Patents Assigned to Apacer Technology Inc.
  • Patent number: 10966345
    Abstract: A solid-state drive (SSD) heat dissipation device is disclosed. The SSD heat dissipation device comprises a solid-state drive substrate, a chip heat dissipation component, a memory heat dissipation component, and a spacer. A control IC and a flash memory are disposed on the solid-state drive substrate, the chip heat dissipation component is disposed on the control IC, and the memory heat dissipation component is disposed on the flash memory. The chip heat dissipation component and the memory heat dissipation component are disposed separately.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 10, 2020
    Date of Patent: March 30, 2021
    Assignee: Apacer Technology Inc.
    Inventors: Chien-Pang Chen, Min-Lung Lin, Chih-Hung Kuo, Sung-Yu Tsai
  • Publication number: 20200375064
    Abstract: A solid-state drive (SSD) heat dissipation device is disclosed. The SSD heat dissipation device comprises a solid-state drive substrate, a chip heat dissipation component, a memory heat dissipation component, and a spacer. A control IC and a flash memory are disposed on the solid-state drive substrate, the chip heat dissipation component is disposed on the control IC, and the memory heat dissipation component is disposed on the flash memory. The chip heat dissipation component and the memory heat dissipation component are disposed separately.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 10, 2020
    Publication date: November 26, 2020
    Applicant: APACER TECHNOLOGY INC.
    Inventors: Chien-Pang CHEN, Min-Lung LIN, Chih-Hung KUO, Sung-Yu TSAI
  • Patent number: 10564340
    Abstract: A multispectral light source device includes a substrate, a plurality of light-emitting diodes, a cover body and a light guide body. The light-emitting diodes are disposed on the substrate. A plurality of waveband lights with different wavelengths are emitted by the light-emitting diodes. The cover body is disposed on the substrate, and the light-emitting diodes are covered by the cover body. The light guide body is disposed on the substrate. The light guide body has a light guide outlet. The substrate has a first diameter, the light guide outlet has a second diameter, and the ratio of the first diameter to the second diameter is in a range between 9 to 15, so that the waveband lights are moved and converged in the light guide body and emitted through the light guide outlet. As a result, the product can be miniaturized, and the handheld detection instrument can be implemented.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 28, 2019
    Date of Patent: February 18, 2020
    Assignee: APACER TECHNOLOGY INC.
    Inventor: Chong-Jing Peng
  • Patent number: 10474546
    Abstract: An oculink electronic device having a flexible circuit board includes an oculink connector, a first rigid circuit board, a second rigid circuit board and the flexible circuit board. The first rigid circuit board is connected with the oculink connector. The flexible circuit board is extended from the first rigid circuit board and the second rigid circuit board and disposed between the first rigid circuit board and the second rigid circuit board. Therefore, not only the assembling steps are reduced, but also the total length is significantly shortened. The rotatable characteristic is provided, and the space requirement of installation is reduced.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 21, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 12, 2019
    Assignee: APACER TECHNOLOGY INC.
    Inventors: Jiunn-Chang Lee, Chien-Pang Chen
  • Patent number: 10477705
    Abstract: A storage device includes a first housing, a second housing, a circuit board, a first electric connector, a first storage unit, a second electric connector and a second storage unit. The second housing is matched with the first housing and connected with the first housing. The circuit board is disposed between the first housing and the second housing. The first electric connector is disposed on the circuit board. The first storage unit is disposed on the circuit board and electrically connected with the first electric connector. The second electric connector is disposed on the circuit board. The second storage unit is disposed on the circuit board and electrically connected with the second electric connector. The first storage unit and the second storage unit are independent from each other. Therefore, the advantages of utilizing two independent storage units on single one product are achieved.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 16, 2019
    Date of Patent: November 12, 2019
    Assignee: APACER TECHNOLOGY INC.
    Inventors: Jiunn-Chang Lee, Jia-Wei Lin, Liang-Cheng Li
  • Patent number: 10423338
    Abstract: The present disclosure illustrates a method of extending a lifetime of a solid state disk (SSD). The SSD includes a flash memory which is a multi-level cell (MLC) flash memory. The method includes steps of: setting a number of logic blocks of the SSD to be one-half of a number of physical blocks of the flash memory; reading, by a control unit of the SSD, a write/erase times of each of the physical blocks of the flash memory; and converting the physical block, of which a number of the write/erase times exceeds an upper limit of the write/erase times, from a multi-level storage format to a single-level storage format. A number of the logic blocks is a constant value.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 29, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 24, 2019
    Assignee: Apacer Technology Inc.
    Inventors: Jiunn-Chang Lee, Yin-Chuan Liao
  • Patent number: 10395696
    Abstract: A double data rate memory includes a circuit board, a goldfinger connection interface, at least 16 first IC chips, at least 16 second IC chips, a first and a second read-only memory. The circuit board has a first surface, a second surface, a first region and a second region. The first IC chips are disposed on the first surface. The second IC chips are disposed on the second surface. The first read-only memory is connected with the first and the second IC chips disposed on the first region. The second read-only memory is connected with the first and the second IC chips disposed on the second region. 10 pins of the goldfinger connection interface are connected with the second read-only memory and the first and the second IC chips disposed on the second region to make them operate. At least 32 IC chips are effectively operated in single one memory.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 16, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 27, 2019
    Assignee: APACER TECHNOLOGY INC.
    Inventors: Yung-Chih Wu, Rui-Cheng Lin
  • Patent number: 10288791
    Abstract: An expansion card with homogenized light outputs and light-homogenizing device thereof are disclosed. The expansion card includes a circuit board and a light-homogenizing device. The circuit board includes a light-emitting device disposed on a first side edge. The light-homogenizing device includes a light-guiding body, a light-diffusion element, and a light-turning element. The light-guiding body includes a light-input side and a light-output side opposite to each other, and the light-input side is adjacent to the first side edge. The light-diffusion element is disposed on the light-input side of the light-guiding body and opposite to the light-emitting device. The light-diffusion element and the light-out side are configured to diffuse the light beams entering into the light-guiding body from the light-emitting device and form a light-transmitting path.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 16, 2016
    Date of Patent: May 14, 2019
    Assignee: APACER TECHNOLOGY INC.
    Inventors: Hua-Min Tseng, Ming-Han Chung, Wen-Chin Wu, Chien-Pang Chen
  • Patent number: 10222259
    Abstract: An optical probe has a connecting part, a carrier, multiple optical fibers, and a lens hood. The carrier is inserted in the connecting part. The carrier has two opposite ends and a channel. The channel extends to the two opposite ends of the carrier. The multiple optical fibers are inserted in the channel of the carrier. The lens hood is connected to the connecting part. The multiple optic fibers inserted inside the channel are able to cover various orientations of oscillations of polarized light, promote accuracy of inspection result, and save a lot of time from repeated measuring.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 14, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 5, 2019
    Assignee: Apacer Technology Inc.
    Inventors: Tzu-I Ma, Ming-Chung Cheng, Jin-Cherng Hsu
  • Patent number: 10162723
    Abstract: An electronic card and a detecting method are provided. The electronic card includes a connector. The detecting method detects whether an output signal from a host is received by Pin 41, Pin 43, Pin 47 and Pin 49 of the connector, or Pin 29, Pin 31, Pin 35 and Pin 37 of the connector, or Pin 17, Pin 19, Pin 23 and Pin 25 of the connector, or Pin 5, Pin 7, 11 and Pin 13 of the connector. According to the detecting result and the output signal, the electronic card judges the communication protocol of the host is a SATA communication protocol, a PCIe communication protocol or a USB3.0 communication protocol.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 4, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 25, 2018
    Assignee: APACER TECHNOLOGY INC.
    Inventors: Jiunn-Chang Lee, Hung-Wen Pan
  • Patent number: 9865143
    Abstract: The present invention discloses a status displaying device and method thereof for a Solid-State Drive (SSD). The status displaying device may include a non-volatile memory, an emitting unit, a firmware, and a first control unit. A first instruction is generated and transmitted by the firmware. The first instruction is received by the first control unit. The first control unit performs a first operation on the non-volatile memory and controls the emitting unit to have a first emitting behavior according to the first instruction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 9, 2015
    Date of Patent: January 9, 2018
    Assignee: APACER TECHNOLOGY INC.
    Inventor: Meng-Hung Tsai
  • Patent number: 9779052
    Abstract: A PCIe bridge transformation device and a method thereof are provided, which is adapted to a storage unit in a lock state. The transformation device includes a connecting unit, a PCIe interface and a bridge. The connecting unit is connected to the storage unit and the connecting unit receives an identification command from the storage unit. The PCIe interface is electrically connected to an electronic unit. The bridge is installed with a first firmware for identifying an identification command. When the identification command is an access validity command, the first firmware unlocks the lock state of the storage unit, wherein the storage unit includes a second firmware corresponding to the first firmware, and the second firmware produces the identification command.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 21, 2016
    Date of Patent: October 3, 2017
    Assignee: Apacer Technology Inc.
    Inventors: Liang-Cheng Li, Chih-Hung Kuo
  • Patent number: 9769893
    Abstract: A light-emitting device and a control method are provided. The light-emitting device is applied to a memory module. The light-emitting device includes at least one memory module board, at least one light-emitting board and an application program unit. The at least one memory module board is connected with a host. Each light-emitting board includes plural light-emitting units and a control unit. The control unit controls a lighting mode of the plural light-emitting units. The control unit is electrically connected with the host through the corresponding memory module board. The application program unit generates a control signal. The control signal is transmitted to the control unit of each light-emitting board through the host. The control unit controls the corresponding light-emitting units according to the control signal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 19, 2016
    Date of Patent: September 19, 2017
    Assignee: APACER TECHNOLOGY INC.
    Inventors: Chun-Chieh Wu, Wei-Te Cheng, Po-Jung Liu
  • Patent number: 9622337
    Abstract: An anti-sulfurization memory storage device is provided, which includes a connection interface unit, a plurality of volatile memory units and a printed circuit board. The connection interface unit is configured to communicate with a host. The printed circuited board may include a plurality of anti-sulfurization passive components and a protective film. The plurality of anti-sulfurization passive components are configured to control and transmit a current to a plurality of volatile memory units. The protective file is configured to cover the printed circuit board. Wherein, the plurality of anti-sulfurization passive components may include an anti-sulfurization resistor and an anti-sulfurization resistor network.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 6, 2016
    Date of Patent: April 11, 2017
    Assignee: Apacer Technology Inc.
    Inventors: Chih-Liang Chang, Min-Huang Chou
  • Patent number: 9600293
    Abstract: A logic block addressing (LBA) configuration method and a non-volatile memory device having the same are provided. The non-volatile memory device determines one of logic zones configured in an LBA table according to the number of booting times. The selected logic zone corresponds to a data zone configured in a physical volume. The non-volatile memory device accesses data stored in the data zone in the selected logic zone. Accordingly, in each boot, the instant disclosure provides the LBA configuration method and the non-volatile memory device having the same, which can show data stored in the different data zones of the physical volume to simplify user operation and avoid the user maliciously destroying or erroneously deleting other data stored in the unused data zones of the physical volume, thereby enhancing the efficiency of the non-volatile memory device executing the multi-booting.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 1, 2014
    Date of Patent: March 21, 2017
    Assignee: Apacer Technology Inc.
    Inventor: Jiunn-Chang Lee
  • Patent number: 9311991
    Abstract: A solid state drive (SSD) with a hybrid storage mode includes a flash memory, and a data processing module in information communication with the flash memory. The flash memory includes a first storage sector that stores data by a first potential storage mode, and a second storage sector that stores data by a second potential storage mode. The first storage sector corresponds to physical block addresses P0 to PM?1 and logical block addresses L0 to LM?1. The second storage sector corresponds to physical block addresses PM to PM+N?1 and logical block addresses LM to LM+1?1. The data processing module has a data processing mode. In the data processing mode, the data processing module identifies the logical block address included in a command, and executes the command at the corresponding physical block address. Accordingly, an SSD having a high stability and a high data storage capacity is provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 26, 2014
    Date of Patent: April 12, 2016
    Assignee: Apacer Technology Inc.
    Inventors: Yin-Chuan Liao, Hung-Wen Pan
  • Patent number: 9128575
    Abstract: An intelligent input method and intelligent input system are disclosed. The intelligent input system includes an electronic device and an input device. The intelligent input method comprises the following steps. Firstly, a touch input is received through an input interface of an input device. Then, plural control areas on the input interface are defined according to a touch position of the touch input on the input interface. The plural control areas are respectively correlated with plural input functions of the input device. The intelligent input method allows the user to input or select a target object or browse a web page or operate any graphical user interface containing randomly-distributed objects in an electronic device such as an intelligent TV or a digital multimedia player. Consequently, the target object can be selected and inputted in an intelligent, quick and intuitive manner.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 18, 2013
    Date of Patent: September 8, 2015
    Assignee: APACER TECHNOLOGY INC.
    Inventor: Yu-Hsuan Lee
  • Publication number: 20140132524
    Abstract: An intelligent input method and intelligent input system are disclosed. The intelligent input system includes an electronic device and an input device. The intelligent input method comprises the following steps. Firstly, a touch input is received through an input interface of an input device. Then, plural control areas on the input interface are defined according to a touch position of the touch input on the input interface. The plural control areas are respectively correlated with plural input functions of the input device. The intelligent input method allows the user to input or select a target object or browse a web page or operate any graphical user interface containing randomly-distributed objects in an electronic device such as an intelligent TV or a digital multimedia player. Consequently, the target object can be selected and inputted in an intelligent, quick and intuitive manner.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 18, 2013
    Publication date: May 15, 2014
    Applicant: APACER TECHNOLOGY INC.
    Inventor: Yu-Hsuan Lee
  • Publication number: 20140111449
    Abstract: A tactile positioning device includes a film attached to a touch surface of a portable electronic device. The film includes at least a first tactile unit used as a positioning reference point of a key on the touch surface, and at least a second tactile unit being a linear tactile unit for defining an operating route or an operating range. The tactile feedbacks provided by the first tactile unit and the second tactile unit enable a user to sense a position of the key which is positioned by the first tactile unit and the operating route or the operating range defined by the second tactile unit, so as to operate the portable electronic device without having to look at the touch surface.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 18, 2013
    Publication date: April 24, 2014
    Applicant: APACER TECHNOLOGY INC.
    Inventor: Yu-Hsuan Lee
  • Publication number: 20140115091
    Abstract: A machine-implemented file sharing method for a network storage system is provided. The network storage system at least includes a first storage device, a second storage device and a network cloud. The first storage device and second storage device are in communication with the network cloud. The machine-implemented file sharing method includes the following steps. Firstly, a state of a target file of the second storage device to be retrieved by a user of the first storage device is marked as a freeze state. If it is determined the user of the second storage device is to modify the target file, a file access expediting operation on the target file is performed and a file access notice signal is issued to the user of the first storage device to expedite the retrieval of the target file.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 15, 2013
    Publication date: April 24, 2014
    Applicant: APACER TECHNOLOGY INC.
    Inventor: Yu-Hsuan Lee