Patents Assigned to Compal Electronics, Inc.
  • Publication number: 20190317560
    Abstract: A hinge module includes a housing and at least one carrying assembly. The housing includes two accommodation spaces. The at least one carrying assembly is disposed at the housing and includes a torque element, two rotation shafts and two brackets. The torque element is disposed in one of the accommodation spaces. The two rotation shafts pass through the torque element. The two brackets are respectively connected to the two rotation shafts and located outside the housing. Each bracket is adapted to rotate along with the corresponding rotation shaft and rotate relative to the torque element.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 9, 2019
    Publication date: October 17, 2019
    Applicant: COMPAL ELECTRONICS, INC.
    Inventors: Che-Hsien Lin, Che-Hsien Chu, Chun-An Shen
  • Publication number: 20190317557
    Abstract: An electronic device includes a first component, a second component, a dual axis module, and a third component. The second component is flipably disposed at the first component. The dual axis module has a first shaft and a second shaft. The second component is pivoted to the second shaft. The third component is pivoted to the first shaft. The electronic device is switched between a first state, a second state, a third state, and a fourth state. During the switching of the first state to the second state, the first shaft is rotatable relative to the first component and the second shaft is non-rotatable. During the switching of the second state to the third state, the first shaft is non-rotatable and the second shaft is rotatable relative to the first component. During the switching of the third state to the fourth state, the first shaft is rotatable relative to the first component and the second shaft is non-rotatable.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 16, 2019
    Publication date: October 17, 2019
    Applicant: COMPAL ELECTRONICS, INC.
    Inventors: Tzu-Chien Lai, Yen-Hsiao Yeh
  • Publication number: 20190310690
    Abstract: An electronic device includes a body, a driven component, a first magnetic component and a second magnetic component. The driven component is slidably disposed in the body. The first magnetic component is disposed at the driven component. The second magnetic component is located at one side of the driven component, and the first magnetic component and the second magnetic component are disposed corresponding to each other. The second magnetic component is configured to generate a magnetic attraction force or a magnetic repulsion force to the first magnetic component, so as to position the driven component based on the magnetic attraction force or the magnetic repulsion force between the first magnetic component and the second magnetic component.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 31, 2019
    Publication date: October 10, 2019
    Applicant: COMPAL ELECTRONICS, INC.
    Inventors: Jen-Ting Wei, Chen-Cheng Wang, Chun-Chieh Chen, Yuan-Xing Tsai
  • Publication number: 20190310714
    Abstract: A motion evaluation system, a method thereof and a computer-readable recording medium are provided. The motion evaluation system includes at least one sensor and a processor. The sensor generates sensing data for a motion posture. The processor obtains the motion posture of the sensor, determines a continued time accumulated when the motion posture conforms to a correct posture, and sends a notification message according to the continued time. The correct posture is related to an angle at which a portion under test inclined to a reference object. Accordingly, the rehabilitation can be performed anytime and anywhere, and it is easier for tracking the rehabilitation situation.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 10, 2019
    Publication date: October 10, 2019
    Applicant: COMPAL ELECTRONICS, INC.
    Inventors: Ying-Chi Huang, Miao-Ju Hsu, Chih-Yuan Chi, Chin-Liang Ko, Nien-Lun Chen, Huang-Chih Chen, Fu-Ruei Li, Wei-Hsi Chen, Chia-Hung Ou
  • Patent number: 10434816
    Abstract: A stylus suitable for an electronic device is provided. The stylus comprises a pen barrel and a core. The pen barrel has a sidewall and at least one first protrusion, and the first protrusion is located at an inner side of the sidewall. The core movably passes through the pen barrel. The core has a pen tip and at least one second protrusion. Under a first status, the first protrusion and the second protrusion are dislocated from each other. Under a second status, the first protrusion and the second protrusion are aligned with each other to make a part of pen barrel expand and deform.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 13, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 8, 2019
    Assignee: COMPAL ELECTRONICS, INC.
    Inventors: Hsin Yeh, Chih-Wen Chiang, Jyh-Chyang Tzou, Wei-Hao Lan
  • Patent number: 10437292
    Abstract: Provided is a protection cover, applicable to an electronic device. The protection cover includes a cover body and at least one sensing module. The cover body has a view window, wherein the cover body is suitable for covering a display surface of the electronic device and exposing a part of the display surface via the view window. The at least one sensing module is provided on the cover body and aligns with the view window, wherein the at least one sensing module is suitable for sensing at least one object in the view window to generate a touch signal, and transmitting the touch signal to the electronic device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 23, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 8, 2019
    Assignee: COMPAL ELECTRONICS, INC.
    Inventors: Shu-Hsien Chu, Yu-Wen Cheng, Ming-Chung Liu
  • Patent number: 10437140
    Abstract: A projection device includes a projection module and a first camera module. The projection device has a first optical axis and configured to form a projection area, wherein a projection of the first optical axis on an X-Z plane of the projection device is perpendicular to an X-Y plane on which the projection area is formed. The first camera module is disposed on a side of the projection module and includes a second optical axis, wherein the first camera module is configured to form a first shooting area, the second optical axis forms a first angle ??1 with respect to the first optical axis, the projection area at least partially overlaps the first shooting area to form an overlapping area, and the first angle ??1 is a function of a distance between the projection module and the first camera module.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 16, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 8, 2019
    Assignee: COMPAL ELECTRONICS, INC.
    Inventors: Wei-Jun Wang, Wen-Yi Chiu, Ting-Wei Wu, Chia-Min Liao, Tse-Hsun Pang, Kun-Hsuan Chang, Yu-Hao Tseng, Jui-Tsen Huang
  • Patent number: 10437330
    Abstract: A gaze detection, identification and control method includes steps of providing a portable electronic device, performing a continuous image capture on a user through an image capture unit of the portable electronic device to sequentially obtain an initial image and a plurality of detected images, detecting and defining a gaze position of the user according to the initial image, identifying a change amount and a change direction of the gaze position of the user according to the detected images, and sending a control command according to the change amount and the change direction. Therefore, the advantages of easy recognition and time-saving are achieved.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 20, 2019
    Date of Patent: October 8, 2019
    Assignee: COMPAL ELECTRONICS, INC.
    Inventors: Huang-Chih Chen, Yueh-Hsiang Chen, Yu-Cheng Hsu
  • Patent number: 10435933
    Abstract: A pivoting mechanism includes a first bracket having a first sliding slot, a second bracket having a second sliding slot, a torsion structure located between the first bracket and the second bracket, a first and a second sliding members and a first and a second elastic arms. The first and the second brackets are respectively pivoted to a first and a second sides of the torsion structure. The first sliding member is pivotally connected to the first side and slidably disposed in the first sliding slot. The second sliding member is pivotally connected to the second side and is slidably disposed in the second sliding slot. The first elastic arm connects the first sliding member and leans against a first inclined sidewall of the first sliding slot. The second elastic arm connects the second sliding member and leans against a second inclined sidewall of the second sliding slot.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 22, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 8, 2019
    Assignee: COMPAL ELECTRONICS, INC.
    Inventors: Che-Hsien Lin, Che-Hsien Chu, Wei-Ning Chai, Chun-An Shen
  • Patent number: 10437468
    Abstract: An electronic apparatus and an operating method of the electronic apparatus are provided. The electronic apparatus includes a display unit, a base, a touch pad and a processing unit. The base is coupled to the display unit. The touch pad is disposed on the base, includes touch areas and receives a touch action performed by the user on any touch area. The processing unit is coupled to the touch pad and sets a display frame of the display unit into display areas according to a position of each touch area, so that each touch area has the corresponding display area at a corresponding position on the display unit. After the touch pad received a first touch event, the processing unit obtains a first touch area where the first touch event is generated, and displays a first user interface in a first display area corresponding to the first touch area.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 14, 2016
    Date of Patent: October 8, 2019
    Assignee: COMPAL ELECTRONICS, INC.
    Inventors: Feng-Yi Yu, Chia-Shin Weng, Hsin-Pei Tsai, Jih-Houng Lee, Kuan-Yu Chen
  • Patent number: 10437298
    Abstract: A lifting mechanism is adapted to bear an expansion unit, and the expansion unit contacts or is separated from a heat dissipating module. The lifting mechanism includes an outer casing base and a bearing base. The bearing base is disposed on the outer casing base liftably along a first axis. The expansion unit is disposed on the bearing base. When the bearing base is located at an original position relative to the outer casing base, the expansion unit on the bearing base is separated from the heat dissipating module. When the bearing base is lifted relative to the outer casing base along the first axis to a lifting position, the expansion unit on the bearing base contacts the heat dissipating module. An electronic device having the lifting mechanism is further provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 23, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 8, 2019
    Assignee: COMPAL ELECTRONICS, INC.
    Inventors: Yen-Chia Chang, Shih-Wei Wang
  • Publication number: 20190302840
    Abstract: A foldable electronic input device having a folded mode and an unfolded mode is provided. The foldable electronic input device includes a first body having a first surface and a second surface opposite to the first surface and a second body having a third surface. A first input area and a second input area are disposed on the first surface and the second surface, respectively. The third input area is disposed on the third surface. When in the folded mode, the second body is located directly below the first body and the third surface faces the second surface. When in the unfolded mode, the first body is located beside the second body, the second surface forms a plane with the third surface, and the second input area and the third input area constitute a fourth input area. A portable electronic device including the foldable electronic input device is also provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 27, 2019
    Publication date: October 3, 2019
    Applicant: COMPAL ELECTRONICS, INC.
    Inventors: Jyh-Chyang Tzou, Hsiao-Wen Tseng, Yi-Hsun Liu, Yao-Hsien Yang, Han-Tsai Liu
  • Publication number: 20190305414
    Abstract: A communication apparatus, an electronic apparatus and an antenna adjustment method thereof are provided. The communication apparatus includes an antenna system, a tuning portion and a switch circuit. The antenna system includes at least two antenna units. The tuning portion is disposed between the at least two antenna units and includes at least two branch units. The switch circuit is coupled to the tuning portion. The switch circuit switches a conduction from a first one of the branch units to a second one of the branch units according to a switching signal. The switching signal is related to performances of the antenna system. Accordingly, a dynamic and flexible adjustment mechanism can be provided to increase throughput and improve users' internet experience.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 2, 2019
    Publication date: October 3, 2019
    Applicant: COMPAL ELECTRONICS, INC.
    Inventors: Liang-Che Chou, Li-Chun Lee, Yu-Chun Hsieh, Mau-Chi Sun, Jui-Hung Lai, Wen-Feng Tsai, Chih-Chien Liu
  • Patent number: 10429902
    Abstract: An electronic device includes a first body and a second body. The first body includes a connecting mechanism having a base, at least one locking member, a limiting member, and a driving member connected to the limiting member. The locking member includes at least one locking portion. The second body has a through hole. At least one of a plurality of inner sidewalls of the through hole has at least one locking hole. When the connecting mechanism is located in the through hole and the driving member is in a locked state, the locking portion is protruded from at least one opening of the base and extended into the locking hole. When the driving member is actuated to an unlocked state, the driving member drives the limiting member to move and the locking member moves relative to the base such that the locking portion is retracted into the base.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 31, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 1, 2019
    Assignee: COMPAL ELECTRONICS, INC.
    Inventors: Shu-Hung Lin, Wang-Hung Yeh, Shih-Chin Chou, Hsin-Chieh Fang, Chun-Wen Wang, Che-Hsien Lin
  • Patent number: 10416727
    Abstract: A pivoting mechanism is pivotally connected to a first body and a second body, and includes a rotating shaft, a linkage rod, a cover, a limiting element, a limiting slider, and a bracket. A central region of a pivoting portion of the linkage rod deviates from an axis of the rotating shaft. The limiting element is assembled to the cover and includes a protruding portion located in a first slide groove of the limiting slider and a second slide groove of the bracket. A second side of the linkage rod is connected to the limiting slider and the bracket. A shape of the first slide groove is different from that of the second slide groove. When the rotating shaft rotates, the limiting slider is driven via the linkage rod, so as to drive the protruding portion of the limiting element sliding in the first slide groove and the second slide groove, such that the cover is movable between a deployed position and a closed position.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 25, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 17, 2019
    Assignee: COMPAL ELECTRONICS, INC.
    Inventors: Che-Hsien Lin, Che-Hsien Chu
  • Publication number: 20190278325
    Abstract: A cover structure is suitable for a portable device. The cover structure includes a body, a first flexible component, an accommodation component, a second flexible component and a connection component. The first flexible component is connected to the body, and the accommodation component is connected to the first flexible component. The accommodation component has an accommodation groove configured for accommodating an object. The second flexible component is connected to the accommodation component, and the first flexible component. The connection component is connected to the second flexible component. The connection component is connected to the body, and the connection component is configured for being connected to a portable device. An electronic device is also provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 6, 2018
    Publication date: September 12, 2019
    Applicant: COMPAL ELECTRONICS, INC.
    Inventors: Hsin Yeh, Chih-Wen Chiang, Jyh-Chyang Tzou
  • Publication number: 20190278326
    Abstract: An electronic device including a main body, a handle and a driven mechanism is provided. The main body includes a base and a button unit movably disposed on the base. The handle is movably connected to the main body. The handle is adapted to be rotated from a first position to a second position relative to the main body. The driven mechanism includes a first connection element and an ascending/descending assembly. A first section of the first connection element is fixed to the handle, and a second section of the first connection element is movably disposed in the base. The ascending/descending assembly is disposed in the base and located between the second section and a bottom of the button unit. When the handle is rotated from the first position to the second position, the first connection element moves with the handle, and the ascending/descending assembly is moved with the second section and lifts up the button unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 15, 2019
    Publication date: September 12, 2019
    Applicant: COMPAL ELECTRONICS, INC.
    Inventors: Yuan-Ping Chu, Jyh-Chyang Tzou, Tsai-Yu Lin, Chun-Ping Li
  • Patent number: 10410563
    Abstract: The present invention provides a display parameter adjusting method and an electronic device employing the method. The electronic device includes a display, a light source and a light receiver. The display parameter adjusting method includes: emitting a light beam to the light receiver by the light source; calculating a turbidity of a location of the display according to a first light intensity of the light beam received by the light receiver, wherein a propagation direction of the light beam emitted by the light source is parallel to a displaying surface of the display, and the location is beneath a water surface; and adjusting the display parameter according to the turbidity.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 1, 2016
    Date of Patent: September 10, 2019
    Assignee: COMPAL ELECTRONICS, INC.
    Inventors: Kai-Yi Chen, Yu-Hao Wu, Chun-Yu Yang, Chia-Shin Weng
  • Patent number: 10409336
    Abstract: An electronic device including a first body having a first recess, a second body having a second recess corresponding to the first recess, and at least one dual-shaft hinge module connected to the first and the second bodies and disposed at inner sides of the first and the second bodies. The first and the second bodies rotate relatively via the dual-shaft binge module to be opened or closed. The dual-shaft hinge module has a dual protrusion structure movably accommodated in the first and the second recesses, and the dual protrusion structure moves into or out of the first and the second recesses when the first and the second bodies rotate relatively via the dual-shaft hinge module.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 29, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 10, 2019
    Assignee: COMPAL ELECTRONICS, INC.
    Inventors: Che-Hsien Lin, Che-Hsien Chu, Wei-Ning Chai, Chen-Hsien Cheng, Li-Fang Chen, Chun-An Shen, Yi-Hsuan Wu
  • Patent number: D863409
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 19, 2016
    Date of Patent: October 15, 2019
    Assignee: COMPAL ELECTRONICS, INC.
    Inventors: Wei-Jun Wang, Wen-Yi Chiu, Ting-Wei Wu, Po-Hsien Yang, Shi-Kuan Chen