Patents Assigned to AU Optronics Corporation
  • Patent number: 11983052
    Abstract: A display device and a bezel thereof are provided. The display device includes a display panel and a bezel. The display panel has a first surface and a second surface. The first surface includes at least one pixel pad section, and the second surface includes at least one circuit pad section. The bezel includes a first surface connecting portion, a second surface connecting portion and at least one conductive wire. The edge of the display panel having the pixel pad section and the circuit pad section is accommodated between the first surface connecting portion and the second surface connecting portion. Each conductive wire has a first end and a second end. The first end is disposed on the first surface connecting portion and the second end is disposed on the second surface connecting portion. The part of the first connecting portion having the first end corresponds to the pixel pad section, and the part of the second connecting portion having the second end corresponds to the circuit pad section.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 28, 2021
    Date of Patent: May 14, 2024
    Assignee: AU OPTRONICS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yi-Fan Chen, Che-Chia Chang, Shang-Jie Wu, Yu-Chieh Kuo, Yi-Jung Chen, Yu-Hsun Chiu, Mei-Yi Li, He-Yi Cheng
  • Patent number: 11979156
    Abstract: A level shifter includes a buffer circuit, a first shift circuit, and a second shift circuit. The buffer circuit provides a first signal and a first inverted signal to the first shift circuit, such that the first shift circuit provides a second signal and a second inverted signal to the second shift circuit. The second shift circuit generates a plurality of output signals according to the second signal and the second inverted signal. The first shift circuit includes a plurality of first stacking transistors and a first voltage divider circuit. The first voltage divider circuit is electrically coupled between a first system high voltage terminal and a system low voltage terminal. The first voltage divider circuit is configured to provide a first inner bias to gate terminals of the first stacking transistors.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 21, 2023
    Date of Patent: May 7, 2024
    Assignee: AU OPTRONICS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yi-Chen Lu, Hsu-Chi Li, Yi-Jan Chen, Boy-Yiing Jaw, Chin-Tang Chuang, Chung-Hung Chen
  • Patent number: 11980072
    Abstract: A display device, including a flexible substrate, multiple lighting units, and multiple signal lines, is provided. The lighting units and the signal lines are located on the flexible substrate, and the signal lines are respectively electrically connected to the lighting units. Each signal line includes multiple first conductive patterns, at least one second conductive pattern, and at least one third conductive pattern. The first conductive patterns are located on the flexible substrate. The second conductive pattern is located on the first conductive patterns, and two ends of each second conductive pattern are respectively connected to two first conductive patterns. In a stretched state, the two first conductive patterns twist the commonly connected second conductive pattern. The third conductive pattern is superimposed on the second conductive pattern.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 29, 2021
    Date of Patent: May 7, 2024
    Assignee: Au Optronics Corporation
    Inventors: Zih-Shuo Huang, Tsung-Ying Ke, Shang-Kai Shen
  • Patent number: 11973086
    Abstract: The invention discloses a display panel, comprising: a first substrate including a display region and a peripheral region adjacent to each other; a plurality of pixel units disposed on the first substrate and located in the display region; a control circuit disposed on the first substrate, located in the peripheral region and electrically connected to the pixel units; a planarization layer disposed on the first substrate, extending from the display region to the peripheral region and covering the pixel units and the control circuit; and a bonding pad disposed on the first substrate and located above the planarization layer; wherein a projection area of the bonding pad on the first substrate and a projection area of the control circuit on the first substrate have an overlapped region.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 21, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 30, 2024
    Assignees: AU OPTRONICS (KUNSHAN) CO., LTD., AU OPTRONICS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Chin-Chuan Liu, Fu Liang Lin
  • Patent number: 11963300
    Abstract: A panel device including a substrate, a conductor pad, a turning wire, and a circuit board is provided. The substrate has a first surface and a second surface connected to the first surface while a normal direction of the second surface is different from a normal direction of the first surface. The conductor pad is disposed on the first surface of the substrate. The turning wire is disposed on the substrate and extends from the first surface to the second surface. The turning wire includes a wiring layer in contact with the conductor pad and a wire covering layer covering the wiring layer. The circuit board is bonded to and electrically connected to the wire covering layer. A manufacturing method of a panel device is also provided herein.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 9, 2021
    Date of Patent: April 16, 2024
    Assignee: Au Optronics Corporation
    Inventors: Chun-Yueh Hou, Hao-An Chuang, Fan-Yu Chen, Hsi-Hung Chen, Yun Cheng, Wen-Chang Hsieh, Chih-Wen Lu
  • Patent number: 11955507
    Abstract: A light-emitting device, including a first type semiconductor layer, a patterned insulating layer, a light-emitting layer, and a second type semiconductor layer, is provided. The patterned insulating layer covers the first type semiconductor layer and has a plurality of insulating openings. The insulating openings are separated from each other. The light-emitting layer is located in the plurality of insulating openings and covers a portion of the first type semiconductor layer. The second type semiconductor layer is located on the light-emitting layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 9, 2021
    Date of Patent: April 9, 2024
    Assignee: AU OPTRONICS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Hsin-Hung Li, Wei-Syun Wang, Chih-Chiang Chen, Yu-Cheng Shih, Cheng-Chan Wang, Chia-Hsin Chung, Ming-Jui Wang, Sheng-Ming Huang
  • Patent number: 11955506
    Abstract: A fabrication method of a display device includes the following steps: providing a light-emitting diode (LED) display device including an circuit substrate, first LEDs, and a second LED; detecting the LED display device, wherein the second LED cannot emit light normally; removing the second LED from the circuit substrate; providing a LED substrate; transferring a third LED of the LED substrate to a first transferring substrate; transferring the third LED on the first transferring substrate to a second transferring substrate; and electrically connecting the third LED on the second transposed substrate to the circuit substrate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 15, 2021
    Date of Patent: April 9, 2024
    Assignee: Au Optronics Corporation
    Inventors: Shih-Hsiung Lin, Yang-En Wu
  • Patent number: 11948928
    Abstract: A display apparatus, including a circuit substrate, a driving unit and a light-emitting unit is provided. The driving unit is disposed on the circuit substrate. The light-emitting unit is disposed on the circuit substrate. A thickness of the driving unit is substantially the same as a thickness of the light-emitting unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 16, 2021
    Date of Patent: April 2, 2024
    Assignee: Au Optronics Corporation
    Inventors: Yang-En Wu, Shih-Hsiung Lin
  • Patent number: 11950335
    Abstract: A display device includes a glass substrate, light emitting diodes (LEDs) and driving circuits. The glass substrate includes first and second sides. The driving circuits are coupled to the LEDs. An anode of each of the LEDs receives a first anode signal different from a first reference anode signal by a first signal difference and a second anode signal different from a second reference anode signal by a second signal difference. A cathode of each of the LEDs receives a first cathode signal different from a first reference cathode signal by a third signal difference and a second cathode signal different from a second reference cathode signal by a fourth signal difference. The LEDs that are closer to the second side have greater first and third signal difference, and the LEDs that are closer to the first side have greater second fourth signal difference.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 10, 2023
    Date of Patent: April 2, 2024
    Assignee: AU OPTRONICS CORPORATION
    Inventor: Shiang-Lin Lian
  • Patent number: 11930663
    Abstract: A display panel includes a first substrate, pixel structures, a first common pad, a second substrate, a second common electrode, a display medium and a conductive particle. The pixel structures are disposed on an active area of the first substrate. The first common pad is disposed on a peripheral area of the first substrate, and is electrically connected to first common electrodes of the pixel structures. The second common electrode is disposed on the second substrate. The conductive particle is disposed on the first common pad, and is electrically connected to the first common pad and the second common electrode. The conductive particle includes a core and a conductive film disposed on a surface of the core, where the conductive film has a main portion and raised portions, and a film thickness of each of the raised portions is greater than a film thickness of the main portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 9, 2021
    Date of Patent: March 12, 2024
    Assignee: Au Optronics Corporation
    Inventors: Bo-Chen Chen, Yun-Ru Cheng, Ya-Ling Hsu, Chia-Hsuan Pai, Cheng-Wei Huang, Wei-Shan Chao
  • Patent number: 11923491
    Abstract: An electronic device, including a substrate, an edge wire, a first protection layer, and a second protection layer, is provided. The substrate has a first surface, a second surface, and a side surface connecting the first surface and the second surface. A normal vector of the side surface is different from the first surface and the second surface. The edge wire is configured on the substrate, extending from the first surface to the second surface while passing through the side surface. The first protection layer is configured on the edge wire. The edge wire is sandwiched between the substrate and the first protection layer. The edge wire and the first protection layer form an undercut structure. The second protection layer is configured on the substrate and fills the undercut structure. A manufacturing method of an electronic device is also provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 15, 2021
    Date of Patent: March 5, 2024
    Assignee: Au Optronics Corporation
    Inventors: Chih-Wen Lu, Hao-An Chuang, Chun-Yueh Hou
  • Patent number: 11910642
    Abstract: A display apparatus includes a first substrate, a pixel structure, a second substrate, and an anti-reflection structure. The pixel structure is disposed on the first substrate, and has an active element and a pixel electrode electrically connected to the active element. The second substrate is disposed opposite to the first substrate. The anti-reflection structure is disposed on the second substrate and is located between the first substrate and the second substrate. The anti-reflection structure includes a first insulating layer and a metal layer. The first insulating layer is disposed on the second substrate. The metal layer is disposed on the first insulating layer. The first insulating layer is located between the second substrate and the metal layer. The first insulating layer has an opening, the metal layer has an opening, and the opening of the first insulating layer and the opening of the metal layer overlap with the pixel electrode.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 25, 2021
    Date of Patent: February 20, 2024
    Assignee: Au Optronics Corporation
    Inventors: Chun-Cheng Hung, Zhu-Hang Wu, Che-Yuan Chang, Chee-Wai Lau, Mao-Hsun Cheng
  • Patent number: 11901369
    Abstract: A pixel array substrate, including multiple pixel structures, multiple data lines, multiple scan line groups, multiple transfer line groups, multiple connection terminal groups, and multiple bridge line groups, is provided. The multiple data lines are electrically connected to the multiple pixel structures and arranged in a first direction. Each scan line group includes multiple scan lines arranged in a second direction. The multiple scan lines of the multiple scan line groups are electrically connected to the multiple pixel structures. Each transfer line group includes multiple transfer lines arranged in the first direction. The multiple transfer lines of each transfer line group are electrically connected to the multiple scan lines of a corresponding scan line group. The bridge line groups are structurally separated. Each bridge line group is electrically connected to a corresponding transfer line group and a corresponding connection terminal group.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 27, 2021
    Date of Patent: February 13, 2024
    Assignee: Au Optronics Corporation
    Inventors: Mu-Kai Wang, Ai-Ju Tsai, Kuo-Yu Huang, Yueh-Hung Chung
  • Patent number: 11891022
    Abstract: A raindrop sensor device, including a substrate, a raindrop sensor element, a first light emitting diode, and an active element, is provided. The raindrop sensor element is located on the substrate and includes a first electrode and a second electrode separated from each other. The first light emitting diode is located on the substrate and is electrically connected to the first electrode. The first electrode and the second electrode are closer to the substrate than the active element. The active element is located on the substrate and is electrically connected to the first light emitting diode.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 27, 2021
    Date of Patent: February 6, 2024
    Assignee: Au Optronics Corporation
    Inventors: Chia-Chi Lee, Pao-Yu Huang
  • Patent number: 11888009
    Abstract: A sensing apparatus including a sensing device, a light-transmitting protective layer, a light-shielding layer, a light-transmitting adhesive layer and a light guide device is provided. The light-transmitting protective layer is disposed on the sensing device. The light-shielding layer is disposed on the light-transmitting protective layer. The light shielding layer has a pinhole corresponding to the sensing device. The light-transmitting adhesive layer is disposed on the light-transmitting protective layer and at least in the pinhole. The light guide device is disposed on the light-transmitting adhesive layer and corresponds to the pinhole. There is a gap between the light guide device and the light shielding layer; and/or the refractive index of the light-transmitting adhesive layer is greater than the refractive index of the light guide device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 18, 2021
    Date of Patent: January 30, 2024
    Assignee: Au Optronics Corporation
    Inventors: Yan-Liang Chen, Mei-Lien Huang, Chin-Hsing Li
  • Patent number: 11887529
    Abstract: A pixel array is provided. The pixel array includes a plurality of pixels, wherein each of the pixels includes a light emitting diode, a first transistor, a second transistor, a third transistor, a fourth transistor, and a fifth transistor. The first transistor receives a first data signal and a first scan signal. The second transistor is coupled to the first transistor and an anode of the light emitting diode. The third transistor receives a system high voltage and a first control signal, and is coupled to the second transistor. The fourth transistor is coupled to an anode of a light emitting diode of an adjacent pixel, a control terminal of the third transistor, and a cathode of the light emitting diode. The fifth transistor is coupled to the cathode of the light emitting diode, and receives a second control signal and a system low voltage.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 19, 2022
    Date of Patent: January 30, 2024
    Assignee: Au Optronics Corporation
    Inventors: Ya-Jung Wang, Jing-Wun Jhang, Rong-Fu Lin, Nien-Chen Li, Hsien-Chun Wang, Che-Chia Chang, June Woo Lee, Hsin-Ying Lin, Chia-Ting Hsieh, Chien-Fu Huang, Sung-Yu Su
  • Patent number: 11882733
    Abstract: An organic semiconductor substrate includes a base, a first conductive pattern, a second conductive pattern, a first metal oxide pattern, a second metal oxide pattern, an organic flat pattern layer, a source, a drain, an organic semiconductor pattern, an organic gate insulating layer, and a gate. The first conductive pattern and the second conductive pattern are disposed on the base and separated from each other. The first metal oxide pattern and the second metal oxide pattern respectively cover and are electrically connected to the first conductive pattern and the second conductive pattern, respectively. A first portion of the organic flat pattern layer is disposed between the first metal oxide pattern and the second metal oxide pattern. A surface of the first metal oxide pattern has a first distance from the base. A surface of the first portion of the organic flat pattern layer has a second distance from the base. The second distance is less than or equal to the first distance.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 1, 2021
    Date of Patent: January 23, 2024
    Assignee: Au Optronics Corporation
    Inventors: Shuo-Yang Sun, Shih-Hua Hsu, Ching-Wen Chen, Ying-Hui Lai
  • Patent number: 11876086
    Abstract: A display panel includes a substrate and display pixels. The display pixels are disposed on the substrate, and each of the display pixels includes pad sets, light-emitting devices, a first connecting wire, a second connecting wire, and first cutting regions. Each pad set has a first pad and a second pad. The light-emitting devices are electrically bonded to at least part of the pad sets. The first connecting wire is electrically connected to the first pads of a plurality of first pad sets of the pad sets. The second connecting wire is electrically connected to the second pads of the pad sets. The first cutting regions are disposed on one side of each of the first pad sets. Two first connecting portions of the first connecting wire and the second connecting wire connecting each of the first pad sets are located in one of the first cutting regions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 1, 2021
    Date of Patent: January 16, 2024
    Assignee: Au Optronics Corporation
    Inventors: Cheng-He Ruan, Jian-Jhou Tseng, Chih-Yuan Hou
  • Patent number: D1021955
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 17, 2022
    Date of Patent: April 9, 2024
    Assignee: AU OPTRONICS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Chia-Hui Chung, Chien-Sen Weng
  • Patent number: D1023056
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 24, 2022
    Date of Patent: April 16, 2024
    Assignee: AU OPTRONICS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Chia-Hui Chung, Chien-Sen Weng