Patents Assigned to Acer Incorporated
  • Patent number: 10935840
    Abstract: A display apparatus including a display element, a frame body, and an optical lens is provided. The display element has a central zone and at least one edge zone located around the central zone. The central zone forms a display surface with at least one edge zone. The frame body has a bezel portion and an accommodating space. The display element is disposed in the accommodating space and the bezel portion surrounds the display element. The optical lens is disposed on the display element and includes a body. The body has a flat portion and at least one extending portion around the flat portion, wherein the at least one extending portion has a feature surface, and the feature surface overlaps the at least one edge zone and the bezel portion in the direction perpendicular to the frame body, so that users can experience a bezel-less visual effect.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 22, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 2, 2021
    Assignee: Acer Incorporated
    Inventor: Chueh-Pin Ko
  • Publication number: 20210055761
    Abstract: A portable electronic device includes a first body, a second body, and a sliding mechanism. The first body includes a base and an input module slidably disposed on the base. The second body is pivotally connected to the base of the first body. The sliding mechanism includes a power output assembly and a rack, wherein the power output assembly is mounted at the base and the rack is mounted at the input module. The power output assembly is coupled to the rack.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 24, 2020
    Publication date: February 25, 2021
    Applicant: Acer Incorporated
    Inventors: Chun-Hung Wen, Chun-Hsien Chen, Wei-Chang Chen, Yen-Chou Chueh
  • Publication number: 20210057922
    Abstract: A charging method is provided for charging a plurality of batteries of a battery module. The charging method includes: obtaining a maximum voltage value and a minimum voltage value of a plurality of battery voltage values of the batteries according to a relative state of charge of the battery module during a charging process; obtaining a difference value between the maximum voltage value and the minimum voltage value; and adjusting a charging voltage value for charging the batteries and a taper voltage value for determining whether the batteries reach a charging saturation state according to the difference value.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 12, 2019
    Publication date: February 25, 2021
    Applicant: Acer Incorporated
    Inventors: Shuo-Jung Chou, Chuan-Jung Wang
  • Publication number: 20210059059
    Abstract: A foldable electronic device including a first body, a second body, a flexible display disposed on the first and the second bodies, a hinge assembly connected between the first and the second bodies, an extension chain assembly, and a linkage is provided. The first and the second bodies are rotated relatively to be unfolded or folded via the hinge assembly. An end of the linkage and an end of the extension chain assembly are pivoted together and coupled to the first body in a sliding and pivoting manner. Another end of the linkage is pivoted to the hinge assembly, and another end of the extension chain assembly is pivoted to the second body. In a transforming process between the folded and the unfolded states, an extension traveling of the extension chain assembly compensates a size difference of the flexible display between the folded and the unfolded states.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 27, 2020
    Publication date: February 25, 2021
    Applicant: Acer Incorporated
    Inventors: Ting-Wen Pai, Chi-Hung Lai, Wu-Chen Lee, Chih-Chun Liu
  • Patent number: 10928868
    Abstract: A heat dissipating assembly suited for an electronic device is provided. The electronic device has at least one heat source. The heat dissipating assembly includes a first tube, a second tube, and a fluid. The first tube has an inlet and an outlet, wherein a bore size of the inlet is smaller than a bore size of the outlet. Heat generated from the heat source is transferred to the first tube. Two opposite ends of the second tube are connected to the inlet and the outlet such that the first and the second tubes are formed into a closed loop. The fluid is filled in the closed loop. The fluid in the first tube transferred from the inlet toward the outlet absorbs the heat and is transferred to the second tube for heat dissipating. An electronic device is also provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 18, 2018
    Date of Patent: February 23, 2021
    Assignee: Acer Incorporated
    Inventors: Cheng-Wen Hsieh, Wen-Neng Liao
  • Patent number: 10930085
    Abstract: A packing structure including a first packing component, a second packing component, and two lenses is provided. The second packing component is adapted to be combined with the first packing component detachably, such that a containing space is formed between the first packing component and the second packing component. The containing space is adapted to contain an electronic device. The two lenses are disposed on the second packing component. An image displayed by a display surface of the electronic device is adapted to be transmitted to outside of the containing space through the two lenses, so as to form a virtual reality image.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 29, 2019
    Date of Patent: February 23, 2021
    Assignee: Acer Incorporated
    Inventors: Shu-Hsien Chung, Jhih-Hsien Wu, Chung-Hsien Lee, Ming-Haw Wang
  • Patent number: 10928869
    Abstract: A heat dissipation module including a chamber, a first cooling member, and a barrier part is provided. The chamber has an accommodating space, at least one inlet, and at least one outlet. The at least one inlet is disposed in a first side wall of the chamber and communicates with the accommodating space. The at least one outlet is disposed in a second side wall of the chamber away from the at least one inlet and communicates with the accommodating space. The first cooling member is disposed in the accommodating space. The first cooling member has a guiding surface which extends obliquely upward. The barrier part is disposed outside the guiding surface of the first cooling member and has at least one through hole.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 18, 2019
    Date of Patent: February 23, 2021
    Assignee: Acer Incorporated
    Inventors: Chun-Chieh Wang, Wen-Neng Liao, Cheng-Wen Hsieh, Wei-Chin Chen, Jau-Han Ke
  • Patent number: 10928862
    Abstract: An electronic device includes a device main body, a handle and a positioning mechanism. The handle is adapted to be connected to the device main body in a first state, and is adapted to be connected to the device main body in a second state. The positioning mechanism includes a positioning member and an unlocking assembly. The positioning member is movably disposed on the handle. The positioning member is adapted to position the handle to the first state and adapted to position the handle to the second state. The unlocking assembly is movably disposed on the handle and is adapted to remove positioning of the positioning member acted on the handle.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 8, 2019
    Date of Patent: February 23, 2021
    Assignee: Acer Incorporated
    Inventors: Wei-Chang Chen, Jung-Wei Tsao, Yun Cheng
  • Patent number: 10928648
    Abstract: A nose pad structure suited for a head-mounted device is provided. The nose pad structure includes a first nose pad and a second nose pad. The first nose pad has a first fixing portion assembled to the head-mounted device and a first free portion. The second nose pad has a second fixing portion assembled to the head-mounted device and a second free portion being movably overlapped with the first free portion. When a user wears the head-mounted device, the first and the second nose pads cover and contact the user's nose, and an overlapping status of the first and the second free portions is adjusted according to the user's nose shape.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 27, 2019
    Date of Patent: February 23, 2021
    Assignee: Acer Incorporated
    Inventor: Jung-Wei Tsao
  • Publication number: 20210048881
    Abstract: An electronic apparatus and a method for recognizing view angle of displayed screen thereof. The method is adapted to the electronic apparatus and includes the following steps. A first person view screen displayed by a display is captured. A specific object in the first person view screen is removed to generate a preprocessed image. The preprocessed image is inputted into a neural network model to recognize a view angle of the first person view screen. A function is performed according to the view angle of the first person view screen.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 12, 2019
    Publication date: February 18, 2021
    Applicant: Acer Incorporated
    Inventors: Chih-Wen Huang, Chao-Kuang Yang, Wen-Cheng Hsu
  • Patent number: 10924683
    Abstract: An image processing method for processing a first image captured by a camera is provided, in which the first image is retrieved; and an output image is output to an image output circuit after the first image is modified to the output image, wherein a result value of each pixel of the output image is zero or a value generated by subtracting the threshold value from the brightness value of each pixel of the first image.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 11, 2019
    Date of Patent: February 16, 2021
    Assignee: ACER INCORPORATED
    Inventor: Wei-Kuo Shih
  • Patent number: 10924879
    Abstract: A sound effect controlling method and a sound outputting device with dynamic gain adjustment are disclosed. The sound effect controlling method includes the following steps. An original left sound signal and an original right sound signal are transformed to a virtual center sound signal, a virtual left sound signal, a virtual left surrounding sound signal, a virtual right surrounding sound signal and a virtual right sound signal according to a center gain, a left gain, a left surrounding gain, a right surrounding gain and a right gain, which are calculated according to a rotation angle and a dual sound relationship. An updated left sound signal and an updated right sound signal are obtained according to the virtual center sound signal, the virtual left sound signal, the virtual left surrounding sound signal, the virtual right surrounding sound signal and the virtual right sound signal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 3, 2019
    Date of Patent: February 16, 2021
    Assignee: ACER INCORPORATED
    Inventors: Po-Jen Tu, Jia-Ren Chang, Kai-Meng Tzeng
  • Patent number: 10924728
    Abstract: The disclosure provides a head mounted display (HMD) and a light adjusting method thereof. The HMD includes a housing, a first chamber, a second chamber, and a light source. The first chamber is disposed in the housing and disposed with a display, wherein the display plays a video content. The second chamber is disposed in the housing and adjacent to the first chamber, wherein a through hole is disposed between the first chamber and the second chamber, and the video content propagates from the first chamber to the second chamber via the through hole. The light source is disposed on at least one side of at least one of the first chamber and the second chamber, wherein the light source provides a light in response to the video content or a system state of the HMD.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 2, 2019
    Date of Patent: February 16, 2021
    Assignee: Acer Incorporated
    Inventor: Chueh-Pin Ko
  • Publication number: 20210039712
    Abstract: A vehicle control method and a vehicle control system are provided. A lateral distance between a vehicle and a tunnel wall of a tunnel is obtained through a lidar sensor when the vehicle is moving in a lane in the tunnel. A lateral offset parameter between the vehicle and a lane centerline is obtained based on the lateral distance. A moving direction of the vehicle is controlled according to the lateral offset parameter.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 8, 2019
    Publication date: February 11, 2021
    Applicant: Acer Incorporated
    Inventor: Liang-Yu Ke
  • Patent number: 10914104
    Abstract: A pivoting mechanism includes a first hollow tube and a second hollow tube. The second hollow tube is rotatably sleeved on the first hollow tube to generate a torsion force with the first hollow tube. An electronic device is also provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 19, 2019
    Date of Patent: February 9, 2021
    Assignee: Acer Incorporated
    Inventors: Chao-Di Shen, Kai-Lin Chang, Yan-Lin Kuo
  • Patent number: 10914313
    Abstract: A heat dissipation fan including a hub and a plurality of heat dissipation blades is provided. The heat dissipation blades are arranged around the periphery of the hub. Each of the heat dissipation blades includes a curved surface body and a flow guiding portion. The curved surface body has a pressure bearing surface and a negative pressing surface opposite to the pressure bearing surface. The flow guiding portion is connected to the curved surface body. The flow guiding portion has a concave surface and a convex surface opposite to the concave surface, wherein the concave surface is recessed in the pressure bearing surface and the convex surface protrudes outward from the negative pressing surface.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 24, 2018
    Date of Patent: February 9, 2021
    Assignee: Acer Incorporated
    Inventors: Shun-Ta Yu, Wen-Neng Liao, Cheng-Yu Cheng, Jau-Han Ke, Cheng-Wen Hsieh
  • Patent number: 10916851
    Abstract: A mobile electronic device includes a ground plane, a first slot, a plurality of first inductive elements, a first antenna, a second antenna, a first signal source, and a second signal source. The first slot is disposed in the ground plane to form a first ground portion and a second ground portion separated from each other. The first inductive elements are respectively connected to the first ground portion and the second ground portion. The first antenna and the second antenna respectively receive a radio-frequency signal in a predetermined band. The first signal source is electrically connected between the first antenna and the first ground portion and receives the radio-frequency signal from the first antenna. The second signal source is electrically connected between the second antenna and the second ground portion and receives the radio-frequency signal from the second antenna.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 3, 2018
    Date of Patent: February 9, 2021
    Assignee: Acer Incorporated
    Inventors: Wan-Chu Wei, Hsieh-Chih Lin, Hsin-Wu Chiang, Pei-Chi Ma, Yu-Chia Chang, Pang-Chun Tsai, Chung-hao Huang
  • Patent number: 10916847
    Abstract: A multi-band antenna includes a ground plane and an antenna element. The antenna element includes a first radiation portion and a second radiation portion. A first end of the first radiation portion is coupled to a feeding point, and a second end of the first radiation portion is a first open end. A first end of the second radiation portion is coupled to a ground plane, and a second end of the second radiation portion is a second open end. The second radiation portion is not electrically connected to the first radiation portion, and a coupling distance exists between the second radiation portion and the first radiation portion. The antenna element operates in a first band through the first radiation portion and operates in a second band through the second radiation portion. The frequency in the first band is lower than the frequency in the second band.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 28, 2019
    Date of Patent: February 9, 2021
    Assignee: Acer Incorporated
    Inventor: Kun-Sheng Chang
  • Patent number: 10915807
    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: Grant
    Filed: August 28, 2019
    Date of Patent: February 9, 2021
    Assignee: Acer Incorporated
    Inventors: Chih-Chieh Chien, Yi-Chun Chung, Pei-Wen Jung, Yen-Ming Hsu
  • Patent number: D911340
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 23, 2020
    Date of Patent: February 23, 2021
    Assignee: Acer Incorporated
    Inventors: Yi-Heng Lee, Ming-Cheng Wu