Patents Assigned to HTC Corporation
  • Patent number: 11031108
    Abstract: A medicine management method includes acquiring user information of medicine usage corresponding to at least one assigned medicine; acquiring user information of medicine using reactions; and displaying the user information of medicine usage with first time information corresponding to different time points of using the at least one assigned medicine and the user information of medicine using reactions with second time information corresponding to different time points of occurring medicine using reactions concurrently.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 7, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 8, 2021
    Assignee: HTC Corporation
    Inventors: Tsung-Hsiang Liu, Ya-Han Yang, Hao-Ting Chang, Chih-Wei Cheng, Ting-Jung Chang
  • Publication number: 20210149151
    Abstract: A head-mounted display device includes a housing, a pair of display modules, a pair of cameras, a driving module and a control system. The housing can cover eyeballs of the user. The cameras are respectively fixed to the display modules to capture images of the eyeballs. The driving module is coupled to the display module to move the display modules relative to the housing. The control system is electrically connected to the of cameras and the driving module. An adjustment method is applicable to the above-mentioned head-mounted display device. An image of the corresponding eyeball is captured by one of the cameras. The control system calculates a deviation between a center of a pupil of the corresponding eyeball and a center of the corresponding image according to the image. The control system controls the driving module to move the display modules relative to the housing according to the deviation.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 16, 2020
    Publication date: May 20, 2021
    Applicant: HTC Corporation
    Inventors: Jian-Zhi Tseng, Chang-Hsueh Liu, Sheng-Wen Chen, Mong-Yu Tseng
  • Patent number: 11009712
    Abstract: A head-mounted display device includes a wearable assembly, an adjusting module and a control module. The wearable assembly is suitable for wearing to a user's head. The adjusting module is movably coupled to the wearable assembly, and includes a transmission mechanism and a driving element. The transmission mechanism is movably coupled to the wearable assembly, and the driving element is coupled to the transmission mechanism. The control module is electrically connected to the driving element. When the control module outputs a control signal to the driving element, the driving element drives the transmission mechanism to actuate, such that the transmission mechanism drives the wearable assembly along with driving of the driving element to change a girth of the wearable assembly to fit heads of different users.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 24, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 18, 2021
    Assignee: HTC Corporation
    Inventors: Li-Hsun Chang, Kuan-Ying Ou, Chen-Fu Chang, Tian-Jia Hsieh
  • Publication number: 20210141190
    Abstract: The head mounted display device includes a tube, a reflecting mirror, an infrared camera, and an imaging lens. The reflecting mirror is arranged in the tube. The reflecting mirror has a first plane and a second plane connected in sequence, wherein the first plane and the second plane have normal vectors that are not parallel to each other. The infrared camera receives the reflected image beam from the second plane of the reflecting mirror, wherein the second plane of the reflecting mirror receives the image beam to generate the reflected image beam. The imaging lens is arranged at the first open end of the tube.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 6, 2020
    Publication date: May 13, 2021
    Applicant: HTC Corporation
    Inventors: Yen-Fang Cheng, Iok Kan Choi, Qing-Long Deng
  • Publication number: 20210141231
    Abstract: A head mounted display apparatus and a distance measurement device are provided. The distance measurement device includes an image capturing device, a lens set, a position adjuster, and a controller. The position adjuster is configured to adjust positions of the image capturing device and the lens set. The position adjuster respectively adjusts the positions of the image capturing device and the lens set at a plurality of time points. The image capturing device respectively obtains a plurality of images of a target area at the plurality of time points. The controller accordingly obtains a separation distance between the lens set and the target area according to the plurality of images.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 27, 2020
    Publication date: May 13, 2021
    Applicant: HTC Corporation
    Inventors: Chia-Hua Yeh, Chun-Ta Lin
  • Patent number: 11002906
    Abstract: A waveguide device includes two diffractive optical elements, a waveguide element, and two polarizing units. Each of the diffractive optical elements has a grating configured to diffract light of a wavelength to propagate with a diffraction angle. The waveguide element is configured to guide light propagated from one of the diffractive optical elements to the other of the diffractive optical elements. The polarizing units are at opposite surfaces of the waveguide element and optically coupled between the diffractive optical elements. Each of the polarizing units is configured to reflect light of a first polarization characteristic and transmit light of a second polarization characteristic.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 2, 2020
    Date of Patent: May 11, 2021
    Assignee: HTC Corporation
    Inventor: Qing-Long Deng
  • Patent number: 11006331
    Abstract: A communication device for handling a pre-allocated uplink (UL) grant comprises a storage device and a processing circuit, coupled to the storage device. The storage device stores, and the processing circuit is configured to execute instructions of: using a first temporary identity to perform a data communication with a first base station (BS) via a first cell; receiving a handover command from the first BS, wherein the handover command configures the pre-allocated UL grant and configures the communication device to perform a handover to a second cell; and releasing the pre-allocated UL grant in response to a failure, when detecting the failure before completing the handover to the second cell.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 22, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 11, 2021
    Assignee: HTC Corporation
    Inventor: Chih-Hsiang Wu
  • Patent number: 11004457
    Abstract: A sound reproducing method used in sound reproducing apparatus that includes the steps outlined below is provided. An input sound signal related to listener data and sound source data is received. An encoding process is performed by multiplying the input sound signal by an encoding function matrix having entries related to a basis function to generate an encoding result. A decoding function matrix is retrieved from the storage and at least one direction parameter is applied to the decoding function matrix, wherein the decoding function matrix compensates a difference between an ideal approximation result and a modeled approximation result of the input sound signal. A decoding process is performed by multiplying the encoding result by the decoding function matrix having the direction parameter applied to generate an output sound signal. The output sound signal is reproduced.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 17, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 11, 2021
    Assignee: HTC Corporation
    Inventors: Chun-Min Liao, Yan-Min Kuo
  • Publication number: 20210134250
    Abstract: A display system includes an operation device and a display device. The operation device receives status information and a display image, and analyze the display image according to the status information to generate a foveal image, a background image, and positioning information corresponding to the foveal image. The display device is coupled to the operation device, and is configured to detect eyeball status of a user to generate the status information; receive the foveal image, the background image, and the positioning information; and enlarge the background image to generate an enlarged background image and combine the foveal image with the enlarged background image according to the positioning information to generate an output image.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 12, 2020
    Publication date: May 6, 2021
    Applicant: HTC Corporation
    Inventors: Iok Kan Choi, Po-Sen Yang, Shiang-Ting Wan, Ling-Yi Ding
  • Patent number: 10996765
    Abstract: A controller for finger gesture recognition, including a griping body, a manipulating component and a sensing component, is provided. The griping body includes a head portion and a griping portion which is opposite to the head portion and includes a plurality of finger contact areas. The manipulating component is disposed on the head portion, and the sensing component includes a plurality of finger sensors which are disposed in the finger contact areas, respectively. A method for recognizing finger gesture is also provided, including steps of: receiving a signal of finger movement from the controller, wherein the signal of finger movement is generated by at least one of the finger sensors sensing that at least one of user's fingers contacts or approaches the controller; determining a finger gesture constituted by the fingers according to the signal of finger movement; and generating a signal of finger gesture corresponding to the finger gesture.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 8, 2020
    Date of Patent: May 4, 2021
    Assignee: HTC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Wan-Hsieh Liu, Chou-Wei Wu, Wei-Gang Tsai, Chih-Ting Chen
  • Patent number: 10996743
    Abstract: A computer-implement operating method includes periodically generating sensing data by determining a triggered area of each of the sensors of a surface on which each of the sensors disposed; grouping effective sensors among the sensors into a plurality of sensor groups respectively corresponding to the fingers; obtaining a bending angle of one finger among the fingers according to the sensing values of the sensing data of all effective sensors in one sensor group corresponding to the said one finger among the sensor groups; and bending one virtual finger corresponding to the said one finger among virtual fingers of a virtual hand rendered in a virtual space corresponding to the electronic system according to the obtained bending angle of the said one finger, so as to render the virtual hand having a gesture matching to a gesture of the hand sensed by the controller.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 31, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 4, 2021
    Assignee: HTC Corporation
    Inventors: Li-Hsun Chang, Tian-Jia Hsieh, Kuan-Ying Ou, Hsi-Yu Tseng, Chen-Fu Chang, Huan-Hsin Li, Chien-Min Wu, Tzu-Hao Lin
  • Patent number: 10996749
    Abstract: An immersive headset system includes a headset device and a displaying device. The headset device includes a pupillary sensor for determining an interpupillary distance value. The displaying device is communicated with the headset device. The displaying device includes a display panel for displaying an immersive content. The immersive content includes a right visual window and a left visual window. The right visual window and the left visual window are displayed synchronously at different positions on the display panel. When the displaying device receives the interpupillary distance value from the headset device, the right visual window and the left visual window of the immersive content are allocated by the displaying device according to the interpupillary distance value.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 25, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 4, 2021
    Assignee: HTC Corporation
    Inventors: Sheng-Cherng Lin, Chang-Hua Wei
  • Publication number: 20210127105
    Abstract: A subtitle-embedding method for a virtual-reality (VR) video is provided. The method includes the following steps: obtaining a VR video; in response to execution of a display operation of the VR video, analyzing a current stereoscopic image of the VR video to obtain at least one object and an object parallax corresponding to the object in the current stereoscopic image; adjusting a subtitle parallax of a subtitle to be superimposed onto the current stereoscopic image according to the object parallax, wherein the subtitle parallax is greater than the object parallax; and superimposing the subtitle onto the current stereoscopic image using the calculated subtitle parallax.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 29, 2019
    Publication date: April 29, 2021
    Applicant: HTC Corporation
    Inventor: Kuan-Wei LI
  • Patent number: 10993078
    Abstract: A tracking system and a computer-implement operating method for the same are provided. The method includes transmitting a plurality of request wireless signals; in response to receiving the request wireless signals by the tag device, transmitting a plurality corresponding response wireless signals by the tag device; in response to receiving the corresponding response wireless signals by the anchor array, calculating a plurality of distances between the tag device and each of a plurality of anchor devices of the anchor array according to the request wireless signals and the response wireless signals, and accordingly calculating an absolute coordinate of the tag device; and in response to the absolute coordinate of the tag device is identified as being in a seen space of the virtual space by the processor, rendering a virtual object corresponding to the physical object into the seen space according to the absolute coordinate of the tag device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 15, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 27, 2021
    Assignee: HTC Corporation
    Inventors: Chien-Ting Ho, Yen-Liang Kuo, Chieh-Sen Lee, Ta-Chun Pu
  • Patent number: 10990170
    Abstract: An eye tracking method includes: constructing, by a processing circuit, an eye model; analyzing, by the processing circuit, a first head center position, according to a plurality of first pupil shape information and the eye model, wherein the plurality of first pupil shape information correspond to a plurality of first gazing vectors; capturing, by a camera circuit, a first image of the eye; analyzing, by the processing circuit, a determined gazing vector, according to the eye model and the first image; and adjusting, by the processing circuit, the first head center position according to an actual pupil shape information group and a plurality of simulated pupil shape information groups.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 15, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 27, 2021
    Assignee: HTC Corporation
    Inventors: Wei-Chen Chen, Yung-Chen Lin
  • Patent number: 10990136
    Abstract: A wireless communication device and a case assembly are provided. The wireless communication device includes main body, kickstand structure and antenna module. The main body includes display portion, back portion and RF signal module. The display and back portions are opposite, which the RF signal module is disposed between. The kickstand structure is rotationally pivoted to the back portion of main body. The antenna module is disposed on the kickstand structure and electrically connected to the RF signal module of main body. The case assembly is partially covered the wireless communication device and includes case covering the back portion of wireless communication device, kickstand structure rotationally pivoted to the case and antenna module disposed on the kickstand structure and electrically connecting to the RF signal module of wireless communication device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 12, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 27, 2021
    Assignee: HTC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Cheng Hung Lin, Szu Po Wang, Chun Hsien Lee
  • Publication number: 20210120329
    Abstract: A head mounted display including a main body, a sound controller, a vibration driver, a motion sensor, a vibrator and a speaker is provided. The main body has a display device. The sound controller is electrically connected to the main body. The vibration driver is electrically connected to the sound controller. The motion sensor is configured to sense a motion state of the main body. The vibrator is electrically connected to the vibration driver. The vibration driver receives a vibration signal from the sound controller, adjusts the vibration signal as needed according to the motion state and then drives the vibrator to generate vibration by the vibration signal. The speaker is electrically connected to the sound controller. The speaker outputs a sound according to a sound signal received from the sound controller. A driving method of a head mounted display is also provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 22, 2019
    Publication date: April 22, 2021
    Applicant: HTC Corporation
    Inventors: Yung-Ching Tseng, Yen-Chieh Wang
  • Patent number: 10979617
    Abstract: A control method suitable for a mobile device comprising a camera includes operations as follows: obtaining a description of a first wireless device adjacent to the mobile device through a wireless communication packet; capturing a first image of a physical environment by the camera; recognizing a first candidate object within the first image; matching the first candidate object with the description of the first wireless device; and in response to that the first candidate object matches with the description of the first wireless device and a first predetermined instruction is received, generating a first command according to the description of the first wireless device, wherein the first command is to be transmitted to the first wireless device over a wireless communication for manipulating the first wireless device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 10, 2020
    Date of Patent: April 13, 2021
    Assignee: HTC Corporation
    Inventor: Sheng-Yang Pan
  • Patent number: D916087
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 14, 2020
    Date of Patent: April 13, 2021
    Assignee: HTC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Chang-Hua Wei, Shih-Hsiu Lee, Yu-Chuan Chang
  • Patent number: D917474
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 9, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 27, 2021
    Assignee: HTC Corporation
    Inventors: Meng-Sheng Chiang, Chin-Wei Chou, Yien-Chun Kuo