shih-Hao Lin, Chao-Kuang Yang, Wen-Cheng Hsu
  • Publication number: 20220121245
    Abstract: A hinge structure for a flexible display including first, second, third, and fourth rotating shafts, first and second brackets, and first, second, third, and fourth linking members is provided. The first, second, third, and fourth rotating shafts are parallel to each other and kept at a fixed relative distance with each other. The first linking member is pivotally connected to the third and first brackets. The second linking member is pivotally connected to the fourth and second brackets. The third linking member is pivotally connected to the first bracket and connected to the first rotating shaft, and the fourth linking member is pivotally connected to the second bracket and connected to the second rotating shaft. When the first and second rotating shafts pivotally rotate relative to each other, the first and second brackets move close to or away from each other. A foldable electronic device is also provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 23, 2021
    Publication date: April 21, 2022
    Applicant: Acer Incorporated
    Inventors: Yi-Ta Huang, Wu-Chen Lee, Cheng-Nan Ling, Wen-Chieh Tai
  • Publication number: 20220124520
    Abstract: The disclosure is directed to a method used by a UE to preconfigure a resource for small data transmission in an inactive state and a user equipment using the same method. In one of the exemplary embodiments, the disclosure is directed to a method used by a UE to preconfigure a resource for small data transmission in an inactive state. The method would include not limited to: receiving a CG configuration which is for a small data transmission before entering an inactive state; verifying a CG resource of a camping cell associated with the CG configuration by determining whether the camping cell satisfies a validation condition before triggering a SDT procedure, wherein the CG configuration comprises a list of CG configurations associated with a list of cells; and utilizing the CG resource for the SDT procedure when the validation condition has been determined as being satisfied.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 7, 2021
    Publication date: April 21, 2022
    Applicant: Acer Incorporated
    Inventor: Jung-Mao Lin
  • Patent number: 11308830
    Abstract: The disclosure provides a display driving device and an operation method thereof. The display driving device includes a timing controller circuit and a driving circuit. The timing controller circuit performs oblique filter processing on an original image frame to generate a processed image frame. The driving circuit is coupled to the timing controller circuit to receive the processed image frame. The driving circuit drives a display panel module according to the processed image frame. The display panel module includes a tilt lenticular lens layer having a first tilt angle. A second tilt angle of a filter mask of the oblique filter processing corresponds to the first tilt angle.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 16, 2021
    Date of Patent: April 19, 2022
    Assignee: Acer Incorporated
    Inventors: Jui-Lin Chen, Chao-Shih Huang
  • Publication number: 20220115194
    Abstract: An input module includes a base, a keycap assembly and an identification unit. The base includes a magnetic sensor. The keycap assembly is assembled on the base, and the keycap assembly includes a magnetic element. The identification unit is electrically coupled to the magnetic sensor, and the identification unit determines the type of the keycap assembly according to the characteristics of magnetic field lines of the magnetic element sensed by the magnetic sensor. An electronic device is also disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 20, 2021
    Publication date: April 14, 2022
    Applicant: Acer Incorporated
    Inventor: Hung-Chi Chen