Patents Assigned to Aten International Co., Ltd.
  • Patent number: 10803836
    Abstract: A switch device includes a first connection interface, a second connection interface, an video output interface, a control module and a processing module. The first connection interface receives a first video and the second connection interface receives a second video. The video output interface outputs an integrated video. The control module receives a control signals including a position data. The processing module generates the integrated video based on the first video and the second video. The integrated video includes a first sub-image having a first depth and a second sub-image having a second depth respectively corresponding to the first video and the second video. When the position data falls within an overlapping area of the first sub-image and the second sub-image, the processing module outputs the control signal to one of the first connection interface and the second connection interface based on the first depth and the second depth.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 27, 2019
    Date of Patent: October 13, 2020
    Assignee: ATEN International Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Chun-Chi Liao
  • Patent number: 10778453
    Abstract: A system for preventing faulty connection between PoC and PoE. The system includes a signal generating circuit for generating a detection signal of a detection format of a powered device. A signal feedback circuit is configured to receive the detection signal, and to send a feedback signal to a power source equipment. A signal detecting circuit is configured to detect the feedback signal. A first control switch is coupled to the signal detecting circuit. A second control switch is coupled to the signal feedback circuit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 25, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 15, 2020
    Assignee: ATEN International Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Jian-Liang Che
  • Patent number: 10708541
    Abstract: A video signal transmission switching apparatus is disclosed. The video signal transmission switching apparatus is coupled between a source apparatus and a plurality of display apparatuses. The video signal transmission switching apparatus includes a controller, a USB Type-C connecting interface, a plurality of video output interfaces and a switching module. The controller is coupled to the source apparatus through the USB Type-C connecting interface at least including a specific channel. The controller is coupled to the plurality of display apparatus through the plurality of video output interfaces respectively. The switching module is coupled to the specific channel and coupled to the plurality of video output interfaces respectively. The switching module detects a specific signal of the plurality of display apparatus and controls the specific channel to re-perform handshaking accordingly.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 21, 2018
    Date of Patent: July 7, 2020
    Assignee: ATEN International Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Sin-Hong Chen
  • Publication number: 20200209982
    Abstract: A video interactive system includes at least one input device, a plurality of wireless positioning devices, at least one interactive device, and an image processing device. The input device provides image data. Each wireless positioning device is disposed in an operation space and transmits a positioning signal. The interactive device is paired with the input device and has a plurality of sensors for receiving the positioning signals. The interactive device is movably disposed in the operation space and generates action information corresponding to a display device. The image processing device is electrically connected to the input device and the display device. The image processing device receives the image data from the input device and outputs the image data to the display device based on the action information.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 12, 2019
    Publication date: July 2, 2020
    Applicant: ATEN International Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Kuo-Feng KAO
  • Patent number: 10686977
    Abstract: The utility model provides system and apparatus for communication between different interfaces. The system includes at least an image process module for processing at least an image signal produced from a least an industrial embedded system, a remote control module coupled to at least said image process module for receiving said processed image signal and transmitting it to a remote computer, wherein said remote control module further receiving a control command of said remote computer, and at least a control module coupled to said remote module for receiving and processing said command.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 24, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 16, 2020
    Assignee: ATEN International Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Shih-Chieh Yen, Hong-Tao Wen
  • Publication number: 20200175941
    Abstract: A switching device includes multimedia input interfaces for respectively receiving multiple multimedia signals, a switching unit electrically connected to the multimedia input interfaces, a multimedia output interface, an electrical characteristics modulator, and a controller. The switching unit outputs a selected multimedia signal according to a first control signal. The multimedia output interface includes a multimedia signal terminal for outputting the selected multimedia signals and a non-signal terminal. The electrical characteristics modulator changes an electrical characteristic of the non-signal terminal according to a second control signal. The controller is controlled to generate the first and the second control signals through a video switching method whereby the electrical characteristics modulator changes the electrical characteristic of the non-signal terminal thereby increasing compatibility between the switching device and a multimedia output device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 21, 2019
    Publication date: June 4, 2020
    Applicant: ATEN International Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Kai-Jui Chan
  • Publication number: 20200143772
    Abstract: A video control device for a video wall is provided. The video wall includes first and second display devices disposed adjoining each other in the vertical direction. The video control device includes a video receiver for receiving a video signal having multiple frames, and a video delay controller electrically coupled to the video receiver, for receiving and storing data of the multiple frames. The data of each frame includes data of a first sub-frame and a second sub- frame. In one embodiment, a control method controls output of the video data to the video wall, wherein the video delay controller reads stored data of one of the multiple frames, and respectively outputs the first and second sub-frames of that frame to the first and second display devices at first and second time points, respectively, wherein the first and second time points are separate by a defined time interval.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 23, 2019
    Publication date: May 7, 2020
    Applicant: ATEN International Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Shih-Jung HUANG, Yi-Jen CHEN, Tsu-Mu CHANG
  • Publication number: 20200105229
    Abstract: A switch device includes a first connection interface, a second connection interface, an video output interface, a control module and a processing module. The first connection interface receives a first video and the second connection interface receives a second video. The video output interface outputs an integrated video. The control module receives a control signals including a position data. The processing module generates the integrated video based on the first video and the second video. The integrated video includes a first sub-image having a first depth and a second sub-image having a second depth respectively corresponding to the first video and the second video. When the position data falls within an overlapping area of the first sub-image and the second sub-image, the processing module outputs the control signal to one of the first connection interface and the second connection interface based on the first depth and the second depth.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 27, 2019
    Publication date: April 2, 2020
    Applicant: ATEN International Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Chun-Chi LIAO
  • Patent number: 10607564
    Abstract: A signal relaying device applied to DisplayPort architecture is disclosed. The signal relaying device is coupled between a source device and a sink device and includes a receiving end, an arbiter and a transmitting end. The receiving end receives a request signal from the source device via the first auxiliary channel. The arbiter is coupled to the receiving end and receives the request signal. The transmitting end receives the request signal from the arbiter and transmits the request signal to the sink device via the second auxiliary channel. The sink device transmits a first configuration data to the transmitting end via the second auxiliary channel when receiving the request signal. The arbiter replaces the first configuration data with the second configuration data and transmits the second configuration data to the receiving end when receiving the first configuration data from the transmitting end.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 2, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 31, 2020
    Assignee: ATEN International Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Kun-Feng Xie
  • Patent number: 10558419
    Abstract: The present invention discloses a video adapter for installing video wall quickly. The video adapter includes a microcontroller unit; a number generating unit coupled to the microcontroller unit to set a number for one display in the video wall and transmit the number to the microcontroller unit; a first connector coupled to the display; and a second connector coupled to one end of a video and audio cable; wherein the microcontroller unit processes the number and transmits the number to a video and audio control device coupled to the other end of the video and audio cable; wherein the video and audio control device assigns corresponding video signals according to the number, so as to transmit the corresponding video signals to the display in the video wall.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 18, 2017
    Date of Patent: February 11, 2020
    Assignee: ATEN International Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Li-Jen Chang
  • Patent number: 10547894
    Abstract: A synchronized video stream switching method for a video wall system. The video wall system includes a transmitter having first and second channels, and a receiver having third and fourth channels. The method includes: (a) After receiving a control command, the transmitter uses the first channel to transmit the first video stream to the third channel, and uses the second channel to transmit a pre-switch command to the fourth channel. (b) After receiving the pre-switch command, the receiver preserves the first video stream in the third channel. (c) After the switching event occurs at the transmitter in response to the control command, the transmitter transmit the second video stream via the first channel, but the receiver continues to preserve the first video stream in the third channel within a predetermined time period. (d) After the predetermined time period, the receiver accepts the second video stream in the third channel.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 6, 2018
    Date of Patent: January 28, 2020
    Assignee: ATEN International Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Yung-Yi Chang
  • Publication number: 20190387182
    Abstract: A live streaming system communicatively connected to a first camera, where the first camera captures an original image. The live streaming system includes a controller and an electronic device. The controller can send a prompt signal via the image captured by the first camera. The electronic device communicates with the controller and the first camera, and includes a processor and a network interface device. The processor recognizes the prompt signal in the captured image, and in response thereto, processes the original image to generate a synthesized image; it further analyzes the prompt signal to determine the location of the synthesized image. The network interface device is electrically connected to the processor and live streams the synthesized image.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 29, 2019
    Publication date: December 19, 2019
    Applicant: ATEN International Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Li-Ying Wang, Yu-Ting Wang, Chia-Chih Chen, Hsiang-Jui Yu
  • Patent number: 10509755
    Abstract: An automatic switching apparatus and an automatic switching method are disclosed. The automatic switching apparatus includes a universal serial bus Type-C input connector, a plurality of main links, at least one video output connector and at least one USB output connector. The automatic switching method includes the steps of: (a) detecting a use state of the plurality of main links; and (b) automatically switching the specification of the at least one USB output connector.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 14, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 17, 2019
    Assignee: ATEN International Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Shang-Yi Yang, Sin-Hong Chen, Tze-an Shen
  • Patent number: 10496352
    Abstract: The present invention provides a calibration system and method of multi-image output system. The output image of the multi-image output system can be automatically calibrated by using simple hardware apparatus and algorithm.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 3, 2015
    Date of Patent: December 3, 2019
    Assignee: ATEN International Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Chun-Chi Liao
  • Publication number: 20190324934
    Abstract: A method for increasing compatibility of DisplayPort includes: providing a first source device, a second source device, a controller, and a sink device, wherein the first source device is connected to the controller; the first source device transmitting a first image signal to the sink device via a main link for displaying the first image signal on the sink device; causing the controller to disconnect from the first source device and connect to the second source device; executing a simulation process to generate a DC level variation on an auxiliary channel between the controller and the sink device; the second source device transmitting auxiliary data to the sink device; the sink device transmitting link data back to the second source device; and the second source device transmitting a second image signal to the sink device via a second main link for displaying the second image signal on the sink device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 28, 2019
    Publication date: October 24, 2019
    Applicant: ATEN International Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Kai-Jui Chan, Ting-Ju Tsai
  • Patent number: 10440315
    Abstract: A video signal switching apparatus includes a signal selection device which selectively outputs received multiple video signals to its first and second output ports; and a signal switching device, which includes first and second signal conversion devices coupled to the first and second output ports, and a switch which selectively couples the first or second signal conversion device to a switch output. The first signal conversion device receives a first video signal having a first format from the first output port and converts it to a first converted video signal having a second format. While the switch selectively couples the first converted video signal from the first signal conversion device to the switching output, the second signal conversion device receives a second video signal having a first format from the second output port and converts it to a second converted video signal having the second signal format.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 15, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 8, 2019
    Assignee: ATEN International Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Hao-Jun Chen, Hao-Tai Hsu
  • Patent number: 10417742
    Abstract: A system for editing preview images. The system includes at least one source end, a control terminal and at least one display end. The control terminal is coupled between the source end and the display end. The source end provides at least one image. The control terminal provides a user interface. The control terminal includes an image capture module, a previewing module and a media parameter module.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 18, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 17, 2019
    Assignee: ATEN International Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Ding-Yuan Wang
  • Patent number: 10380054
    Abstract: A method for increasing compatibility of DisplayPort includes: providing a first source device, a second source device, a controller, and a sink device, wherein the first source device is connected to the controller; the first source device transmitting a first image signal to the sink device via a main link for displaying the first image signal on the sink device; causing the controller to disconnect from the first source device and connect to the second source device; executing a simulation process to generate a DC level variation on an auxiliary channel between the controller and the sink device; the second source device transmitting auxiliary data to the sink device; the sink device transmitting link data back to the second source device; and the second source device transmitting a second image signal to the sink device via a second main link for displaying the second image signal on the sink device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 28, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 13, 2019
    Assignee: ATEN International Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Kai-Jui Chan, Ting-Ju Tsai
  • Patent number: 10360170
    Abstract: The present invention provides an apparatus for expanding a serial communication port. The apparatus includes a first serial port, a second serial port and a processing and control module. The first serial port is used to transmit a first signal, and the second serial port is used to transmit a second signal. The processing and control module is coupled between the first serial port and the second serial port. The processing and control module includes a first serial bus host controller, a second serial bus host controller, a data forwarding unit and an expansion unit. The apparatus is connected between an electronic device and multiple peripheral devices, so that via the expansion unit, each peripheral device generates its own communication port on the electronic device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 3, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 23, 2019
    Assignee: ATEN International Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Kuo-Feng Kao, Li-Jen Chang, Hsiang-Jui Yu
  • Publication number: 20190205079
    Abstract: A resource sharing device and control method thereof. The resource sharing device is electrically coupled to a plurality of computers and a mouse. The mouse is used to control a mouse cursor, and each computer is electrically coupled to a display. The steps include: identifying the spatial arrangement and resolutions of the displays; the computers initializing the respective positions of the mouse cursor; receiving a mouse displacement generated by the mouse; generating a mouse cursor displacement according to the mouse displacement and an acceleration setting; transmitting the mouse cursor displacement to one of the computers; determining whether the mouse cursor reaches a threshold; when the determination is affirmative, switching the mouse control to another computer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 28, 2018
    Publication date: July 4, 2019
    Applicant: ATEN International Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Xiao-hong WANG, Xing HONG, Sung-Ting DAI