Patents Assigned to Acer Incorporated
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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: 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: 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Publication number: 20210112310
    Abstract: A schedule management method for a playback device and a schedule management system are provided. The method includes: providing a play list, where the play list records playing schedule information of a plurality of multimedia files; performing a multimedia file playing operation by the playback device according to the play list to play at least one of the multimedia files; detecting delay time information corresponding to the multimedia file playing operation; and automatically updating the play list according to the delay time information.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 6, 2020
    Publication date: April 15, 2021
    Applicant: Acer Incorporated
    Inventor: Chun-Hua Lee
  • Publication number: 20210110788
    Abstract: A display device and an operation method thereof are provided. The display device includes a backlight panel and a backlight control circuit. The backlight panel provides backlight to a display panel. The backlight control circuit is coupled to the backlight panel. The backlight control circuit receives prompt area information. The prompt area information is configured to indicate a prompt area in a display area of the display panel. The backlight control circuit controls the backlight panel according to the prompt area information to adjust the backlight corresponding to the prompt area. In this way, a backlight effect of the prompt area is different from a backlight effect of one of other areas in the display area.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 2, 2019
    Publication date: April 15, 2021
    Applicant: Acer Incorporated
    Inventor: Chueh-Pin Ko
  • Publication number: 20210109602
    Abstract: A key structure includes a base plate, a key cap, a scissor, a spring, a positioning base, a first cover and a second cover. The key cap is disposed above the base plate. The scissor, the spring, the positioning base, the first cover and the second cover are located between the base plate and the key cap. The scissor abuts against the base plate and the key cap. The spring abuts against the key cap. The positioning base is connected to the key cap, wherein the positioning base has a positioning groove and a part of the spring is located in the positioning groove. The first cover is connected to the positioning base, wherein the first cover has a through hole overlapped with the positioning groove, and the spring penetrates the through hole. The second cover is slidably connected to the first cover. The second cover penetrates the through hole and abuts against the base plate, and another part of the spring abuts against the second cover and is covered by the second cover.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 14, 2020
    Publication date: April 15, 2021
    Applicant: Acer Incorporated
    Inventors: Hung-Chi Chen, Chi-Hung Lai, Chuan-Hua Wang, Pin-Chueh Lin, Ching-Piao Kuan
  • Patent number: 10977340
    Abstract: A dynamic scale adjustment method for data visualization enhancement comprises calculating statistical data for a data collection section according to data collected in the data collection section, calculating a mean value according to the statistical data corresponding to the data collection section, dividing the statistical data into a plurality of levels, determining an upper threshold and a lower threshold according to the mean value, and assigning a first data of the statistical data to the highest level when the first data exceeds the upper threshold and assigning a second data of the statistical data to the lowest level when the second data is under the lower threshold.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 4, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 13, 2021
    Assignee: ACER INCORPORATED
    Inventors: Andy Ho, Tsung-Han Yang, Szu-Chieh Wang, Jian-Chi Lin, Jason Hsiao
  • Patent number: 10977824
    Abstract: A positioning method and a positioning device are provided. The positioning method includes providing a map database, and obtaining a target image and querying the map database with the target image so as to determine a target coordinate corresponding to the target image.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 29, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 13, 2021
    Assignee: ACER INCORPORATED
    Inventor: Chia-Cheng Teng
  • Publication number: 20210101075
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides a game operation optimization method and a mobile device. The method includes: in response to detecting that a game application is operating on the mobile device, reading a button configuration file corresponding to the game application; in response to detecting a first button event corresponding to the first button, converting the first button event into a second button event corresponding to the second button according to the button configuration file; and controlling a first content of the game application according to the second button event.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 9, 2020
    Publication date: April 8, 2021
    Applicant: Acer Incorporated
    Inventors: Wei-Ren Lin, An-Cheng Lee, Sheng-Lin Chiu, Ying-Shih Hung, Chia-Hsien Tsou
  • Patent number: 10972100
    Abstract: A dial device includes a base, a cover, a column, a magnet, a magnetic sensor and a signal processing circuit. The cover includes a cap portion and a side wall vertically extending from the cap portion. The column surrounded by the wall includes a first end for connecting to the base and a second end for connecting to the cover. The magnet surrounds the column and is disposed on the base or the cover. The magnetic sensor is disposed on a side surface of the column and coupled to the signal processing circuit. When the cover rotates relative to the base, the magnet rotates around the magnetic sensor, and the magnetic field strengths sensed by the magnetic sensor vary. The signal processing circuit determines the relative rotation direction between the cover and the base according to the difference of the magnetic field strengths sensed by the magnetic sensor.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 31, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 6, 2021
    Assignee: ACER INCORPORATED
    Inventors: Tai Ju, Chueh-Pin Ko, Chih-Chiang Chen
  • Patent number: 10971132
    Abstract: An electronic system is provided. The electronic system includes a host, an audio output device and a display. The host includes an audio processing module, a relay processing module, a smart interpreter engine and a driver. The audio processing module is utilized for acquiring audio data corresponding to a first language from audio streams processed by an application program executed on the host. The smart interpreter engine is utilized for converting the audio data corresponding to the first language into text data corresponding to a second language. The relay processing module is utilized for transmitting the text data corresponding to the second language to the display for displaying. The driver is utilized for converting the data corresponding to the first language into an analog audio signal corresponding to the first language and transmitting the analog audio signal corresponding to the first language to the audio output device for playback.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 3, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 6, 2021
    Assignee: ACER INCORPORATED
    Inventors: Gianna Tseng, Szu-Ting Chou, Shang-Yao Lin, Shih-Cheng Huang
  • Patent number: 10966334
    Abstract: A casing includes a substrate, a protection layer, a bottom coating layer, a coating film layer, and a surface coating layer. The substrate has a first surface. The protection layer covers the first surface and has a second surface opposite to the first surface. The bottom coating layer covers the second surface and has a third surface opposite to the second surface. The coating film layer covers the third surface and has a fourth surface opposite to the third surface. The surface coating layer covers the fourth surface. One of the first surface, the second surface, and the third surface has a concave-convex pattern.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 9, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 30, 2021
    Assignee: Acer Incorporated
    Inventors: Wen-Hsin Lin, Cheng-Nan Ling, Wen-Chieh Tai
  • Patent number: 10963017
    Abstract: An electronic device includes a casing, a driven component, a magnetic component and an electromagnetic component. The casing has an outer surface, an inner surface, and an accommodating groove penetrating through the outer surface and the inner surface. The driven component is movably disposed in the accommodating groove. The magnetic component is connected to the driven component. The electromagnetic component is aligned with the magnetic component, and the magnetic component and the electromagnetic component are located at the same side of the inner surface. When the electromagnetic component isn't powered, the magnetic component and the electromagnetic component are attracted to each other, and the driven component is positioned at a first position. When the electromagnetic component is powered, the magnetic component and the electromagnetic component are repulsed to each other so as to drive the driven component to move from the first position to the second position.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 30, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 30, 2021
    Assignee: Acer Incorporated
    Inventors: Hung-Chi Chen, Ming-Feng Hsieh, Ju-Hsien Weng, Tzu-Hsiang Chang, Zheng-Yan Lee, Yu-Ming Lin, Huei-Ting Chuang, Shun-Bin Chen
  • Patent number: D914685
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 21, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 30, 2021
    Assignee: Acer Incorporated
    Inventors: Chih-Kai Tu, Hsien-Yu Liu, Yi-Heng Lee
  • Patent number: D916097
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 26, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 13, 2021
    Assignee: Acer Incorporated
    Inventors: Cheng-Han Lin, Hung-Chi Chen