Patents Assigned to Acer Incorporated
  • Patent number: 10564673
    Abstract: A supporting assembly including a stand and a positioning module is provided. The positioning module includes a carrier, a first rod, a first guiding element, a second guiding element, at least one position-limiting element, and at least one elastic element. The carrier is fixed to a portable electronic device. The first rod is pivoted to the carrier and the stand is fixed to the first rod. The first guiding element is fixed to the first rod. The second guiding element is movably disposed on the first rod, and the first guiding element and the second guiding element are coupled to each other. The position-limiting element is disposed at a side of the second guiding element, and the second guiding element is located between the position-limiting element and the first guiding element. The elastic element leans against the position-limiting element and the second guiding element.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 18, 2019
    Date of Patent: February 18, 2020
    Assignee: Acer Incorporated
    Inventors: Chao-Di Shen, Yan-Lin Kuo
  • Patent number: 10563926
    Abstract: An evaporator suitable for a thermal dissipation module. The thermal dissipation module includes a tube or pipe and fluid. The evaporator includes a housing, a first heat dissipation structure and a second heat dissipation structure disposed in a sealed chamber of the housing. The chamber is configured to communicate with the pipe, and the fluid is configured to flow in the pipe and the chamber. The first heat dissipation structure and a second heat dissipation structure provide a plurality of fluid flow passages through which the fluid flows and evaporates. A manufacturing method of the evaporator is also disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 7, 2017
    Date of Patent: February 18, 2020
    Assignee: ACER INCORPORATED
    Inventors: Yung-Chih Wang, Cheng-Wen Hsieh, Wen-Neng Liao, Jau-Han Ke
  • Patent number: 10564768
    Abstract: The present invention provides a touch panel, including a touch-sensing circuit, an ESD protection circuit, and a processor. The touch-sensing circuit is composed of a plurality of sensing pads for sensing at least one touching object and outputting a sensing signal. The ESD protection circuit is connected to the touch-sensing circuit, surrounds the touch sensing circuit, and generates a circuit-loading. The processor is coupled to the touch sensing circuit and the ESD protection circuit to receive the sensing signal and the circuit-loading, performs an action according to the sensing signal, and determines whether to generate a warning signal according to a circuit-load change.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 14, 2018
    Date of Patent: February 18, 2020
    Assignee: ACER INCORPORATED
    Inventors: Jia-Yu Lin, Chih-Chiang Chen
  • Publication number: 20200051758
    Abstract: A keyboard, an electronic device and an assembly method of the keyboard are provided. The electronic device includes a display, the keyboard and a host, wherein the display and the keyboard are electrically connected with the host. The keyboard includes a thin film circuit (TFC) board and multiple buttons. The TFC board has multiple membrane switches with the buttons correspond to the membrane switches, and each of the buttons includes a keycap and a scissor foot. The keycap is used to be pressed to make the corresponding switch being turned on. The keycap includes a cap body and a resetting member, wherein the cap body and the resetting member are formed as an integral, and the scissor feet are connected between the keycap and the TFC board.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 3, 2018
    Publication date: February 13, 2020
    Applicant: Acer Incorporated
    Inventors: Hung-Chi Chen, Huei-Ting Chuang, Shun-Bin Chen
  • Publication number: 20200051594
    Abstract: A generating method and a playing method of multimedia file, a multimedia file generation apparatus and a multimedia file playback apparatus are provided. The playing method of multimedia file includes following steps. A multimedia file including a panoramic video associated with a timeline is received. A first data track of the multimedia file is extracted to obtain object positions of the first image object in the panoramic video with respect to the timeline. When playing the panoramic video, an icon corresponding to the first image object is displayed in a display frame of a screen. In response to detecting a selection operation performed on the icon, a field of view (FoV) for playing the panoramic video is determined according to a first object position recorded in the first data track, and display frames including the first image object are played based on the determined FoV.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 6, 2019
    Publication date: February 13, 2020
    Applicant: Acer Incorporated
    Inventor: Chia-Shang Yuan
  • Publication number: 20200050263
    Abstract: An electronic apparatus including an image capturing device, a storage device and a processor and an operation method thereof are provided. The image capturing device captures an image for a user, and the storage device records a plurality of modules. The processor is coupled to the image capturing device and the storage device and is configured to: configure the image capturing device to capture a head image of a user; perform a face recognition operation to obtain a face region; detect a plurality of facial landmarks within the face region; estimate a head posture angle of the user according to the facial landmarks; calculate a gaze position where the user gazes on the screen according to the head posture angle, a plurality of rotation reference angle, and a plurality of predetermined calibration positions; and configure the screen to display a corresponding visual effect according to the gaze position.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 3, 2018
    Publication date: February 13, 2020
    Applicant: Acer Incorporated
    Inventors: Cheng-Tse Wu, An-Cheng Lee, Sheng-Lin Chiu, Ying-Shih Hung
  • Publication number: 20200047725
    Abstract: A hybrid power brake control system and a control method thereof are provided. The hybrid power brake control system includes a computer, a motor, a connecting rod set, and a pedal brake. The motor is electrically connected with the computer, the connecting rod set includes the first connecting rod and the second connecting rod, the first connecting rod is connected with the motor, the first terminal end of the second connecting rod is connected with the first connecting rod, and the pedal brake is pivotally connected with the second terminal end of the second connecting rod.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 28, 2018
    Publication date: February 13, 2020
    Applicant: Acer Incorporated
    Inventors: Chih-Kai Wang, Shao-Chi Chuang, Wen-Shu Lee, Tsung-Hsun Wu, Kuo-Hui Chang
  • Publication number: 20200049159
    Abstract: An axial flow fan includes a hub and a plurality of fan blade sets. The hub is configured to rotate around an axis. The fan blade sets are disposed at the peripheral of the hub, wherein each of the fan blade sets includes a first fan blade and a second fan blade arranged side by side along the axis and a flow channel is defined by each of the first fan blades and the corresponding second fan blade. Each of the flow channels has an inlet and an outlet opposite to each other, wherein at least one of each of the first fan blades and the corresponding second fan blade has a flow guiding hole and each of the flow guiding holes is located between the inlet and the outlet. Each of the flow guiding holes is communicated with the flow channel.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 26, 2018
    Publication date: February 13, 2020
    Applicant: Acer Incorporated
    Inventors: Kuang-Hua Lin, Cheng-Wen Hsieh, Wen-Neng Liao
  • Publication number: 20200053775
    Abstract: A method for downlink reception in an unlicensed band and a user equipment using the same method are provided. The method includes: receiving an indication for indicating whether a channel correlated with a spatial domain reference signal is available; and accessing the channel if the indication indicates the channel is available.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 1, 2019
    Publication date: February 13, 2020
    Applicant: Acer Incorporated
    Inventors: Chien-Min Lee, Li-Chung Lo
  • Publication number: 20200040738
    Abstract: A heat dissipation fan including a hub and a plurality of fan assemblies are provided. The fan assemblies are disposed around the hub, and each of the fan assemblies includes at least two blades. A runner is formed between the at least two blades. A width of the runner gradually reduces along a rotating axis of the hub.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 1, 2019
    Publication date: February 6, 2020
    Applicant: Acer Incorporated
    Inventors: Kuang-Hua Lin, Cheng-Wen Hsieh, Wen-Neng Liao
  • Publication number: 20200042035
    Abstract: A head-mounted display includes a host, two installing bases, two connection elements and a head belt. The host has two installing grooves and two opposite sidewalls, and the two installing grooves respectively penetrate through the two sidewalls. The two installing bases are disposed in the host, wherein each installing base has an abutting portion and an installing portion connected to each other. The abutting portion of each installing base abuts against an inner edge of the corresponding sidewall, and the installing portion of each installing base is exposed outside of the host through the corresponding installing groove. The two connection elements are respectively installed onto the two installing portions of the two installing bases. The head belt has two opposite connection portions, and the two connection portions are respectively connected to the two connection elements.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 30, 2019
    Publication date: February 6, 2020
    Applicants: STARVR CORPORATION, Acer Incorporated
    Inventors: Chun-Yu Chen, Ker-Wei Lin, Chun-Ta Chen, Hao-Ming Chang, Chun-Hsien Chen, Jen-Chieh Shih, Chih-Heng Tsou, Hui-Ping Sun, Wei-Chih Wang, Yen-Chou Chueh, Kuan-Lin Chen
  • Patent number: 10555197
    Abstract: The present disclosure proposes a method of controlling a WLAN measurement report and related apparatuses using the same. According to one of the exemplary embodiments, the proposed method includes not limited to receiving a configuration message; determining whether to transmit a WLAN measurement result by checking a set of rules after receiving configuration message; generating a WLAN measurement report comprising the WLAN measurement result and transmitting a response message comprising the WLAN measurement report in response to having determined to transmit the WLAN measurement result based on the set of rules; and omitting the WLAN measurement result in the WLAN measurement report in response to having determined to not transmit the WLAN measurement result based on the set of rules.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 1, 2016
    Date of Patent: February 4, 2020
    Assignee: Acer Incorporated
    Inventors: Wei-Chen Pao, Jung-Mao Lin
  • Patent number: 10552993
    Abstract: Detecting method and system for a touch apparatus are provided. A testing signal is outputted to a power supply apparatus by a signal generator, and a line drawing trajectory, which is generated by an automatic line drawing apparatus drawing lines on the touch apparatus, is collected when power with the testing signal is supplied to the touch apparatus by the power supply apparatus. Next, whether the testing signal passes a frequency interference test is determined based on the line drawing trajectory.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 24, 2017
    Date of Patent: February 4, 2020
    Assignee: Acer Incorporated
    Inventors: Chia-Yu Sun, Jin-Ting Kuo
  • Patent number: 10548089
    Abstract: A method of performing a communication operation via a cell for a communication device comprises receiving information of a number of available DCIs for a first period from a network; receiving a first DCI in a first subframe in a first period from the network and determining that the first subframe of a cell is in an on state; receiving a second DCI in a second subframe in the first period after the first subframe from the network and determining that the second subframe of the cell is in the on state, if the number of available DCIs is not achieved; and stopping receiving any DCI in the first period and determining that at least one first subframe of the cell in a rest of the first period is in an off state, if the number of available DCIs is achieved.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 1, 2018
    Date of Patent: January 28, 2020
    Assignee: ACER INCORPORATED
    Inventor: Chia-Wen Hsieh
  • Publication number: 20200026715
    Abstract: A computer system and a fault tolerance processing method thereof of image file are provided. In the method, whether to segment the image file is determined. The image file is segmented into multiple image segmented files sequentially, and a segmenting process is recorded in response to determining to segment the image file. The segmenting process relates to a number of a last segmented file. Each time the image file is segmented once, the number of the last segmented file is accumulated. Segmenting the image file is continued according to the segmenting process in response to a segmenting exception situation. On the other hand, the deployment for the image file is performed in conjunction with a record of the current progress during the deployment, so that the deployment also can be continued in response to an interruption of the deployment. Accordingly, efficiency and successful rate can be improved.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 21, 2019
    Publication date: January 23, 2020
    Applicant: Acer Incorporated
    Inventor: Kuan-Ju Chen
  • Publication number: 20200029263
    Abstract: The disclosure is directed to a method of cell redistribution for a UE and a UE using the same method. In one of the exemplary embodiments, the disclosure is directed to a method of cell redistribution for a UE. The method would include not limited to: acquiring an area information of a cell redistribution candidate for being redistributed from a camping cell to a target cell; performing a filtering procedure for the cell redistribution candidate based on the area information to determine a filtered cell redistribution candidate; performing a cell re-selection procedure to select the target cell from the filtered cell redistribution candidate; and attaching to the target cell.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 9, 2019
    Publication date: January 23, 2020
    Applicant: Acer Incorporated
    Inventor: Jung-Mao Lin
  • Publication number: 20200028304
    Abstract: A power conversion device is provided for supplying power to an electronic device. The power conversion device includes a power supply connector, a voltage conversion circuit, a switch circuit and a detection circuit. The power supply connector is configured to couple with the electronic device. The voltage conversion circuit is configured to provide a suitable voltage level for the electronic device. The switch circuit is coupled between the voltage conversion circuit and the power supply connector. When the power supply connector is coupled with the electronic device and a ground pin of the power supply connector is fully shielded, the detection circuit configures the switch circuit to be conducted for supplying power to the electronic device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 23, 2018
    Publication date: January 23, 2020
    Applicant: Acer Incorporated
    Inventor: Tzu-Tseng Chan
  • Publication number: 20200029298
    Abstract: The disclosure provides a method and an apparatus for receiving a paging message in an environment of a 5G communication system. In an aspect, the disclosure is directed to a method of receiving a paging message for a UE compatible with a 5G communication system. The method would include not limited to: receiving a paging record (PR) delivery rule; entering into a power saving mode; determining a bandwidth part (BWP) according to the PR delivery rule; re-selecting to a cell which corresponds to the BWP which has been determined; and receiving a paging message transmitted through the BWP by the cell.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 18, 2019
    Publication date: January 23, 2020
    Applicant: Acer Incorporated
    Inventor: Jung-Mao Lin
  • Patent number: D873824
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 22, 2018
    Date of Patent: January 28, 2020
    Assignee: Acer Incorporated
    Inventors: Wei-Chang Chen, Jung-Wei Tsao, Jhih-Hsien Wu, Chung-Hsien Lee
  • Patent number: D873834
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 29, 2016
    Date of Patent: January 28, 2020
    Assignee: ACER INCORPORATED
    Inventors: Ju-Hsien Weng, Tzu-Hsiang Chang, Te-Ho Chen, Hsing-Yi Kao, Chien-Yu Hsieh, Wei-Yi Li, Yi-Ming Chang, Lun-Yu Hung, Cheng-Yu Cheng